EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Ireland
Region: Dublin; Southern and Eastern
Location of affected unit(s): Dublin


Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
47 - Retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles
Number Employed: 1200

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 15-02-2011
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 150

Additional Information

Online payments company PayPal has announced 150 new jobs at its site in Blanchardstown, Dublin, following a decision to expand its Irish operations. The new posts to be created by PayPal will be in customer service and merchant services, and will require applicants to be fluent in English and a second European lanaguage. PayPal already employs more than 1,200 people at its European headquarters in Dublin following a spate of successive expansions. The centre provides operational and customer support to PayPal's businesses across Europe.