Aerial view of rural Ireland

A leading destination for foreign direct investment

Whether it’s for talent, technology, or ease of doing business, #Ireland has much to offer investors from across the globe. As an English-speaking country in the European Union, the world’s largest trading area with more than 448 million consumers, it’s the ideal location for an EMEA HQ within the bloc.

What’s more, Ireland is ideally situated between time zones, it can serve the European market while connecting easily to a company’s offices in North American or eastwards to hubs in MENA or Asian regions.

Over recent years, IDA Ireland has pursued a deliberate strategy to further diversify investment locations around the country, and in many places, hubs have sprung up around industries such as cybersecurity – in Cork, to the south – or medical devices makers clustered around Galway in the West of Ireland. In 2023, 54% of total investments into Ireland were outside of Dublin.

You can read more here: IDA Insights