Cork is the main commercial, retail and education centre in the south of Ireland and it has a track record of attracting significant multinational investment.
It is home to global market leaders in pharmaceutical, healthcare, information and communications technology, biotechnology, professional and international financial services. Many of the world’s leading corporate occupiers
are located in the Cork region including; Apple, Amazon, Dell EMC, IBM, Pfizer, Glaxosmithkline, McAfee, Lilly, VM Ware, Boston Scientific, Stryker, Pepsi, Trend Micro and Gilead amongst others.
Cork has an international airport with direct flights to numerous international destinations in Europe and the UK in addition to daily flights to London and Amsterdam. The city has good bus and rail links including a commuter train service to Mallow, Midleton and Cobh. It has an excellent road infrastructure including the M8 Motorway to Dublin. Cork has two third level institutions, University College Cork and Cork Institute of Technology with a student population of over 30,000.