One of the fastest-growing cities in Ireland
12,000 new jobs have been created in Limerick since 2013. As the third-largest city in Ireland, it has quickly become a development hub for the sci-tech industry and is home to a range of multi-national companies. If you're on the search for a new role, Limerick is the place for you. There are over 170 primary and secondary schools in the county along with three major universities. The well-connected city and county promise a better quality of life, more affordable accommodation (with residential prices 30% lower than the national average) and plenty of career opportunities.
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Limerick is the only Irish city (apart from Dublin), where disposable incomes are greater than the national average. It also benefits from competitive house prices with the median house cost in Q2 2020 at €181,540 compared to €226,097 nationally. Rent prices in the region are also more than 50% lower than Dublin, and 25% lower than Cork and Galway.
Since the recession, Limerick has established itself as a major economic centre. Limerick is internationally renowned as an engineering, technology and Medtech city. It’s home to some of the world’s largest multinationals and Ireland’s fastest-growing companies, including Cook Medical, Regeneron, Viagogo and Adare Manor. There’s a job with your name on it.
It is the only Irish city to have been awarded the title of ‘European City of Sport’ and is home to one of the most famous rugby clubs and stadiums in the world, Munster and their home ground, Thomond Park. The University of Limerick has Ireland’s first 50m Olympic-size swimming pool, used by swimming teams around the world to train and compete. An annual membership will get you access to all of the campus’s cutting-edge sporting facilities.
Construction of the long-awaited M20 motorway between Cork and Shannon via Limerick which will cut journey times between the two cities to as little as 45 minutes will begin in the next few years. For rail travellers, Limerick has direct links to Galway and Dublin. The city is also conveniently located between two major airports - Shannon which is 25 minutes by car and Cork which you will reach in less than two hours away.
Looking to make the next step in your career in Limerick?