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Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County - Why locate your business here

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Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County - Economic Profile

Population

  • 207,000. Growth of almost 7%, or approximately
    13,000 persons between 2006 and 2011.
  • Home to a population with diverse nationalities
  • The second most spoken language after English
    is French with 3,900 speakers.
  • Average household size in the County is 2.67 (Census 2011)

Major Employment Centres

  • Sandyford Campus
  • Cherrywood Science & Technology Park
  • Carrickmines Retail Park
  • Deansgrange / Pottery Road
  • Dundrum

Coastal Towns and Villages Employment Areas

  • Dún Laoghaire
  • Blackrock
  • Dalkey
  • Monkstown
  • Sandycove

Other Town and Village Employment Areas

  • Nutgrove
  • Stillorgan
  • Cornelscourt
  • Shankill
  • Old Connaught
  • Stepaside

Major Employers

  • University College Dublin, Belfield
  • Microsoft, Sandyford
  • Vodafone, Leopardstown
  • Dell, Cherrywood
  • DLRCoCo, Dún Laoghaire
  • Canada Life, Blackrock
  • RSA, Dundrum
  • Zurich Life Asssurance, Blackrock
  • Blackrock Clinic, Blackrock

Major Educational Institutions

  • University College Dublin (UCD)
  • Institute of Art, Design and Technology (IADT)
  • Irish Management Institute (IMI – part of UCC)
  • Royal College of Surgeons
  • Smurfit Business School
  • Blackrock Further Education Institute
  • Sallynoggin College of Further Education
  • Dún Laoghaire College of Further Education
  • Loughlinstown Training Centre

Hospitals

  • Blackrock Clinic
  • Beacon Hospital
  • Loughlinstown Hospital
  • St. Michael’s Hospital
  • National Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Saint John of God Hospital

 

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