IDA companies announced 5,000 jobs in first half of 2012

IDA client companies announced in excess of 5,000 jobs in the first six months of 2012, according to the IDA’s annual report.

12th July, 2012
IDA chief executive Barry O'Leary.

IDA client companies announced in excess of 5,000 jobs in the first six months of 2012, according to the IDA’s annual report.

Improvements in competitiveness in areas such as office rents, construction costs, unit labour costs and business services in recent years have helped boost Ireland’s performance in foreign direct investment, the IDA report said. It shows there are now almost 146,000 people working directly in over 1,000 IDA client companies. 2011 saw the creation...

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