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Sunday 28 May 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# IDA Ireland

All time
# the good information project
FactFind: How deep is Ireland's trade and investment relationship with China?
Ireland’s ties with Chinese companies and investors have strengthened significantly in the past decade.
# noteworthy
High-earning multinational executives 'shocked' at Irish tax rates after their eligibility for special tax deal elapsed
Eighteen people earning between €1 million and €10 million benefit from enormous tax write-offs under the scheme.
# Investigation
How the IDA’s top client used Ireland to siphon billions offshore tax-free
Medical giant Abbott has deployed a complex network of offshore companies to legally shelter profits from tax officials.
# IDA Ireland
More than 55 Brexit-related investments were won by Ireland in 2018
The investments added more than 4,500 Irish jobs as employment numbers rose.
# Enterprise
Company that 'powers half of the world's busiest websites' is bringing 100 jobs to Cork
NGINX announced that it is expanding its services with a plan for rapid growth across EMEA.
# Jobs Jobs Jobs
The IDA says more people in Ireland are working for its clients than ever before
Job losses within IDA companies were at their lowest level since 1997 – but it doesn’t expect that trend to continue.
# good news
A €500m investment yesterday and 300 jobs today - it's been a good week so far for Limerick
Jobs Minister Mary Mitchell-O’Connor welcomed the ‘significant announcement’.
# job fairy
Huge boost for Ballinasloe and Dungarvan, with 260 jobs on the way
One minister said the creation of 100 jobs in Ballinasloe is “the equivalent of 1,000 jobs for Galway city”.
Breakdown: Here’s where nearly 2,000 site visits were carried out by potential investors since 2011
Unsurprisingly, Dublin came out on top with 973 visits in the past five years.
# Investment
Thanks to Facebook and Apple, the IDA says it's just had the best year ever
IDA client companies created 18,983 jobs on the ground during the past year.
# shared history
Is the British Empire's 'Jewel in the Crown' about to become Ireland's?
The government wants India to start investing big in Ireland.
# Supreme Court
Kildare man wins appeal in Supreme Court and won't be forced to sell his family home to the IDA
The four-year battle comes to a conclusion today.
# Blanchardstown
Rare disease company to create 200 jobs - at a cost of €450m
It’s one of the largest investments in healthcare in the history of the Irish state.
# intervention
IDA boss didn't talk to the government before calling for a Yes vote
Martin Shanahan’s call for a Yes vote in the same-sex marriage referendum has not gone down well with the No side.
# Fields of Athenry
Apple is building an €850 million data centre in Athenry
The €1.7 billion investment in Europe was announced by the tech giant this morning.
# Jobswatch
Good news for Dublin: Fidelity hiring 200 new workers
The jobs are at Fidelity Investments, one fo the largest providers of financial services in the world.
# job fairy
Live in Limerick? There's 100 jobs coming your way
The roles will be created over the next two years.
Ireland really is the best small country in the world to do business*
*According to this report, which will make Enda Kenny happy.
# Be cool
Bruton: No, I'm not in America because I'm nervous about the death of the 'Double Irish'
It’s all good, says the Jobs Minister.
# job fairy
85 new jobs coming to Dublin and Limerick
Two jobs announcements were made today.
# Jobswatch
Woohoo! 140 new jobs for Limerick created by Canadian company
Optel Vision is heading to the city.
# The jobs job
Bruton wants to stay in jobs portfolio
The Minister says he still has a job to do in his current post.
# very good
Ireland is the "goodest"* country in the world
*Yes, we know.
# Flashback
"You were the minister"- Richard Bruton accused of ignoring Waterford job warnings back in 1996
The current Enterprise Minister held the same role back 18 years ago.
# New Job
This is the new guy who has to woo big companies (and their jobs) to Ireland...
Martin Shanahan will take on the top job at IDA Ireland from August after the departure of Barry O’Leary.
# Jobswatch
Good news Galway: Hewlett Packard is creating 100 new jobs
The jobs are part of investment by the company in the cloud research and development facility in Galway.
# welcome
FDI companies love doing business here - and not just for our corporation tax rate
Companies said the access to Europe was a critical factor in relation to their priorities for setting up shop here.
# Competition time
Ireland up to 15th (beating the UK) in world competitiveness charts
IDA Ireland has welcomed the two place improvement, which leaves us just ahead of the UK.
# Jobs
Dublin-based companies have had €200 million worth of IDA backing, Laois has had €380,000
And other counties are lagging behind as well.
# If you build it...
IDA targets jobs growth beyond the Pale with new regional campuses
The inward investment agency returns to property construction for the first time since the 1980s.
# Jobswatch
Good news: €80 million investment and 180 new jobs for Limerick
Both Richard Bruton and Michael Noonan announced the new positions this afternoon.
# Jobswatch
Looking for work in Cork? 200 new jobs are on the way
HedgeServ already employs over 380 people in Dublin and plans to open a second Irish operation in Cork.
# Jobswatch
Up to 500 new jobs as Tyco proposes move to Cork
Good news on the jobs front for the city.
# Davos
Bono is having dinner with the Taoiseach and Finance Minister tonight
The U2 frontman will join the pair, along with 25 company executives, for an IDA hosted dinner tonight at the World Economic Forum.
# in praise of
After Jedward and hurling, The Guardian editorial is full of praise for... IDA Ireland
Enda Kenny will be drinking out of his ‘Best Small Country In The World In Which To Do Business’ mug this morning…
# New Job
Ex-CEO of Enterprise Ireland to become chair of IDA Ireland
Frank Ryan will appear before the Joint Committee for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation later today to discuss the appointment.
# Jobswatch
US company to create 300 jobs at old Dell site in Limerick
US firm Regeneron Pharmaceuticals is investing more than €200 million in a new production facility on a site previously owned by Dell.
# Jobswatch
Watch: IDA Ireland announces investment by Santa Claus
He’s coming to a town or greenfield site near you.
# Job Losses
570 job losses at pharmaceutical company in Dublin
The news from MSD follows the announcement of the closure of another plant in Wicklow earlier this year.
# Action Plan for Jobs
Percentage of foreign investment outside Dublin and Cork falls three years running
A government and IDA Ireland target to get 50 per cent of all foreign direct investment in areas outside of the two main urban centres has been dropped from the Action Plan for Jobs.