Saturday October 31, 2020

Revealed: The multinationals and Irish firms benefiting from state aid

Call centres, cakes and cranes are just some of the businesses the Irish state invests in

Ian Guider

Markets Editor

30th July, 2017
A truck leaving the Liebherr Container Cranes factory in Killarney last week Picture: Eamon Keogh

Call centres, cakes and cranes. These are just some of the businesses the Irish state invests in to create jobs and grow trade.

For the first time, the full extent of state investment in multinational and domestic firms can be revealed, along with other schemes that see farmers and agricultural firms benefit from Irish and EU aid.

Under European Union rules introduced last year, all entities benefiting from state aid must be identified publicly. For...

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