Taoiseach: Improvements to infrastructure vital to continued FDI

Leo Varadkar said investment in housing and transport was crucial to maintaining investment from multinationals

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar: “We’ll work hard to maintain the strengths we have. We’ll work even harder when it comes to some of the things that are holding us back, for example the need to invest more in public infrastructure.” Picture: Government Information Service

Ireland needs to improve its infrastructure to continue to attract foreign direct investment (FDI), according to the Taoiseach.

Speaking on Monday, Leo Varadkar said that Ireland should not treat its success at attracting FDI as a given.

It comes as EXL, a US analytics and digital solutions company, announced plans to launch a headquarters for international business in Dublin.

The Nasdaq-trading firm, which has a workforce of over 48,000 across 50 offices globally, intends to ...