Saturday November 28, 2020

Ireland lures Europeans as recovery sets in

Ireland’s renewed competitiveness makes it a beacon for U.S. companies such as EBay, Google and Facebook.

26th March, 2013
An estimated 53,000 people have moved to the country in the year through April

German technology worker Thomas Maag left Ireland in 2007, just before the Celtic Tiger economy collapsed. Now, he’s back.

Maag returned to Dublin last year to manage German customers for EBay’s PayPal unit. He is one of an estimated 53,000 people to move to the country in the year through April as Ireland begins to emerge from its worst recession on record.

His experience underscores how Ireland, with the third- fastest projected growth...

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