Ten new jobs to be created by Tremane-based company

In his first official engagement as a minister, Denis Naughten presided over the official opening of a business’s new premises at Tremane, near Athleague, that will result in the creation of ten new jobs.

  MyITdepartment.ie, a technology services company, were relocating from the Racecourse Road in Roscommon town to the rural location nearby.

  The company was established in 2003 and moved to Roscommon town four years ago, but a further move, to Tremane, was required because of the success of the company.

  At present, it employs 18 people, but ten new full-time roles will see the company grow to 28 employees over the next two years.

  The new jobs will encompass a range of skillsets, including positions in technical and engineering roles, as well as finance, digital, marketing and sales.

  Recruitment has begun for four of the jobs. Seven of them will be based at Tremane, while three will be based in Dublin.

  Seamus Quinn, the company’s Managing Director, said: “We are delighted to be in a position to offer these quality jobs, particularly in rural Ireland.

  “We have built up a very successful, growing company in the midlands despite a number of challenges, including a lack of high-speed broadband, which is obviously crucial to our business.”

  The company has invested significantly in a wireless connection to facilitate business growth and the move to Tremane.

  “Thanks to the broadband that we have invested in, we can cater for clients right across Ireland, as well as overseas, in the US and the UK, and we are expanding more this year into those international markets,” Mr. Quinn said.

  It was fitting that Minister Naughten performed the opening because broadband is part of his portfolio as Minister for Communications, Climate Change and Natural Resources.

  He said that the company was a wonderful success story and that “it is all because of access to broadband”.

  “You couldn’t get more rural than where we are at the moment – green fields all around us, narrow roads up to the premises,” Minister Naughten said.

  “Who would think you would have an IT company providing back-office services to Upstate New York from here in Tremane?

  “This company has gone from strength to strength and, hopefully, will continue to grow and develop, and it is just briliant to see it happening here in Co. Roscommon.”