Ireland is an ideal location both for business and for family, both of which are important considerations when relocating for a new role. Cities like Dublin, Cork and Galway are considered by many as some of the best cities in the world in which to live and work.
For a small country, Ireland has an enormous amount to offer including an incredible culture and countryside. It lies right at the heart of the Eurozone, headquarters of major multinational companies call it home.
Ireland has one of the most open economies in the world which permits the country to benefit and contribute to the development of world trade. Despite having gone through challenging economic times, Ireland has proven that with determination and a positive pro-business approach we can achieve international growth with the right work force.
Ireland is on course to be the fastest growing economy in the euro zone for a fourth straight year, according to Davy Stockbrokers. In its latest economic outlook the firm predicts that gross domestic product (GDP) will grow 5 per cent in 2017, up from a previous forecast of 3.7 per cent. This is well ahead of the current consensus forecast for 1.7 per cent growth across the euro area as a whole.
Ireland’s location between the USA, Europe and Asia Pacific has attracted over 1,000 companies like Intel, Facebook, Apple, Twitter, Ingersoll Rand and Pfizer to set up their European headquarters here in order to actively participate in a pro-business, innovative technology environment and to better position themselves for economic growth by utilising Ireland’s skilled and educated workforce .
Ireland is home to many of the world’s leading companies across a variety of high performance industries. Over the years Ireland are proud to have welcomed-
- 9 of the 10 global pharmaceutical companies
- 9 of the top 10 software companies
- 12 of the top 15 medical tech companies
- 15 of the top 20 financial services companies
- 9 of the top 15 internet companies
- 3 of the top game publishers
Ireland not only attracts multinational companies but also aids them in continuing to develop their operations and progress up the value chain.
Ireland’s small size also plays a huge part of why it is so unique in comparison to other European countries, offering an abundance of natural beauty and scenery and all with easy access to coast and parkland areas. As a result of recent improvements in roads and public transport infrastructure, seeing the beauty of Ireland and commuting to work has never been easier.
In addition to an abundance of leading multinational companies and a great family and work life balance, healthcare and educational facilities are also at the highest quality. There are educational opportunities to suit all age groups in Ireland whether it be primary, secondary, pre-schools or third level education. Ireland is also proud to be home to a number of diverse nationalities making us a contemporary multinational and multilingual country which has a continuous positive impact on our vibrant society and business landscape.