Enterprise Ireland aims to grow exports by €5 billion a year

A record 200,000 people are now employed by Enterprise Ireland firms and the agency is aiming to create 60,000 new jobs by 2020

9th January, 2017
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EI chairman Terence O'Rourke, Jobs Minister Mary Mitchell O'Connor and EI chief executive Julie Sinnamon

In its 2016 end-of-year statement, Enterprise Ireland said it had exceeded its target for the 2014 to 2016 period of creating 45,000 new jobs and more than 200,000 people were now employed by Enterprise Ireland-backed firms, the highest in its history.

“Enterprise Ireland has set ambitious targets in its new 2017 – 2020 strategy which aims to support more Irish companies with global ambition to achieve greater scale and expand their global footprint," chief executive Julie Sinnamon said. "This new...

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