Jobs boost for Limerick as medical device company to create up to 60 new roles

Vitalograph chief executive Frank Keane.

OVER 60 new jobs are to be created in Limerick and Clare as a medical device company has announced a recruitment drive, just one year after a €10million investment.

Vitalograph has announced that it is to expand its team, creating 60 new jobs at its Limerick City office, as well as at its Ennis headquarters.

Vitalograph specialises in medical devices that help doctors diagnose and treat respiratory conditions such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, and cystic fibrosis.

This latest jobs boost comes just over a year after the company hired 200 new staff as part of a €10million investment at its Ennis headquarters, as well as its Limerick City site, based on Cecil Street.

These new jobs will bring the company’s global headcount to over 500, with over 350 of those based in Ireland.

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Ambrose Downey, chief people officer at Vitalograph, said: “Ireland’s leadership in the medtech sector is well documented; we punch well above our weight. Vitalograph is no exception.”

“Vitalograph is having a meaningful impact tackling some of the world’s biggest healthcare challenges, and by building skilled teams, Vitalograph will be able reach its fullest potential.”