Benefits of Multinationals for Ireland.

Excluding the financial sector there are about 1,000 U.S. located in Ireland employing directly 100,000 people.

These companies pay €6bn in wages to Irish employees,spend €3bn on capital investment and pay €2bn in corporation tax on an annual basis.

Other contributions include vat and other taxes,indirect spending on security,cleaning,catering,transport,accountancy and many other services.