FDI up 15 per cent last year, led by pharma and IT sectors

Pfizer facility in Dublin and Eli Lilly factory in Limerick account for €2.4 billion, while Intel plans to invest €12 billion to expand operations here

Pfizer plant: €1.2 billion expansion is planned at its facility in Grange Castle in Dublin

There was a 15 per cent increase in the number of foreign direct investment projects in Ireland last year, with a total of 305, according to a new report.

One of the biggest FDI investments Ireland won last year is the Pfizer €1.2 billion expansion in Grange Castle in Dublin, where it plans to build a new state-of-the-art biotech manufacturing facility.

US pharma giant Eli Lilly is also investing at least €1.2 billion in a ...