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Thinking of relocating? Here’s why you should consider The South East…

Known as “The Sunny South East” the region receives approximately 4.38 hours of sunshine compared to an average of 3.5 hours throughout Ireland.

The Region is home to 72 Multinational companies employing 13,369 people

Established Hub of Pharmaceutical and FoodAgri Businesses

Population of over 567,000

The South East at a glance..

Increase in Employment rate for last 3 years’

11.1% of Irelands registered businesses are based here

365 new jobs were announced by the top 3 Pharmaceutical and Medtech companies in the region this year.


Enterprise-led learning networks and supporting bodies such as SkillNet & Springboard have organisations throughout the South East Home to World Class Third Level Research Centers including SEAM, RIKON, PMBRC and HealthCore

The South East is home to three award winning Institutes of Technology; WIT, Carlow IT & LIT’s Tipperary campus.

Investment of â‚Ź130 million in the sector announced in 2017

The Biopharma Industry makes up 20% of IDA employment

Engineering, Industrial & Clean Technologies make up 32% of IDA employment

Life Sciences Sector

Medical Technologies make up 17% of IDA employment

Professional/ Technical salaries are up 11.1% in the last 5 years

Investing in the Future….

Angel investors in the South-East region of Ireland have €10m to invest in local start-ups over the next three years.

IDA plan to gain a cumulative €3bn in new R & D & investment projects including in-house and collaborative R&D projects with companies and Universities by 2019

IDA hope to target an increase of 20% in Irish economy expenditure to €26.8bn by 2019.

Beyond the workplace… • The cost of living is very competitive when compared with other Irish Regions with the average cost of housing 55% lower than Dublin • Rental prices are 53% lower than Dublin city • Childcare is 21% lower than Dublin. • Short commute times and easy access to vibrant towns, rural getaways and coastal villages and resorts make it a very attractive region to live in.


Culture • The South East is home to a number of award winning Restaurants and Hotels and it is a key location within Ireland’s Ancient East Tourism offering a variety of its heritage sites. • Close to some of the best surf locations in Ireland and on the doorstep of the Comeragh Mountain range there are multiple hiking and climbing routes. • The Craft and culture is at the heart of the Region with iconic brands Waterford Crystal, the Crafts Council of Ireland, the National Heritage Council and Kilkenny Design Workshops all located there.

If you are interested in discussing our current South East based opportunities, please send your CV to or call 021-4509200

South east presentation 2018  

Thinking of relocating? Here's why you should consider the South East . . .

South east presentation 2018  

Thinking of relocating? Here's why you should consider the South East . . .