EU Commission: Ireland Still A Nation Of Rural Dwellers

Ireland has one of the highest shares of people (42%) living in rural areas of almost any other EU country. On average only 27% of EU citizens now live in rural areas with a low of 7% in Malta followed by 12% in the United Kingdom. 35% of Ireland’s population live in cities compared to […]

Ireland Moves Up Competitiveness Rankings in Latest Global Survey

IDA Ireland, today welcomed the news that Ireland ranks 7th of the 61 countries benchmarked in the 2016 IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook.  This means that Ireland has moved up nine places in overall competitiveness from last year’s ranking. Ireland achieved top ranking position in a number of important sub factors as follows:- 1st for Real […]