IRELAND SOUTH EAST: ECONOMY AT A GLANCE

Ireland South East

IRELAND SOUTH EAST: ECONOMY AT A GLANCE 

Please find attached the new IRELAND SOUTH EAST: ECONOMY AT A GLANCE.PDF (size 2.3 MB) report. It’s a positive story for the South East over the past number of years and the key messages are around:

 

  • Strong growth in Ireland South East: +22% employment since 2012; 6th fastest growing region in EU in employment terms; 7th fastest growing region in EU in productivity terms.
  • Dynamic sectors, significant talent pools and an excellent research ecosystem: Detail is provided on our key sectors (such as life sciences, ICT, engineering, financial services, agri-food/tech and design), the depth of the talent pool in Ireland South East and the research and training support system.
  • Clear benefits for businesses to locate here: As well as the talent pools and supportive ecosystem, we estimate that businesses can realise 33% cost savings by locating in Ireland South East compared to Dublin.
  • Strong cost and quality of life benefits for professionals to move here: As well as challenging careers in global companies, we estimate 40% more disposable income for staff (compared to Dublin), all combined with Ireland’s best quality of life.
  • Over €700m in company investments in last 12 months: By global Irish and foreign companies such as MSD, Glanbia, Bausch and Lomb, Immedis, ASG and Carne.
  • Important infrastructural developments: For example, the €450m M11 Enniscorthy bypass is opening; the €250m New Ross bypass is opening soon, Waterford airport is undergoing a €12m expansion; and €16m is being invested to develop our network of Greenways.

See the website with more information www.irelandsoutheast.com or attached below is the brochure around the benefits for professionals to move to the region.

  Ireland South East First Time Buyers Brochure.pdf (size 5.5 MB)

 

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