Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Ireland, the UK
Professional Services
Professional Services And Management Consultancy
Activities Of Head Offices; Management Consultancy Activities
70.22 - Business and other management consultancy activities

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


The largest global consulting company Ernst and Young (EY) has announced that it will create 816 new jobs worldwide within the next year. The business expansion applies to six offices in Ireland and one in the UK. Over half of the positions will be offered to experienced specialists, with the remainder destined for new graduates. A quarter of the new jobs will be in Waterford, Limerick, Galway, Cork and Belfast (Northern Ireland, UK); while three quarters will be in Dublin. The new employees will be sourcedĀ from fields such as sustainability, economics, audit, tax, cyber security, technology and law.

EY provides auditing services, tax consultancy, business consulting and transaction advisory. EY employs over 312,250 employees worldwide and has over 700 offices in more than 150 countries.



Eurofound (2021), Ernst & Young, Business expansion in World, factsheet number 105390, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/105390.