EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Ireland
Region: South-West (IRL); Southern and Eastern
Location of affected unit(s): Killorglin


Sector: Professional services
Scientific research and development
72 - Scientific research and development
Number Employed: 1000

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 05-02-2020
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 05-02-2020
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2024
Planned Job Creation: 305

Additional Information

The Fintech company Fexco is to create 305 jobs over the next four years in a new research and development hub in Killorglin, County Kerry. The new jobs are part of a €21 million investment in partnership with Kerry County Council and Institute of Technology Tralee. The promised jobs are in research, development and innovation. 

Fexco currently employs 2,500 people worldwide - around 1,000 of those positions are in Ireland. The company provides technology solutions to companies that are predominantly in financial services. The jobs measure is supported by Enterprise Ireland.