IT firm creates 100 jobs in Galway

An American technology company plans to establish its European headquarters in Galway, bringing 100 new jobs to the city.

Smartbear, which makes software for software developers, has thousands of customers across the world.

Its products are used to develop applications and to ensure they run smoothly across multiple platforms.

The Galway office is due to open in the coming months.

Roles in sales, marketing, finance and software development will be filled over a five-year period.