Accessible from anywhere

No matter where you set up operations in Ireland, you’ll have ready access to an international airport or transport hub. Daily international connections by sea and air link Ireland to Europe, the UK and the world.

Countrywide motorway network connects all regions with transport hubs
Ongoing public investment in sea, air, rail and road networks

Investing in the future

The latest National Development Plan promises the highest ever investment in vital infrastructure from public transport and housing to sustainability and education up to 2030, supporting economic growth and foreign direct investment.

€165 billion budget committed to major infrastructure projects
Longer-term strategy aims to support overseas investment

Sustainable energy commitment

Ireland’s energy policy is built on three core policy objectives of sustainability, security of supply and competitiveness. Ireland is also taking a lead in promoting sustainable energy technologies, including offshore wind and wave energy.

Up to 80% of electricity from renewable sources by 2030
50% reduction in emissions targeted within the same timeframe

Ireland’s always on

As a hub for the biggest names in technology, Ireland offers an advanced telecoms and broadband infrastructure, backed by a large number of service providers operating in an open and competitive market, giving investors the choice of high-capacity connectivity.

Access Tier 1 high-speed, low-latency networks to the US, UK and EU
Ongoing investment in and support for high-capacity and diverse connectivity

Securing water supply

Supporting water-intensive industries including life sciences and technology, Ireland continues to invest in maintaining and upgrading its water network. This investment is guided by principles of social, economic and environmental sustainability.

€8.5 billion investment in water services sector to 2027
Ireland’s water network is managed by a state-backed utility

Success Stories: Ireland's Stable Economy Has Helped These Companies Grow

Autodesk announces 200 new jobs at its new EMEA HQ in Dublin's Silicon Docks.
Success Story

The IDA played a key role in introducing us to everyone in the community and ease the process. I couldn’t be happier with the outcome

Scott Herren
CFO, Autodesk
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IDA trade mission to the West Coast to meet CEO Adam Selipsky.
Success Story

There is an abundance of talent in Ireland which helped us to exceed our talent growth targets ahead of schedule. Ireland is a great place to do business, the country’s creative culture and diverse pool of technical skills make it an ideal location for our rapidly expanding business

Mike Beary
Ireland Country Manager, AWS
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Visual of the Dundalk plant before construction commenced.
Success Story

We are committed to Ireland and will work with all local partners to build this state-of-art next generation biomanufacturing facility as a showcase to the global biotech community

Dr Chris Chen
CEO, WuXi Biologics
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State Street selects Ireland for its new global cybersecurity and technology unit.
Success Story

Ireland’s tech ecosystem and financial services credentials alongside Kilkenny’s central location and access to talent from third level institutions in Dublin, Carlow, Waterford and beyond were all compelling factors in our location decision

Tadhg Young
State Street, Head of Ireland
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Autodesk Finds the Location and Talent it Needs to Grow
Ireland is Home to Amazon's First Infrastructure Region Outside the US
WuXi Biologics Chooses Ireland as the Location for its First International ‘Factory of the Future’
95% of State Street's Kilkenny Workforce Have 3rd Level Qualification