Tuesday September 22, 2020

Will we pip Israel to Intel's big new investment?

Intel has a new manufacturing plant in the works, and it's between us and Israel to house it. Whichever side gives up the most will win, writes Adrian Weckler.

6th July, 2013
Both governments are currently pulling out significant stops to woo the chip manufacturer.

Ireland versus Israel: not a contest we often talk about, except for that unfortunate evening at Lansdowne Road during the Brian Kerr years. But for the Irish exchequer, it is an important one in the coming weeks.

Both countries are fighting for a massive industrial investment, worth anywhere between €3 billion and €5 billion, in the form of a new Intel manufacturing plant. Only one country can get it, and Israel is making noise about...

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