Company on the Move: First Data, Research and Development Hub in Ireland
First Data intends to establish a research and development center in Ireland that will house up to 300 skilled employees to centralize work on a number of the company’s leading technology platforms. The R&D center will be located in Nenagh, County Tipperary. The project is supported by the department of jobs, enterprise and innovation through IDA Ireland. First Data’s facility will be the company’s first Irish location outside of Dublin. Among the anticipated work at the new R&D center will be application and software development, application analysis, business analysis, technical project management, systems consulting and enterprise architecture, according to First Data.