The Taoiseach has been told that Facebook will create hundreds of jobs in Ireland next year.
CEO of the social network Mark Zuckerberg confirmed the news during a meeting with Leo Varadkar during his visit to the US last night.
The Taoiseach says he also had a 'constructive' talks with Apple CEO Tim Cook, where he stressed the importance of their planned data centre in Athenry.
The Head of Facebook Ireland Gareth Lambe said details of their new jobs are still being worked out and "certainly we're going to see growth across virtually all our teams in Dublin - we've over 50 teams there.
The safety team will be growing as we continue to strengthen our systems as we continue to detect and remove inappropriate content and build a safe community on the platform.
But virtually all the other teams will be expanding and that includes sales team, infrastructure engineering, recruitment, legal and many others."