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Chosen by Market Leaders

Leading business service providers including Accenture, Bertelsmann, Perot, Freightquote, Serco, GLG, Sita, Service Source and Western Union have already located in Ireland. Flexible, skilled teams deliver shareholder value through continuous improvement and innovation.

Some 1,700 multinationals now active in Ireland
Low costs and fast start-up times for setting up a business

Track Record

For the past 40 years, global businesses have made Ireland a hub for centralised functions including inside sales, customer success, support, along with back office financial and HR departments.

One-third of multinationals have had operations in Ireland for 20+ years
Ireland ranks 3rd in the world for attracting high-value investment projects

Rapid rollout and scale

Join countless companies that have found Ireland a great place to scale fast and accelerate their international rollout. Ease of doing business makes Ireland the ideal location for setting up an EMEA HQ or international operations.

Ireland ranks 1st in the OECD for labour productivity
6th largest services exporter in the world

Pro-business environment

The Irish Government has prioritised the continued success of inward investment. A winning combination of business supports, minimal red tape, an open, stable and transparent tax regime have made Ireland an attractive destination for high-growth companies.

New National Strategy, Vision and Roadmap supports business services growth
4th most competitive economy in Europe

Access great talent

Ireland ranks first in the world for attracting and retaining talent. As well as having unrestricted access to a European labour force of 250 million people, Ireland also operates a fast-track employment permit system for workers from outside the EU.

13% of the Irish population speaks more than one language at home
Net inward immigration of over 100,000 graduates creates migration ‘brain gain’

See What Sets Ireland Apart

World Nomads Group announced Cork as their European headquarters in 2018
Success Story

Cork is renowned for its dynamic blend of innovation, skilled talent pool, and accessibility, so it really ticked all the boxes in terms of our ambitions. The city benefits from a robust infrastructure and connectivity. Its strategic proximity to other European markets facilitates efficient engagement with partners and customers, amplifying the potential for growth.

Jonathan Frankham
World Nomads General Manager, UK and Europe
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Shutterstock established an R&D development centre in Dublin
Success Story

We are grateful to have found a home in Dublin for Shutterstock, and the city’s innovative and tech-forward culture makes it the perfect fit for our engineering and research and development teams. Our Ireland hub connects us to key players around the world and helps us drive our business forward relentlessly.

Doug Anderson
Vice President of Engineering at Shutterstock
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65 highly skilled manufacturing staff to serve the EU market
Success Story

Our presence in Ireland has created employment opportunities for skilled workers, improved our ability to respond to our customers’ needs, and dramatically reduced our environmental impact.

Greg Cook
dōTERRA Co-Founder and Board Chair
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More functions added over time to the Dublin operation
Success Story

Toast originally chose to invest in Ireland largely for its concentration of high-level technical capability; over the last several years, we’ve come to reap so many more benefits from our strategic investment here–ease of collaboration with other Toast teams, Irish hospitality, and more.

Robert McGarry
SVP of Engineering and Head of Dublin’s Toast office
Read more about Toast
Irish operation is strategically important due to multinationals’ presence in Ireland
Success Story

We are incredibly proud to celebrate five years of success in our Dublin office, which has included extensive collaboration with Ireland’s robust business community. We provide crucial immigration support to our Ireland-based clients and international companies that thrive in the country’s supportive economic climate and increasingly streamlined business immigration system.

Ángel Bello Cortés
Partner and head of Fragomen’s Dublin office
Read more about Fragomen
Since reopening after Covid, team in Ireland has doubled in one year from 18 to 37
Technology and language skills an attractive mix for US business
Company chooses Cork as its first international manufacturing site
Irish operation has become a strategic global engineering hub
In 2023, Fragomen celebrated five years in Ireland