Limerick Economic Monitor Q1 2022
Despite challenges, 2021 can be considered a recovery year for Limerick’s economy. New job announcements were up 25% on the previous year, with over 2,500 across a variety of industries, most notably Healthcare, Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences. Some of the larger investments in 2021 included the Bon Secours Health Group plans to construct a 150-bed hospital in Ballysimon, creating 350 construction jobs and 250 permanent healthcare positions. Kirby Group Engineering announced 300 jobs for Raheen, Legato Health Technologies are bringing 120 jobs to Castletroy and an additional 250 jobs were confirmed at the official opening of Edwards Lifesciences facility in the National Technological Park.