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# fdi - Friday 3 January, 2020

2019 was a solid year for foreign direct investment but what does 2020 have in store?
# Feature
# Feature

2019 was a solid year for foreign direct investment but what does 2020 have in store?

Jan 3rd 2020, 11:05 AM 484 Views 0 Comments

Talent and tax changes could be issues as Ireland looks to stay as the multinational destination of choice.

# fdi - Thursday 3 January, 2019

More than 55 Brexit-related investments were won by Ireland in 2018
# IDA Ireland
# IDA Ireland

More than 55 Brexit-related investments were won by Ireland in 2018

Jan 3rd 2019, 4:44 PM 13,359 Views 19 Comments

The investments added more than 4,500 Irish jobs as employment numbers rose.

# fdi - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

IDA boss: 'I don't believe the housing crisis has cost us any investments or jobs'
# Welcome To Ireland
# Welcome To Ireland

IDA boss: 'I don't believe the housing crisis has cost us any investments or jobs'

Jan 4th 2017, 6:00 AM 6,758 Views 12 Comments

IDA boss Martin Shanahan said the rental and housing crisis in Ireland is at “pinch point”.

# fdi - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

The IDA says more people in Ireland are working for its clients than ever before
# Jobs Jobs Jobs
# Jobs Jobs Jobs

The IDA says more people in Ireland are working for its clients than ever before

Jan 3rd 2017, 11:00 AM 6,596 Views 24 Comments

Job losses within IDA companies were at their lowest level since 1997 – but it doesn’t expect that trend to continue.

# fdi - Monday 21 November, 2016

The UK wants to bring in the lowest corporate taxes of any major country
# FDI
# FDI

The UK wants to bring in the lowest corporate taxes of any major country

Nov 21st 2016, 3:14 PM 19,745 Views 98 Comments

Significant cuts to UK and US corpoate taxes are seen as direct threats to Ireland’s industrial strategy.

# fdi - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

170 jobs to go at Co Longford factory
# Cameron
# Cameron

170 jobs to go at Co Longford factory

Oct 5th 2016, 6:44 PM 16,224 Views 52 Comments

Cameron Ireland Ltd has said “with great regret” that manufacturing, assembly and test activities at its Longford plant are “potentially” set to cease.

# fdi - Sunday 2 October, 2016

FactCheck: Does Ireland really lead the world for skilled labour?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Does Ireland really lead the world for skilled labour?

Oct 2nd 2016, 8:00 PM 26,516 Views 52 Comments

The Taoiseach made an interesting claim in the Dáil this week. Is it true?

# fdi - Sunday 25 September, 2016

FactCheck: Does Ireland really have the "highest education" in Europe?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Does Ireland really have the "highest education" in Europe?

Sep 25th 2016, 9:30 PM 75,011 Views 64 Comments

Junior Minister Eoghan Murphy made an effort to impress international viewers on CNBC this week. But did he over-state the case?

# fdi - Monday 19 September, 2016

Vast majority of IDA jobs in Dublin and Cork as rural counties fall behind
# Investment
# Investment

Vast majority of IDA jobs in Dublin and Cork as rural counties fall behind

Sep 19th 2016, 6:00 AM 7,581 Views 14 Comments

Newly-released figures show the vast amount of IDA-supported jobs are created in Dublin.

# fdi - Sunday 4 September, 2016

FactCheck: Is Apple really the "largest taxpayer in Ireland"?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Is Apple really the "largest taxpayer in Ireland"?

Sep 4th 2016, 10:00 PM 37,184 Views 57 Comments

The company’s CEO Tim Cook made the claim this week, and Michael Noonan repeated it. We checked it out.

# fdi - Thursday 1 September, 2016

FactCheck: How many people actually work for foreign companies in Ireland?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: How many people actually work for foreign companies in Ireland?

Sep 1st 2016, 8:16 PM 44,456 Views 78 Comments

We heard all kinds of numbers from several politicians this week. FactCheck gets to the truth.

# fdi - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

50 jobs for Dublin as Fitbit sets up European headquarters
# IDA
# IDA

50 jobs for Dublin as Fitbit sets up European headquarters

Aug 31st 2016, 7:53 AM 17,297 Views 23 Comments

The headquarters will be home to the strategic business functions for the region.

# fdi - Friday 26 August, 2016

"Crying, frustration, devastation" - eBay staff react to announcement of Dundalk closure
# Lost Jobs
# Lost Jobs

"Crying, frustration, devastation" - eBay staff react to announcement of Dundalk closure

Aug 26th 2016, 9:28 AM 37,104 Views 81 Comments

It’s anticipated that eBay is to close its operations in its Dundalk facility in the second quarter of 2017.

# fdi - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Ireland relies heavily on foreign companies, and right now we've nowhere to put them...
# Office Space
# Office Space

Ireland relies heavily on foreign companies, and right now we've nowhere to put them...

Sep 24th 2015, 6:01 AM 11,276 Views 57 Comments

There is hardly any vacant office space in Dublin which may put foreign investors off moving here a new report has found.

# fdi - Sunday 5 April, 2015

Dozens of investors get Irish residency for pumping money into the economy
# Migrants
# Migrants

Dozens of investors get Irish residency for pumping money into the economy

Apr 5th 2015, 8:00 AM 17,096 Views 46 Comments

As many as 400 jobs have been created as a result of the Immigrant Investor Programme.

# fdi - Monday 16 March, 2015

Poll: Are ministers' St Patrick's Day trips worth the money they cost?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are ministers' St Patrick's Day trips worth the money they cost?

Mar 16th 2015, 8:28 AM 18,776 Views 103 Comments

More than €700,000 was spent between 2011 and 2014 sending ministers on trips for the national holiday. How do you feel about it?

# fdi - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Lack of office space a real headache for companies looking to set up shop
# New Gaff
# New Gaff

Lack of office space a real headache for companies looking to set up shop

Mar 5th 2015, 1:00 PM 12,655 Views 37 Comments

And for the office space already there, the price is going keep going up and up.

# fdi - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Northern Ireland may soon be allowed set its own corporation tax
# Watch Out
# Watch Out

Northern Ireland may soon be allowed set its own corporation tax

Dec 2nd 2014, 7:14 AM 6,565 Views 51 Comments

This would mean Northern Ireland could match our very attractive 12.5% rate. Let the games begin…

# fdi - Monday 24 November, 2014

A Labour senator thinks Ireland has become a lawless utopia in the past week
# WORRIED
# WORRIED

A Labour senator thinks Ireland has become a lawless utopia in the past week

Nov 24th 2014, 9:01 AM 37,147 Views 345 Comments

Lorraine Higgins is worried that water protests and other incidents will damage Ireland’s ability to attract foreign direct investment.

# fdi - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Remember Bono said he helped bring Google and Facebook to Ireland? Well, he did
# Double Irish
# Double Irish

Remember Bono said he helped bring Google and Facebook to Ireland? Well, he did

Oct 30th 2014, 12:12 PM 22,481 Views 38 Comments

He has connections, and the IDA uses them.

# fdi - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Is attracting more foreign companies to Ireland really a recipe for growth?
# Quick Fix
# Quick Fix

Is attracting more foreign companies to Ireland really a recipe for growth?

Sep 7th 2014, 8:45 AM 11,546 Views 23 Comments

In the run-up to Budget 2015, Dr Daragh McGreal looks at the benefits and pitfalls of foreign direct investment.

# fdi - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Here's how Richard Bruton plans to create 7,000 jobs a year in multinational companies
# The More The Merrier
# The More The Merrier

Here's how Richard Bruton plans to create 7,000 jobs a year in multinational companies

Jul 30th 2014, 12:15 PM 8,580 Views 42 Comments

We will be “competing to win”, the Minister said.

# fdi - Monday 30 June, 2014

Majority of indigenous tech companies expect revenue to grow
# Bright Future
# Bright Future

Majority of indigenous tech companies expect revenue to grow

Jun 30th 2014, 6:30 AM 3,151 Views 4 Comments

Over 81 per cent of companies said they were more confident about their business than they were three months ago.

# fdi - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Ireland second to Bermuda as 'conduit' for taxable income of US multinationals - IMF staff paper
# Tax Havens
# Tax Havens

Ireland second to Bermuda as 'conduit' for taxable income of US multinationals - IMF staff paper

Jun 25th 2014, 5:06 PM 8,529 Views 30 Comments

Corporate tax avoidance is bad for the global economy, paper reports.

# fdi - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

FDI companies love doing business here - and not just for our corporation tax rate
# Welcome
# Welcome

FDI companies love doing business here - and not just for our corporation tax rate

May 28th 2014, 7:30 AM 10,053 Views 37 Comments

Companies said the access to Europe was a critical factor in relation to their priorities for setting up shop here.

# fdi - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Dublin-based companies have had €200 million worth of IDA backing, Laois has had €380,000
# Jobs
# Jobs

Dublin-based companies have had €200 million worth of IDA backing, Laois has had €380,000

Apr 29th 2014, 6:30 AM 6,743 Views 21 Comments

And other counties are lagging behind as well.

# fdi - Friday 4 April, 2014

American university looks to open $1m campus in Dingle
# Kerry
# Kerry

American university looks to open $1m campus in Dingle

Apr 4th 2014, 4:14 PM 24,609 Views 82 Comments

Sacred Heart University is looking to expand its presence in the area.

# fdi - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Engineers say EirGrid project will be 'key to economic prosperity'
# FDI
# FDI

Engineers say EirGrid project will be 'key to economic prosperity'

Jan 15th 2014, 10:43 AM 7,231 Views 84 Comments

EirGrid know what they’re doing and have ‘some of the best engineers in the world’ working with them, Engineers Ireland has said.

# fdi - Monday 25 November, 2013

Percentage of foreign investment outside Dublin and Cork falls three years running
# Action Plan For Jobs
# Action Plan For Jobs

Percentage of foreign investment outside Dublin and Cork falls three years running

Nov 25th 2013, 7:10 AM 4,946 Views 19 Comments

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.

# fdi - Friday 4 October, 2013

Total foreign direct investment into Ireland increased to €258 billion
# FDI
# FDI

Total foreign direct investment into Ireland increased to €258 billion

Oct 4th 2013, 1:35 PM 4,589 Views 40 Comments

Ireland had a net surplus of €31 billion in foreign direct investment in 2012.

# fdi - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Aaron McKenna: Irish people are losing out on jobs because we are not multilingual
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Irish people are losing out on jobs because we are not multilingual

Jul 20th 2013, 8:00 AM 830 Views 102 Comments

The new jobs on offer are not beyond the capabilities of our people, but there is one thing we are lacking – a proficiency in foreign languages, writes Aaron McKenna, who says we should try and rectify this for future generations.

# fdi - Friday 19 July, 2013

75 new regional jobs created through reward scheme
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

75 new regional jobs created through reward scheme

Jul 19th 2013, 11:07 AM 4,805 Views 5 Comments

The new jobs will be made by three companies across Portarlington, Kinvara and Co. Longford.

# fdi - Monday 7 January, 2013

IDA-backed companies created 12,722 jobs last year
# Investment
# Investment

IDA-backed companies created 12,722 jobs last year

Jan 7th 2013, 10:42 AM 3,368 Views 33 Comments

The government agency responsible for foreign investment says its client companies added a net total of 6,570 jobs.

# fdi - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Column: It’s time to examine our corporate tax rate
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: It’s time to examine our corporate tax rate

Nov 15th 2012, 7:00 AM 184 Views 71 Comments

We’re regularly told that “everything is on the table” for the Budget, writes Michael Taft. So what about corporation tax?

# fdi - Sunday 4 November, 2012

Column: How Obama’s policies may hurt investment in Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: How Obama’s policies may hurt investment in Ireland

Nov 4th 2012, 7:30 PM 59 Views 46 Comments

Ireland’s foreign direct investment is at risk under Obama’s tax proposals. We should be worried, writes Dr Tom Flavin.

# fdi - Saturday 20 October, 2012

Aaron McKenna: We know Ireland has talent – why stop it from growing?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: We know Ireland has talent – why stop it from growing?

Oct 20th 2012, 8:15 AM 26 Views 6 Comments

Ireland’s ‘knowledge economy’ is actually waiting to happen, writes Aaron McKenna.

# fdi - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Ireland's trade to grow 125 per cent by 2026: report
# Trade
# Trade

Ireland's trade to grow 125 per cent by 2026: report

Jun 26th 2012, 11:39 AM 3,023 Views 11 Comments

HSBC is forecasting strong growth for Ireland’s trade, particularly in key sectors like pharma and agri-food.

# fdi - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Burton defends government's jobs record, says economy is in 'transition'
# Economy
# Economy

Burton defends government's jobs record, says economy is in 'transition'

May 3rd 2012, 8:57 AM 1,349 Views 30 Comments

The Social Protection Minister claimed that the jobs initiative had boosted tourism numbers. Yesterday, the CSO said that there were fewer visits to Ireland in the first quarter of 2012.

# fdi - Sunday 22 April, 2012

1,500 building jobs to be created over next two years
# Building
# Building

1,500 building jobs to be created over next two years

Apr 22nd 2012, 12:41 PM 5,041 Views 31 Comments

Hundreds of jobs will be created in the construction industry over the next couple of years as a result of recent announcements for foreign direct investment in Ireland, the Industrial Development Authority has said.

# fdi - Sunday 11 March, 2012

World Actors Forum to be held in Ireland next year
# Davos For The Arts
# Davos For The Arts

World Actors Forum to be held in Ireland next year

Mar 11th 2012, 2:40 PM 3,215 Views 3 Comments

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has issued his progress report on last year’s Global Irish Economic Forum.

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