IDA says first half strong despite global uncertainty

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5th July, 2017
IDA says first half strong despite global uncertainty
IDA chief executive Martin Shanahan and Enterprise Minister Frances Fitzgerald

IDA Ireland has released half-year results showing job approvals were up by 22 per cent compared to the first six months of last year, an outturn it described as "very strong despite global investor uncertainty".

The agency, which is responsible for attracting inward investment, said Ireland won 114 projects in the first half of the year and the investments approved would lead to the creation of more than 11,000 jobs over the coming months and years,...

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