100 new jobs at Horizon Therapeutics in Dublin

Horizon Therapeutics has today opened its new global headquarters in Dublin

And announced the creation of up to 100 jobs in Dublin and Waterford over the next 18 months

Horizon focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of medicines that address critical needs for people impacted by rare

The company's new 62,000 square foot facility is located at 70 St Stephen's Green in Dublin city centre

Horizon's global headquarters have been in Dublin since 2014 and it now employs about 200 people in Ireland

Timothy P Walbert, Horizon's chairman, president and chief executive officer said that Ireland has been a wonderful location for Horizon for nearly 10 years

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said he welcomed the company's commitment to creating an additional 100 new jobs in Dublin and Waterford