IDA Investment Welcomed

Paddy Malone, Dundalk Chamber PRO

Dundalk Chamber welcomes the recent IDA announcement of the purchase of two sites, in Dundalk and Drogheda.

This is a further demonstration of the strength of the M1 Corridor which is recognised as a major growth area and designated by the 2040 National Development Plan.

“Louth is the only county that has two such designations, which is a tribute to the excellent location it is”, says Paddy Malone, PRO.

Sean Farrell, President refers to the strategic importance of the M1 Corridor, Drogheda Dundalk Newry which has unique advantages not just for FDI Foreign Direct Investment but for Brexit companies or those looking for a second location.

Sean points out that the area has the fastest broadband inn SIRO, 7 universities; the DkIT which is preparing to become a Technical University; 3 deep water ports; 3 airports all within an hour’s drive.

Dundalk also offers a better lifestyle with Mountains, seas and lakes on our doorstep, not to mention the history of the region.

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