IDA Ireland welcomes Bank of America decision to locate EU legal entities in Dublin

Bank confirms Dublin as the preferred location for its principal EU legal entities following the UK’s departure from the EU 21st July 2017 – IDA Ireland today welcomes Bank of America confirmation that it has chosen Dublin as the preferred location for its principal EU legal entities following the UK’s departure from the EU. Bank […]

IDA Half-Year Results Very Strong despite Global Investor Uncertainty

Job Approvals Up 22% versus H1 2016 93% of IDA Clients rank growth prospects for their Irish companies from Good to Excellent (July 5th, 2017) – IDA Ireland, the inward investment agency of the Irish Government has today reported a very strong first half of 2017 Investments approved by IDA in the first half will […]

Bank of China Opens Dublin Branch

Branch opening is a sign of Ireland and China’s growing commercial links Ceremony attended by Bank of China Chairman and the Taoiseach Memorandum on Trade and Investment signed with IDA at opening event Dublin – 28 June 2017: Bank of China today announced the opening of its Dublin branch, in a sign of the growing […]

Bristol-Myers Squibb to Sell Swords Manufacturing Facility in Ireland to SK Biotek Co., Ltd.

IDA Ireland has welcomed today’s joint-announcement by Bristol-Myers Squibb and South Korean company SK Biotek Co., Ltd of agreement for SK Biotek to acquire Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) Manufacturing Facility in Swords, Co Dublin. •    SK Biotek is the first Korean company to invest in pharmaceutical manufacturing in Ireland and anticipates further investment […]

Northern Trust to Add up to 400 New Jobs in Limerick Over Next Five Years

Fourth Major Expansion Announced as Company Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary in City 12 June 2017 The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor; Minister for Finance Michael Noonan and Northern Trust (Nasdaq: NTRS) today announce that the company is to further expand its operations in Limerick by adding up to 400 new jobs […]

Smartbox Group Reinforces Its Commitment to Ireland and Announces 100 new jobs for Dublin

08th June 2017- Smartbox Group, the European leader in the experience gift market, today announced that it will create 100 new jobs as part of its future growth plans for its Dublin office, which is based off Talbot Street, Dublin 1.  This project is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through IDA […]

Ireland Rises to 6th place in the IMD Global Competitiveness Yearbook rankings

May 30th, 2017 –   IDA Ireland today welcomed the news that Ireland ranks 6th  of the 63 countries benchmarked in the 2017 IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook. This means that Ireland has moved up one place in overall competitiveness from last year’s ranking. Read the full article here

Abbott and IDA Ireland announce investment of EUR10 million to fund site relocation within Sligo for Abbott’s local Nutritional Devices business

30th May 2017 – Global healthcare company Abbott will relocate its Irish Nutritional Devices business from its existing base at Ballytivnan, Sligo, to a new, purpose-built IDA Ireland  Advance Technology building located in the Finisklin industrial estate. The move will see a combined investment of almost EUR10 million and will enable the consolidation of manufacturing […]