Loss of 250 jobs in Shannon Free Zone

New figures show that there was a net loss of 250 jobs at companies in the Shannon Free Zone over the past five years.

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Ian Kehoe

5th July, 2008

New figures show that there was a net loss of 250 jobs at companies in the Shannon Free Zone over the past five years. The number of potential investors visiting the 243-hectare business park has also fallen sharply in the past two years.

Last year, firms based in the area created 354 jobs, but this was offset by the loss of 485 jobs. In 2006, companies in the Shannon Free Zone reported a net gain of...

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