Strand Campus the newly rebranded Technology Park aims to become an international digital gaming development hub, further enhancing ‘Silicon Sligo’s growing reputation as a destination technology cluster.
Minister of State at the Department of Rural and Community Development and the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Seán Canney TD, this morning announced Fáilte Ireland investment of over €2.5million for the Sligo Cultural Plaza.
E-commerce and technology leader Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSTK) has opened its new European base in the IDA’s flagship North West business park in Sligo, and revealed it is on track to make its 100th Irish hire before year end.
“I had thought I needed to stay in Dublin in order to progress my career but moving to Sligo has actually helped advance it further.”
Frankli is a Sligo-based start-up that believes it has cracked the often elusive goal of employee engagement, particularly where geographically dispersed teams are concerned.
“I’m originally from New Jersey in the US and I spent about six months working with LiveTiles in New York City before relocating to Sligo. Sligo has the nicest, friendliest people I’ve ever met and overall it was an easy move.
The Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh T.D. and the Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. today announced almost €6.6 million is to be invested by the Government in major building extension at IT Sligo Campus.
Collaborative workspace provides both bliss of modern offices and thrill of Sligo adventure.
“Our family always wanted to move to the North West to enjoy a more relaxed lifestyle. Abbott provides a great opportunity to develop and build your career and it’s a really exciting time to be part of the organisation and my commute is now 15 minutes less each way.”
In order to boost career opportunities in the north-west, 12 companies are collaborating to make a “tech cluster”. Tech North West will bring tech companies, start-ups, innovators and educators together with a collective goal to stimulate the tech sector across Sligo, Leitrim and surrounding counties.