Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Dublin and Waterford
Manufacture Of Chemicals And Pharamceuticals
Manufacture Of Basic Pharmaceutical Products And Pharmaceutical Preparations
21 - Manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations

100 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
9 May 2022
Employment effect (start)
9 May 2022
Foreseen end date
31 December 2023


Biotech company Horizon Therapeutics is to create 100 jobs in Ireland over the next 18 months. The company has just opened its new headquarters on St.Stephen's Green in Dublin. Half of the new jobs will be based there. The other 50 jobs will be based at the company’s manufacturing facility in Waterford, which was opened last year, and the new positions will be for science and engineering specialists. Taoiseach Micheál Martin welcomed the announcement.

Horizon Therapeutics is specialised in rare disease medicines. It currently employs 200 people across finance, legal, technical operations and research and development. The company has had its global headquarters in Dublin since 2014.



Eurofound (2022), Horizon Therapeutics, Business expansion in Ireland, factsheet number 106843, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/106843.