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Helping you grow from Ireland

Ireland consistently ranks as one of the best locations in the world for foreign direct investment. Whether you’re expanding internationally for the first time, or scaling up an existing site, Ireland has the ecosystem to support you.

Explore the sectors where Ireland excels: engineering, technology, financial services, biopharma, medtech, business services, media and green economy
Plug into Ireland’s hubs of industry activity with opportunities to collaborate, create partnerships and recruit talent
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See What Sets Ireland Apart

NetApp set up its European HQ in Cork in 2022
Success Story

Cork has become the global hub of choice for international headquarters of technology companies, home to over 100 technology companies. With over 40,000 students across Cork’s two universities, NetApp’s decision to base its international headquarters in Cork provides access to a talent pool that is truly worthy of supporting the robust and evolving technology market. As well as being a part of the vibrant emerging business scene in Cork, NetApp’s hybrid working model means there are opportunities for technical and non-technical candidates across Ireland.

Debra McCowan
Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer, NetApp
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65 highly skilled manufacturing staff to serve the EU market
Success Story

Our presence in Ireland has created employment opportunities for skilled workers, improved our ability to respond to our customers’ needs, and dramatically reduced our environmental impact.

Greg Cook
dōTERRA Co-Founder and Board Chair
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State Street has been in Ireland for more than 25 years
Success Story

Ireland’s tech ecosystem and financial services credentials alongside Kilkenny’s central location and access to talent from third level institutions in Dublin, Carlow, Waterford and beyond were all compelling factors in our location decision

Tadhg Young
State Street, Head of Ireland
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World Nomads Group announced Cork as their European headquarters in 2018
Success Story

Cork is renowned for its dynamic blend of innovation, skilled talent pool, and accessibility, so it really ticked all the boxes in terms of our ambitions. The city benefits from a robust infrastructure and connectivity. Its strategic proximity to other European markets facilitates efficient engagement with partners and customers, amplifying the potential for growth.

Jonathan Frankham
World Nomads General Manager, UK and Europe
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Picture from the opening of AWS’ new 170,000 sq ft Dublin campus
Success Story

There is an abundance of talent in Ireland which helped us to exceed our talent growth targets ahead of schedule. Ireland is a great place to do business, the country’s creative culture and diverse pool of technical skills make it an ideal location for our rapidly expanding business

Mike Beary
Ireland Country Manager (2017-2023), AWS
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Company set up European HQ in Cork in 2022
Company chooses Cork as its first international manufacturing site
Continued expansion at four Irish sites over 20+ years
Since reopening after Covid, team in Ireland has doubled in one year from 18 to 37
Cloud leader has invested $2billion+ in its Irish operations

Ireland Supports a Strong, Vibrant and Integrated Range of Business Sectors

Engineering

Come to the place for growing numbers of industrial engineering and technology companies

Growing numbers of industrial engineering and technology companies in manufacturing, research and innovation choose Ireland as their base
Principal industry sectors include automotive, aerospace, chemicals and advanced materials, automation and industrial technology

Green Economy

Set up in a sustainable location for investment that supports your environmental goals

Growing green: supporting you in achieving your environmental goals
A sustainable location for inward investment on your way to net zero

Media

Tap into a source of storytellers, makers and creators in media, digital, gaming and more

From animation to adtech, content and creativity, platforms and publishers, Ireland is a fertile ground for media, digital, gaming and more
Calling the disruptors: tap into a hive of doers, thinkers, storytellers, makers, creators and innovators

MedTech

Be part of one of Europe’s largest MedTech exporters and a global centre of excellence

Join a long established centre of excellence for medtech activity
MedTech activity spans product, process and digital innovation, manufacturing, technology operations and business services

Biopharma

Align with the world's third largest pharmaceuticals exporter – a proven path into Europe

Be part of an established ecosystem for pharmaceutical and biopharma activity, combining technology, talent and research
We offer regulatory stability, sub-supply capability, a multicultural workforce and collaboration opportunities with industry partners

Business Services

Avail of high quality IT, superb infrastructure and talent to serve major markets

A low-risk, quick start-up, high-performance knowledge economy for business service operations
Avail of high quality IT, superb infrastructure and human resource skills, to serve major markets from Ireland

Technology

See why the world’s leading names in tech choose Ireland as a strategic base

See why the world’s leading names in technology choose Ireland as a strategic base of operations
Scale rapidly with easy access to talent and skills that evolve to meet industry needs

Financial Services

Join a thriving international financial services hub serving every major global economy

Be part of a thriving location for international financial services that serves every major economy in the world
As financial services and technology converge, Ireland is a strategic hub for industry collaboration and innovation