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IDA told state infrastructure issues were risk to overseas investment

The state agency in charge of foreign direct investment warned the government that infrastructure and housing issues could damage the country’s ability to attract companies from overseas, briefing notes show.

IDA Ireland told the Department of Enterprise that it was “critical” that these issues, as well as energy and planning concerns, were addressed if the country was to continue competing for talent from abroad. The ...