Multinational Hub

The region, which includes counties Donegal, Sligo, Leitrim, Cavan, Monaghan and Louth has a population of 514,891. There are several IDA business parks located in the region which is home to many world-renowned multinationals including Abbott; Stiefel,a GSK Company; Zeus Industrial Products; UnitedHealth Group; Avantcard; eBay; PayPal; Coca-Cola; Xerox; CG Power Systems; International Fund Services and Becton Dickinson & Co.

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Talent

The Border Region has a ready supply of a young educated workforce.  This is fuelled by the region’s   close proximity to a large number of third-level institutions with a combined student cohort of over 175,000 and approximately 47,000 graduates each year.

Education

There are two universities and five Institutes of Technology located in the Border catchment area providing strong industry links and significant research capabilities across a wide range of industry sectors. The Institutes of Technology in Letterkenny, Sligo and Dundalk have a long track of deliverying research, development, innovation and entrprise solutions to industry, ranking from multinational companies to locally based SMEs.

Infrastructure

Excellent infrastructure and close proximity to Dublin and Belfast, in the east, with access to five airports and five deep-sea ports, provides the Border Region with very strong value propositions for clients. This area also enjoys the lowest latency transatlantic telecommunications link through the Hibernian Networks telecoms infrastructure ‘Project Kelvin’, connecting the Border Region to North America and Europe.

Lifestyle

For those looking to escape the stress, overcrowding and exorbitant prices of big city life, the Border area is a gateway to tranquillity, stunning scenery, rugged coastline and numerous beaches. There is a host of outdoor activities on offer, from top class surfing, sailing, hill walking and fishing, to spectacular golf links. Living in the area has the added incentive of competitive housing prices and reduced traffic congestion.

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IDA Ireland 
Finisklin Business Park
Sligo
Tel: + 353 71 9159710
Email: idaireland@ida.ie

IDA Ireland
Co-Lab Building
Port Road 
Letterkenny
Co.Donegal
Tel: + 353 74 9169810
Email: idaireland@ida.ie

IDA Ireland
Finnabair Business Park
Dundalk
Co Louth
Tel: +353 42 9354410
Email: idaireland@ida.ie

  • John Nugent

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