Shannon Region


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Why the west of Ireland is the perfect place to locate

According to the IDA Ireland, 50% of foreign direct investment companies (FDIs) choose to locate in the Shannon Region. There are a number of reasons why businesses want to talk to us about locating here, including:

  1. Low tax 12.5% corporate tax rate, double taxation treaties, flexible labour laws and multiple supports for businesses
  2. Highly skilled, educated and experienced workforce and 1st in the world for availability of skilled labour
  3. Shannon is home to the world’s first free trade zone
  4. Property in and around Shannon Airport with easy access to air freight and air support services
  5. Excellent road and rail networks
  6. An enviable geographic location on the western tip of Europe, a springboard into EMEA but still with close proximity to North America
  7. Frequent flights and shortest distance from Europe
  8. This is the “Best place to do business in Europe”, according to Forbes in 2013
  9. The Eurozone’s only English speaking country
  10. Leading companies are in Ireland – PfizerFacebook, State Street, Microsoft, Dell, Siemens, Boston Scientific, etc.
  11. Innovation – fostered by science and research collaboration
  12. Great quality of life, rich in culture and always in the top 10 friendliest countries in the world
  13. The Universities and Technology Institutes have developed close links to grow R&D facilities and strengthen product development synergies.
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Universal House
Shannon Free Zone
Co Clare,

t: +353 (0)61 710000

f: +353 (0)61 712859

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