The Ireland pitch

A young English-speaking population, good infrastructure and access to the European labour market all keep Ireland ahead of the curve when it comes to attracting foreign capital

26th March, 2017
The Ireland pitch
Abstract business background with card, arrow and diagram

Foreign direct investment (FDI) occurs when a company sets up a subsidiary in a new country to serve a new market and expand its global footprint.

When a foreign company lays down new foundations in Ireland, it creates work not just for its industry sector, but also for construction, retail and hospitality, making FDI an important focus for the Irish economy.

“IDA estimates that, for every ten jobs generated by FDI directly, another seven are...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!


What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

EY reports €393m revenues in Republic of Ireland for 2021 financial year

Content is king – just ask Netflix as rivals attempt to steal its crown

Tom Maguire: Tax changes we make now could help business for years