Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Professional Services
Professional Services And Management Consultancy
Activities Of Head Offices; Management Consultancy Activities
70.2 - Management consultancy activities

600 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
1 November 2022
Employment effect (start)
1 November 2022
Foreseen end date


Consultancy firm Ernst & Young Ireland is to create approximately 600 jobs across its offices in the Republic of Ireland. It is also recruiting approximately 300 people for its Belfast office. The new roles are across a wide range of areas including tax, audit, corporate finance and consulting, as well as in new growth areas, including technology consulting, digital and emerging technology, data analytics, cyber security, sustainability, law, strategy and transformation. About one-third of the new positions are for graduates.

The company currently employs 4,200 people on the island of Ireland and this will increase to 5,100 on the island of Ireland after the new jobs are filled.

In 2021, Ernst & Young announced an expansion throughout the United Kingdom, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland (EY-2021-WO). In addition, Ernst & Young Ireland also announced an expansion (EY-2021-IE). 



Eurofound (2022), Ernst & Young Ireland, Business expansion in Ireland, factsheet number 107689, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/107689.