Opportunity lives here

Cork is Ireland’s second largest economic region, with a population of more than 550,000 which is forecast to double by 2040.  Cork is set to play a pivotal role as the economic powerhouse of the southern region of Ireland, as set out in the National Planning Framework – a strategic long-term plan to build and enhance Ireland’s economic competitiveness.

Cork has an enviable track record in investment attraction. With some 170 investors already located here including leading industry players like Apple, Dell EMC, Pfizer and Johnson Controls – investors that have made a long-term commitment to Cork evidenced through multiple expansions over decades.

 

Why do businesses love Cork?

2ND

Largest City in Ireland

550K

Population

23

Third level & research Institutes

170

Investors

x2

Regional growth in next 20 years

50+

Commercial research hubs

17

International Headquarters

9

Business Incubators

50+

Direct flights to Europe

1ST

In cybersecurity in Ireland

1ST

In pharma in Ireland

1ST

In bio-pharma in Ireland