Tag Archives: FDI

Job creation in 2015 – EI and IDA end-of-year statements

Both Enterprise Ireland (the state agency charged with supporting exporting indigenous enterprises) and the IDA (the state agency responsible for supporting Foreign Direct Investment) issued very upbeat end-of-year statements this week. So, how did the region’s fare? Enterprise Ireland In … Continue reading

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New Regional FDI Targets

Yesterday’s announcement of IDA Ireland’s new 5-year strategy put considerable focus on the regional balance of future FDI investments. The strategy includes a target to increase the number of investments in every region, outside of Dublin, by 30-40% over the … Continue reading

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Trends in Agency Assisted Employment in the Western Region

The WDC has today published Trends in Agency Assisted Employment in the Western Region as well as a county profile for each of the seven western counties. Employment in businesses which have received support from one of the main enterprise … Continue reading

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Regional balance in FDI

The regional balance of FDI received considerable media attention over the past few days. IDA Ireland’s statement on its 2014 performance (issued on Tuesday, 6 January) noted that 37% of investments had taken place outside of Dublin and Cork. This … Continue reading

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