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Twitter Opening Dublin Office

The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland has welcomed the announcement that Twitter that it is to establish its International office in Dublin.

Speaking on the announcement American Chamber Chief Executive Joanne Richardson said "The decision by Twitter is a welcome endorsement of the country as a location for Foreign Direct Investment. Ireland has a strong track record as a location for social media companies, and is already a successful home for companies such as Facebook and LinkedIn.

"Twitter will also join a growing community of online business in Ireland," which, according to Richardson " has been a tremendous growth area for Ireland over the last few years. We look forward to continuing successes in the future."

"This year has continued the positive trends of recent years. Last year US companies accounted for 74% of the 11,000 new jobs secured by IDA Ireland," stated Richardson. "The 600 US companies here continue to play a vital role in Ireland's economy, employing 100,000 directly, and exporting in excess of €90 billion."