EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Ireland
Region: West; Border, Midland and Western
Location of affected unit(s): Clare


Sector: Construction
42.91 - Construction of water projects

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 07-04-2019
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 07-04-2019
Foreseen End Date: 01-04-2022
Planned Job Creation: 100

Additional Information

Construction company, Keating, is creating 100 new jobs, as part of its expansion into overseas markets. The jobs will be in high-end engineering and based at the company's operation in Co Clare. The company CEO has indicated Keating has experienced a boost to its business due to ports around Britain and Ireland gearing up for Brexit. Keating specialises in marine infrastructure construction projects. The company is currently in year two of a five-year business plan, but due to its increased business it is effectively at the year three level already.