a young, well-educated and productive workforce

Ireland has the youngest population in Europe. 
The population is forecast to increase by almost one million people to 5.75 million by 2040. 

% Population Under 25 years
France  30.1
United Kingdom 29.9
Netherlands 28.6
Spain 24.7
Germany 24
Italy 23.2
Source: Eurostat, 2018

Labour Pool

Companies operating in Ireland have access to a labour pool of almost 250m people from across the EU.

IDA Ireland works in close consultation with the relevant Irish authorities on employment permit and visa matters.

Companies recruiting from outside the EU can avail of streamlined employment permit applications under the Trusted Partner Initiative.

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International Offices

We have 28 Offices worldwide helping support companies expand their operations in Ireland.

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