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Chosen by Market Leaders

Leading business service providers including Accenture, Bertelsmann, Perot, Freightquote, Serco, GLG, Sita, Service Source and Western Union have already located in Ireland. Flexible, skilled teams deliver shareholder value through continuous improvement and innovation.

Some 1,700 multinationals now active in Ireland
Low costs and fast start-up times for setting up a business

Track Record

For the past 40 years, global businesses have made Ireland a hub for centralised functions including inside sales, customer success, support, along with back office financial and HR departments.

One-third of multinationals have had operations in Ireland for 20+ years
Ireland ranks 3rd in the world for attracting high-value investment projects

Rapid rollout and scale

Join countless companies that have found Ireland a great place to scale fast and accelerate their international rollout. Ease of doing business makes Ireland the ideal location for setting up an EMEA HQ or international operations.

Ireland ranks 1st in the OECD for labour productivity
6th largest services exporter in the world

Pro-business environment

The Irish Government has prioritised the continued success of inward investment. A winning combination of business supports, minimal red tape, an open, stable and transparent tax regime have made Ireland an attractive destination for high-growth companies.

New National Strategy, Vision and Roadmap supports business services growth
4th most competitive economy in Europe

Access great talent

Ireland ranks first in the world for attracting and retaining talent. As well as having unrestricted access to a European labour force of 250 million people, Ireland also operates a fast-track employment permit system for workers from outside the EU.

13% of the Irish population speaks more than one language at home
Net inward immigration of over 100,000 graduates creates migration ‘brain gain’

See What Sets Ireland Apart

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

We selected Dublin because of its global business environment, talent, ability to support European languages, excellent long-term cost structure, and quality of life for employees. Dublin is a vibrant, multicultural and creative city. These qualities align well with our brand and culture and we think Dublin will be a great fit for us.

Andrew Anagnost
Autodesk CEO
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Picture from the opening of AWS’ new 170,000 sq ft Dublin campus
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 (2017-2023), AWS
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Success Story

Ireland has really become a place where a lot of Europeans want to work and we've been very lucky in attracting great talent from all over Europe that are now working in Dublin

Mikkel Svane
CEO, Zendesk
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Qualtrics announcing further job expansions.
Success Story

Ultimately, what you want is a geography where you can build an office that has broad market coverage. For a company going into Europe, Ireland has the lowest cost to set up a business, with a broad pool of talent from across the EU

Jared Smith
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The view from inside HubSpot’s Dublin office
Success Story

The HubSpot team in Ireland is an incredibly talented and passionate group that thrives on providing tailored solutions to individual customer challenges, all of which adds up to making a big impact globally.

Christian Kinnear
VP and Managing Director EMEA, HubSpot
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World Nomads Group announced Cork as their European headquarters in 2018
Success Story

Cork is renowned for its dynamic blend of innovation, skilled talent pool, and accessibility, so it really ticked all the boxes in terms of our ambitions. The city benefits from a robust infrastructure and connectivity. Its strategic proximity to other European markets facilitates efficient engagement with partners and customers, amplifying the potential for growth.

Jonathan Frankham
World Nomads General Manager, UK and Europe
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Software leader relocates its EMEA HQ to Dublin
Cloud leader has invested $2billion+ in its Irish operations
Zendesk Expands Team to 500 Staff in Ireland
Qualtrics Chooses Ireland for its Skills Base
There’s an old Irish saying that a good start is half the work; it’s proven true for HubSpot when setting up its international base.
Since reopening after Covid, team in Ireland has doubled in one year from 18 to 37