There's good news on the jobs front for the Shannonside region with the announcement of 250 new jobs at Ericsson in Athlone.
The jobs will be created over the next three years with recruitment starting immediately for a range of positions.
The jobs will be based at the Irish Research and Development Centre for Ericsson in Athlone to support 5G growth and continued investment in Cloud Technologies.
The company has been in Athlone for more than 40 years and currently employs 1200 workers at its midlands base.
Longford native Sinead Pillion who's Head of Operations for Ericsson Athlone has been explaining about the highly skilled roles that the company wants to fill now and in the next couple of years.