Since the 1950s, Ireland has pursued a vision of ‘industrialisation by invitation’ by creating a welcoming business environment. The country’s strong legal and regulatory landscape also contributes to its reputation as an attractive and stable place to do business.
The result has been huge inflows of foreign direct investment on a sustained basis, especially from the United States. American firms make up 70% of total foreign direct investment inflows to Ireland, Europe contributes 20%, while the rest is made up of companies from other parts of the world.
Today, Foreign Direct Investment in the capital is booming. The biggest names in business are right here.
An exceptional workforce
Ireland ranks first in the world for productivity in Industry and first for flexibility and adaptability, according to the 2018 IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook. These rankings are due in part to the multinational companies currently operating in Dublin and their employees – who number in excess of 90,000.
Ireland has the youngest population in Europe. A third of the population is under 25 years old and almost a half under the age of 34. It’s not just the sheer number of potential workers that’s impressive, but their e
Dublin is Ireland’s capital city and is closely connected to the rest of the island by road and rail. Its air, sea and digital links also guarantee excellent connectivity with the UK, Europe and the rest of the world.
Dublin benefits from one of Europe’s most advanced and competitive telecommunications infrastructures. An extensive fibre optic network provides world-class national and international connectivity. The Irish telecommunications market is fully deregulated and a number of companies operate within it, including Eir, ESB telecoms, and Virgin Media.
Mobile networks in Dublin
A mixture of 3G and 4G mobile networks are availa
We've rounded up the top reasons for you to invest in Dublin. Encouraging healthy economic activity is a priority of the Irish Government and Ireland has the fastest growing economy in the EU. it’s also amongst the most competitive economies in the world, with one of the lowest unit labour costs in Europe.