Multinationals lobby for Cork to Limerick motorway as Dublin rents drive firms away

Significant push by US multinationals who want to have the option to locate new facilities outside of Dublin

4th December, 2016
Minister for Transport Shane Ross has since announced that €1 million is being provided to start planning again on the project

The €800 million Cork to Limerick motorway is back on the agenda after lobbying from US multinationals. The project had been frozen for five years and was left out of the state’s €27 billion capital plan.

But The Sunday Business Post has learned that there was a significant push by US multinationals who want to have the option to locate new facilities outside of Dublin. They are increasingly concerned about the high office...

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