IMPRESSIVE TRACK RECORD

Ireland’s performance as a hub for Foreign Direct Investment is unrivalled.

  • Best Country in Western Europe

    to invest in
  • 1st

    for flexibility and adaptability of people
  • 1st in the world

    for inward investment by quality and value
  • 1st in the world

    for investment incentives
  • In the top 10

    most innovative countries in the world

AHEAD OF THE CURVE

Ireland is home to many of the world’s leading high-performance companies including Intel, Twitter, Pfizer, Citi, Huawei, Takeda, Fujitsu, Novartis and Trend Micro. The country is also positioning itself to become a world leader in the Internet of Things, Big Data, ICT Skills, Energy Efficiency, Health Innovation and Cloud Computing.

  • 9/10

    top global software companies
  • 13/15

    top medical tech companies
  • 19/25

    top financial services companies
  • 9/15

    top internet properties
  • 9/10

    top pharma companies
  • 8/10

    top industrial automaton companies

Our People & Talent

Our youthful workforce is well-educated, mobile, ambitious and adaptable. We combine competitive salaries with a high standard of living which attracts talent from every corner of the world. It's our people and their skills, rich with creative and cultural DNA, which drives Ireland and its FDI investors' success. In fact, we are one of the most productive economies in the EU.

We Welcome Business

Ireland has a small, highly globalised economy, with a well-established FDI sector generating significant exports across business sectors. Our pro-business attitude enables companies to set up swiftly, with minimum red tape, in a connected environment. From green field sites and business parks to edgy architectural offices - we offer the right property solutions to get our clients up and running.

CORPORATION TAX RATE IS 12.5%

Ireland also has tax treaties with 72 countries.

more about tax - Tax Brochure 2016

IDA IRELAND MAKES IT HAPPEN

As Ireland’s inward investment promotion agency, the IDA partners with clients to ensure their set-up in Ireland is as successful as possible. We'll take care of the details while you get on with business. From site visits through legal, recruitment, visa and property requirements, we provide the information, connections and assistance you need.

Download the Facts about Ireland 2016 - PDF