Business expansion
Southern and Eastern;
Location of affected unit(s)
Information / Communication
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
62.09 - Other information technology and computer service activities

120 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
21 November 2014
Employment effect (start)
21 November 2014
Foreseen end date
30 November 2015


IT supports services company, Xanadu, is to create 120 new jobs over the next 12 months.

Recruitment for half of these new positions has begun, while the other 60 are expected to be filled in 12 months time.

The company, formed in 2011, provides services such as data analytics, programming, back office and technical support as well as 24-hour monitoring for online clients.

The expansion means the company will double its workforce. 

Taoiseach Enda Kenny is visiting the Xanadu's office in Blackpool, Co Cork to announce the new jobs on offer.


  • 21 November 2014: Irish Examiner
  • 21 November 2014: Irish Independent
  • 21 November 2014: Irish times


Eurofound (2014), Xanadu, Business expansion in Ireland, factsheet number 77888, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/77888.