Global ambition that is second to none

A multinational and well-educated workforce, along with lower rental costs, means Cork is competing on an international stage for foreign direct investment

16th June, 2019
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Children from St Marie’s of the Isle Presentation pictured at the ‘We are Cork’ launch, a collaboration supporting the initiative to enhance the marketing of Cork city and county

It may be known as Ireland’s second city, but Cork is currently top of the leader board when it comes to development. Recent figures released by the National Planning Framework show it’s the fastest growing city in the country.

Since 2010, there has been a net positive growth in foreign direct investment (FDI) year on year, with an additional 14,868 people now employed at FDI companies in Cork - and this...

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