Irish Expats Bring Foreign Investment to Ireland

Global Business

Ireland had its share of financial troubles.It may have been the first Eurozone country forced into a bailout.But it continued to attract foreign investment during its crisis. Hot tech firms like Google and Facebook are among those who have set up their European headquarters here.

But now the country is going one step further by targeting the Irish who live abroad. Through their connections, the Irish expats now help create jobs in Ireland and receive a reward from the Irish Government in return. CCTV Correspondent Lourda Sexton reports.

Irish Expats Help Boost FDI in Ireland

Irish Expats Help Boost FDI in Ireland

Ireland had its share of financial troubles.It may have been the first Eurozone country forced into a bailout.But it continued to attract foreign investment during its crisis.Hot tech firms like Google and Facebook are among those who have set up their European headquarters here. But now the country is going one step further by targeting the Irish who live abroad. CCTV Correspondent Lourda Sexton reports.