Alliance Newry and Armagh representative David Murphy has welcomed the jobs announcement by computer software company First Derivatives. The Newry based company will be expanding its workforce by 360 to bring the total workforce to around 900.
David Murphy said: “This is great news for the local economy. Northern Ireland has recently seen a number of large scale job announcements from companies that operate internationally. This most recent jobs announcement shows that we are viewed as a good place to do business.
“These are exactly the sort of high tec and highly skilled jobs that we should be trying to create here.
“I hope to see more jobs announcement in the area in the coming months.”