Posted by jj on March 16, 2010 at 16:49:54:
In Reply to: re: what infrastructure does the town need right now? posted by Ado on March 16, 2010 at 13:19:52:
I agree infrastructure needs to be improved - but the national development plan is currently spending €180bn over 2008-2013, that is over our current GDP levels. It is a huge infrastructure program and saying nothing has been spend is ridiculous.
On the FDI tables world wide.
From the CSO website
"The level of total FDI investment into Ireland decreased to €120,954m at end-2008 compared to €138,362m the previous year. This reflected a reduction of €6bn in the level of FDI equity/reinvested earnings to €175,428m combined with the impact of a significant increase of €11.5bn in outflows of other capital (mostly
So please don't say there has been zero FDI into Ireland.
I personally don't see it as a waste, but not essential either. But for the amounts of money we are probably talking about irrelevant
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