Tuesday, 6 November 2012

Ceisteanna (424)

Peadar Tóibín

Ceist:

424. Deputy Peadar Tóibín asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the number of Industrial Development Agency sponsored visits by individual potential investors for each of the past 6 years. [47693/12]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Jobs)

I am informed by IDA Ireland that in the six year period 2006 to 2011, inclusive, there have been a total of 1,935 agency sponsored site visits by potential investors to this country. Details of the numbers of such visits in respect of each of those years are set out in the tabular statement.

Table showing the total number of IDA sponsored site visits by potential investors to Ireland in each of the years 2006 to 2011 inclusive

Year

Total Number of Site Visits

2011

341

2010

426

2009

389

2008

250

2007

263

2006

266

Total

1,935