“Ireland continues to lead the world for attracting high-value investment,” stated IBM’s Global Location Trends report in 2018, “generating substantial inward investment with strengths in key high-value sectors such as ICT, financial and business services and life sciences.
According to a recent study by FDI, (European Cities and Regions of the Future 2018/19 rankings), “Dublin boasts the highest level of FDI on a per capita basis of all locations… The city has established a reputation as a software and IT hub, with major investments in recent years from US software giants including Facebook and Google. In the five-year period analysed, almost half of all investments in the city were tech-based.”
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.
Compact and easy to navigate; mild no matter the season; filled with opportunity: there are a lot of reasons Dubliners love the Fair City.
But if there’s one reason to move here, it has to be the people. They’re the reason the city was recently voted in the top 10 friendliest cities in the world; why it has the greatest nightlife; why its art and culture is some of the most influential and vibrant to be found anywhere. And once you get here, they’ll be the reason you want to stay.
Quality of Life
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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
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.
EU and Eurozone membership, a young, well-educated, English-speaking workforce and a competitive corporate tax rate have enticed thousands of international companies to set-up shop here. According to the IDA, one-third of MNCs in Ireland have had operations here for over 20 years, a clear demo