Irish Economy 2018

The Irish economy is showing good signs of continuing recovery. In 2016 real GDP grew by 5.2%, well above the euro area average.  The  European Economic Forecast said that some of the impressive headline GDP figures are still heavily distorted by the activities of large multinationals . However , domestic activity appears to have been […]
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Moving Business to Ireland

Moving to Ireland –  Business Advantages Many international companies have moved to Ireland to take advantage of the low taxes. Corporation tax is still just 12.5%. Eight of the top ten global medical technology companies have a manufacturing base in Ireland, while eight of the top ten pharmaceutical companies have operations here. Almost 1,000 companies, […]
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Population of Ireland 2017

When it comes to total population rise (i.e. natural change plus migration), Ireland had the fourth highest relative rise in population in the EU in 2016 (+10.6 per 1,000 residents). This meant Ireland had a total population rise of just over 50,000 in 2016 bringing the total population of Ireland in 2017 to 4,774,800 on […]
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