Council support for Gorey jobs boost

by Dan Walsh

Wexford County Council is delighted to welcome CSC to Co. Wexford, following today’s announcement that the company, one of the world’s largest privately-held businesses providing financial, corporate administration and depositary services to global alternative asset managers and capital markets participants, is to set up its European Centre of Operational Excellence in the M11 Business Campus in Gorey.

The investment will create 75 jobs over four years and is supported by the Irish government through IDA Ireland.


Speaking at the announcement, President of Global Financial Markets at CSC John Hebert described Gorey as the ideal location to establish the international company’s European Centre of Operational Excellence, citing the town’s close  proximity to Dublin, excellent infrastructure, and access to a deep talent pool was a significant factor in the decision to locate there.”

Cathaoirleach of Wexford County Council, Cllr Ger Carthy said “it is great news for the county.” He added; It’s a tremendous vote of confidence in County Wexford and it clearly shows that Wexford can successfully compete as a strategic location for financial service companies.”

Chief Executive of Wexford County Council, Tom Enright was also impressed. “This decision by CSC demonstrates the company’s confidence in Wexford where it can be assured of a deep pool of highly skilled and creative talent. It also shows that the Council’s policy of supporting Wexford’s talented workforce through the development of state-of-the-art offices and infrastructure can yield significant dividends in terms of national and international investment and high-quality jobs,” he told

“I wish to congratulate Paul Whelan (who is a native of Enniscorthy) and his team in Gorey and I can assure them of the continued support of Wexford County Council as they set about establishing their European Centre of Excellence here. I also want to acknowledge the efforts and continuing support of the IDA in winning investment and bringing much needed jobs to Co. Wexford, despite the global challenges out there” concluded Mr Enright.

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