In terms of heavy industry, Ireland is never going to compete with those much larger nations for whom mass production and worldwide export is massive business.
So, over time, we’ve become adept at developing certain niche areas and building a suite of sector-specific legal protections, making our country attractive to both domestic and international innovators.
In essence, we’ve developed a reputation for doing what we do very well.
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