Thursday October 22, 2020

Regional focus: The talented tenth

It makes up just 10 per cent of Ireland’s landmass, but the east coast corridor is home to almost half the country’s population – and a growing number of Irish business giants and multinationals

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

20th August, 2017
Leslie Codd is one of Ireland’s biggest mushroom producers Picture: Dylan Vaughan

Take a look at a map of the east coast of Ireland. On that map, imagine driving from Kells in Co Meath to nearby Slane, and then from Slane to Bettystown on the Meath coast.

From Bettystown, then imagine driving south along the Meath coast to Dublin city, and from Dublin city to Bray in Wicklow, and from there to Wexford.

After arriving in Wexford, turn around and start driving north-west to Carlow town. Continue...

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