MEMBER OF EUROPEAN UNION
Ireland has been a member state of the European Union since 1973 and has been called the Celtic Tiger due to rapid economic growth between 1995-2007.
HIGH-VALUE FOREIGN INVESTMENT RANKING
Ranked first for high-value foreign direct investment in the world.
5th worldwide in terms of GDP per capita. European HQ for many major multinational Financial, Technology and pharmaceutical firms.
Consistently awarded A+, AAA* by internationally recognised Bond Credit rating agencies.
Multicultural society with a respect for diversity and freedom of expression.
Highly educated population with 8 Universities across Ireland including world famous Trinity College. Youngest population in Europe with population forecast to reach 5.75 million by 2040.
Many of Ireland’s 12 million annual visitors choose to visit attractions such as the National Museum of Ireland, The National Gallery and sample local fine dining.
OUR SPOTLIGHT ON DUBLIN
Dublin is a true global city. Its International Airport hosts over 30 million passengers annually with new routes being announced regularly. In 2018, Cathay Pacific launched 4 weekly direct flights to Hong Kong followed by non-stop routes to Shenzhen and Shanghai. Dublin Airport’s Terminal 2 famously boasts United States Border pre-clearance for passengers traveling non-stop to any of the 16 US Cities Served by the Airport, reflecting the countries strong history with the USA and expanding trade links globally.