Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Galway, Kilkenny and Dublin
Information / Communication
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
62 - Computer programming, consultancy and related activities

100 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
11 April 2022
Employment effect (start)
11 April 2022
Foreseen end date


Irish global payments company Planet is to create 100 new jobs in Ireland, as part of a global recruitment of 500 new jobs in the coming months. The new jobs based in Ireland will be a mixture of hybrid and remote working roles and will be located in Galway, Kilkenny and Dublin. New positions will be in product development, technology and finance.

The company was founded in Galway in 1985 and it has bought several payment services over the years. It provides software, payment and technology solutions for its customers.  Currently, the Planet group employs over 2,500 staff in 120 markets.



Eurofound (2022), Planet, Business expansion in Ireland, factsheet number 106697, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/106697.