Document Type

Article

Rights

This item is available under a Creative Commons License for non-commercial use only

Disciplines

5.2 ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS, 5.6 POLITICAL SCIENCE, History

Publication Details

The Irish Times, 13 November, Special Issue: 50 Years of Business, p.20 (invited article). Available:

http://www.irishtimes.com/business/how-foreign-firms-transformed-ireland-s-domestic-economy-1.1593462

Abstract

Today, Ireland is host to 1,033 multinational corporations. They directly employ 152,785 and account for 70 per cent or €122.5bn of exports. It’s a story that has its roots in the 1940s.