Reasons to Invest in Ireland
Ireland is one of the best places in the world to do business. International companies are attracted for a variety of reasons, but the facts speak for themselves.
Ireland has a small highly globalised economy, with a large exporting sector, and a significant number of multinational corporations. While the global downturn impacted significantly on Ireland, the outlook for the economy is improving.
Ireland has the youngest population in Europe and has one of the lowest old age dependency ratios at just 18.6%, compared to 27.5% in EU.More about demographics
Ireland’s education system ranks in the top ten countries in the world (IMD World Competitiveness Report 2015). Multilingual skills are also strong and diverse.More about education & skills
Irish labour costs have remained relatively stable compared to a number of EU countries which have experienced significant increases in wages and salaries.
Ireland’s corporate tax rate is 12.5%. Organisations also benefit from a comprehensive tax treaty network providing tax treaties with 72 countries.More about tax
Ireland's cost of living has improved every year since 2008 compared to the European Union.More about cost of living
Ireland has one of the most advanced and competitive telecommunications infrastructures in Europe. Major investment in transport networks and energy and water resources have also helped Ireland make rapid infrastructure advances over the past decade.More about Infrastructure