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Cork 2012: Investing in a brighter future

The technology, agri-food, energy and renewables sectors are all showing signs of activity in the Cork area, writes Linda Daly.

23rd June, 2012
Barrie O'Connell, head of audit, KPMG Cork. Photo: Patrick Bolger

Aspate of recent job announcements has highlighted Cork's resilience as a popular location for foreign direct investment, according to Barrie O'Connell, head of audit, KPMG Cork and leader of KPMG's local China practice in Ireland.

"Cork has demonstrated an ongoing resilience and has benefited from a strong multinational presence and multinationals expanding," said O'Connell.

"There is no doubt the domestic economy is suffering and under continued downward pressure particularly for those without an export arm...

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