Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Waterford
Professional Services
Professional Legal And Technical Acconuting Activities
Legal And Accounting Activities
69.2 - Accounting, bookkeeping and auditing activities; tax consultancy

800 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
21 September 2021
Employment effect (start)
21 September 2021
Foreseen end date
30 September 2022


Professional services firm EY is to create 800 jobs over the next year. The new roles will be in all seven of the company's offices in the island. About 600 of the new roles will be based in Dublin with the remainder in Cork, Galway, Limerick, Waterford and Belfast (in the UK). 

Approximately half of the role will be for experienced professionals, with the other half being graduate roles.

The new jobs will span a range of specialties including tax, audit, consulting, economics, law, sustainability, technology and cyber-security, amongst others.

After the new roles are filled, the company will employ 4,200 on the island.



Eurofound (2021), EY, Business expansion in Ireland, factsheet number 105269, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/105269.