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CoreHR announces the creation of 300 new jobs as part of expansion plan, supported by Enterprise Ireland

CoreHR has today announced a major expansion of its operations, creating 300 new jobs to more than double its workforce over the next three years.

CoreHR has today announced a major expansion of its operations, creating 300 new jobs to more than double its workforce over the next three years.

The expansion plans are supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through Enterprise Ireland.

Headquartered in Ballincollig, Co. Cork, CoreHR is one of the world’s leading providers of HR software and technology, specialising in cloud-based human capital management and payroll software. 

As well as its presence in Cork, the company also has offices in Dublin, Kilkenny and the UK.  The majority of the new positions will be based in Cork, Kilkenny and Dublin, with additional roles in the UK.

CoreHR is inviting applications across a wide variety of roles including Product and Development, Professional Services, Customer Support, Sales and Marketing.

Welcoming the announcement in Co. Cork today, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD, said: “Today’s announcement that CoreHR, a highly innovative Irish company, is creating 300 new jobs in Cork, Dublin and Kilkenny is great news for the country. As Minister, my priority is to ensure an environment for jobs growth is developed right across the country and in particular the regions of Ireland.  I believe only a strong economy supporting people at work can pay for the services needed to create a fair society. CoreHR is a great example of the type of company Enterprise Ireland is working with. I wish John Goulding and the team every success into the future”.

John Goulding, Chief Executive of CoreHR added: It’s a very exciting time for CoreHR, which started out almost 35 years ago, and has since carved out a strong presence across a wide range of sectors to become a world leader at the forefront of developing innovative HR software solutions. After a number of years of strong performance, including a 30% revenue growth last year, I am very much looking forward to the next stage of our success story, to expanding our talented team and to continuing our global growth strategy.”

 Julie Sinnamon, Chief Executive of Enterprise Ireland, concluded: “A key role of Enterprise Ireland is to drive and support innovation in Irish companies. Innovation is central to CoreHR’s success in competing and winning global customers. Enterprise Ireland looks forward to continuing to support CoreHR’s growth ambitions as they create new jobs in Ireland”.

Recruitment for the new positions is now underway. For more information on the roles, please visit or Interested candidates should email a CV and cover letter with details of positions of interest to the HR Manager at or call 021 494 7400 for a confidential discussion.


For further information, please contact:

Anna Kavanagh / Morwenna Rice

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About CoreHR

CoreHR, which was founded in 1982, is now the cloud-based Human Capital Management (HCM) software partner to over 460 global organisations including; Pfizer; UKTV, Clydesdale Bank; Primark; University of Oxford; Rank and Arcadia Group.

CoreHR manages all strategic and transactional HR and Payroll processes with highly intuitive and easy to use solutions that streamline processes, improve operational efficiencies and reduce costs allowing organisations to focus on what is important – their people. They can empower their global workforce with a mobile experience enabling them to perform tasks and access information anytime, anywhere and on any device, transforming the way their people work.

The group has seen significant growth and expansion, disrupting the market with its next generation HCM technology, and achieving over 30% revenue growth in the last twelve months alone

For more information on CoreHR, visit

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