By Garreth MacNamee http://jrnl.ie/3253997 Mary Mitchell O’Connor at the announcement of the 110 new jobs. GLOBAL TECH FIRM Ricoh is expanding its Irish operation with the announcement of 110 new jobs and an investment of €6.5M in their Irish HQ in Swords, north Dublin.The base at Airside Business Park will fill the new positions over a three-year period and, when finished, will bring its total workforce in Ireland to 190.In the last 18 months alone, the company created 30 jobs, separate to the 110 new jobs announced today.The new positions on offer are in the areas of technical engineering, software solutions, business development and operations management.Jobs Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor said: “The workforce is rapidly changing and Irish businesses must ensure they cater for the younger generations that are currently scaling up the career ladder.“This jobs announcement showcases Ireland’s attractiveness to global organisations as a business hub. We have an extremely talented, multinational workforce and Ricoh is demonstrating its faith and confidence in our people with this announcement today.”Read: Everyone was equal, we left our egos at the door: Why I volunteered at Apollo HouseRead: ‘This is only the start’ – The occupation has ended, but what’s next for Home Sweet Home? Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Thursday 23 Feb 2017, 7:21 AM 10,998 Views Share35 Tweet Email2 Short URL 27 Comments Feb 23rd 2017, 7:21 AM Mary Mitchell O’Connor at the announcement of the 110 new jobs. Over 100 new tech jobs announced in Dublin after €6.5 million investment The positions will be filled over a three-year period.