IDA: We’ve lost a ‘global calling card’ as Apple snubs Athenry

News of the decision by Apple went global last week with reports on its decision not to invest in Ireland being carried in major publications in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, as well as influential more specialist publications

13th May, 2018

The IDA has said that Ireland has lost a “global calling card for the west of Ireland” by missing out on a $1 billion investment by Apple in Athenry, Co Galway, after the project became bogged down in planning delays and objections.

News of the decision by Apple went global last week with reports on its decision not to invest in Ireland being carried in major publications in North America, Europe, the Middle East...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Currency

What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

Tony O’Brien: Health’s other challenges now need the same urgent care as Covid

Health Tony O'Brien 1 day ago

Brian Keegan: Taxing investment funds won’t solve the housing crisis

Housing Brian Keegan 1 day ago

Aidan Regan: Welfare state must be reformed to look after younger working families

Elaine Byrne: Ballymurphy shows us the power of the past can never be dismissed