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The Eir telecommunications service has been disrupted at Killybegs today following damage to telephone lines. The accidental damage was caused to the network infrastructure between Mountcharles and Inver. Eir have confirmed this evening that a repair crew are on-site repairing the damage. There is no estimated time as to when…

Eir says training and recruitment has already started for 350 new customer services jobs announced today. The telecommunications company is building a new customer contact centre at Rathedmond in Sligo town. The 350 new jobs are welcome for the North West. Eir says the jobs being created are new in…

The Junior Minister for Communications says the announcement this morning of 350 new jobs for Sligo will benefit the entire north west region. Minister Sean Canney is in Sligo this morning for the jobs announcement by telecommunications company eir at its new state-of-the-art facility at Rathedmond. The jobs will be…

A major new jobs announcement for Sligo is expected to be made later this morning. Telecommunications company Eir is to create 350 new positions at its new state of the art facility in Rathedmond in Sligo Town. Sligo/Leitrim Fine Gael TD Tony McLoughlin says it will be a massive boost…

Sligo is among the locations being suggested by telecommunications company Eir as it moves to take back a call-centre contract involving 950 outsourced staff. It comes as Eir has decided to end the contract with an Indian company, HCL Technologies. Eir now intends to operate its call centre itself from…

The Communications Minister say the government hasn’t been put over a barrel by Eir pulling out of the bidding process for the National Broadband Plan. It means there’s only one bidder left, with fears they may jack up the price they want from government to deliver broadband around the country.…

A Fianna Fail councillor in the region is claiming the National Broadband Scheme is now unlikely to be in place until 2021 at the earliest. Cavan councillor John Paul Feeley was reacting to the latest announcement of a new broadband contract having been signed between the Department of Communications and…