Mayo’s world class service for multinationals



“The world’s favourite soft drink is right at home in Mayo”   

John McGowan, GM, Ballina Beverages

Mayo is home to some of the world’s biggest and most successful companies across a range of industry sectors.

These companies did their research and identified Mayo’s advantages. Their subsequent success can be attributed to having gained access to an educated, innovative and productive workforce. Mayo’s multi-nationals can be characterised by their resilience, competitiveness and continued investment and growth.

Multinational companies choose Mayo as their strategic European base because of its pro-business environment and its innovative and attractive tax regime.

  • Ireland has one of the lowest corporation tax rates in Europe at 12.5%
  • Companies can avail of a 25% tax credit against research and development costs
  • Ireland has double taxation agreements with more than 60 countries

Through its Enterprise and Investment Unit, Mayo County Council and the state’s inward investment promotion agency, IDA Ireland, work together to provide companies considering locating in the county with a world class business service.

"Being a native of County Mayo and having been with Allergan since 1980 I feel very well positioned to comment of how an American company can grow very significantly from this corner of Europe”

Pat O’Donnell, Vice President and Managing Director, Allergan


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