Friday February 21, 2020

Irish talent ‘will continue to win FDI’ despite competition

Silicon Valley veteran suggests that a strong pipeline of talented graduates and other professionals is Ireland‘s ’core strength’

26th January, 2020
Ray O’Farrell of VMware: ‘Ireland’s core strength is a talent base’

Ireland’s strong pipeline of talented graduates will ensure it continues to win foreign direct investment despite growing competition from other countries, a leading software executive has said.

The IDA, Ireland’s inward investment agency, has warned that other countries in Eastern Europe as well as Israel and Britain are becoming increasingly competitive in the battle to win overseas investment. Research published last week by trade experts OCO Global also warned that FDI in Ireland,...

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