IDA insists it is 'committed to regional investment spread'

The IDA has insisted regional job growth is a main priority but conceded it is "extraordinarily difficult" to persuade foreign firms to choose smaller towns as a base.


Minister reveals 30 employees at IDA earn more than €100,000

The number of IDA Ireland employees earning over €100,000 totalled 30 last year.


Counting the benefits and costs of IDA firms

Based on several, generally used economic indicators, Ireland is an industrially advanced economy.


Majority of sites owned by IDA are lying idle

Almost two-thirds of properties owned by IDA Ireland are lying idle.


64% of IDA properties lie vacant amid Brexit uncertainty – FF

Fianna Fáil is calling on the IDA to do more to attract businesses to Ireland who are relocating post-Brexit.


Number employed in IDA companies reaches highest level ever

The number of people employed in IDA Ireland backed companies has reached its highest level ever.


Irish firms will soon have to fight hard to hire staff

All the signs point to a continued tightening in Ireland’s labour market, in the urban centres in particular. But are employers adapting quickly enough?


IDA Ireland report ’strong’ first half of 2017 with 11,000 new jobs on way

IDA Ireland, the inward investment agency of the Irish Government, has today reported a very strong first half of 2017.


IDA chief defends distribution of new jobs

IDA chief executive officer Barry O'Leary has been defending the distribution of new jobs around the country.


Coughlan to open IDA office in California

Tánaiste Mary Coughlan is due to officially open an IDA office in the US state of California today.


IDA-backed firms boost economy by €15bn

Companies backed by state agency IDA Ireland injected almost €15bn into the Irish economy last year, it emerged today.


2006 described as outstanding year for Irish industry

The IDA has described 2006 as a year of outstanding growth for Irish industry.