Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Questions (237)

Richard Boyd Barrett

Question:

237. Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett asked the Minister for Finance the most up-to-date figures for the number of jobs created by the Irish Strategic Investment Fund in its commercial partnerships; and the locations in which these jobs were created by companies obtaining such investment. [33531/19]

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Written answers (Question to Finance)

The information sought by the Deputy is available on the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) website at the following link: https://isif.ie/uploads/publications/ISIF-H1-2019-Final-For-Publication.pdf 

As at end December 2018, ISIF supported 32,068 direct and indirect jobs in the Irish economy. 

The regional breakdown of those jobs is set out in tabular format: 

 Region

Jobs

Dublin

45%

Leinster ex Dublin

23%

Munster

24%

Connacht

5%

Ulster

3%