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Ireland’s most important economic region

Dublin Belfast Economic Corridor

The Dublin Belfast Economic Corridor (link opens in new window) is a local authority led cross-border partnership aiming to develop a regional proposition for economic growth. Covering the 100 miles between Dublin and Belfast, with a population of 2m, it is Ireland’s most important economic region and a great environment for businesses to grow and thrive.

Global giants operate alongside family firms and both avail of easy access to UK and European markets; a well-educated and talented workforce; a strong entrepreneurial eco-system; and an abundance of modern infrastructure and business supports.

Launched in 2021 the corridor partnership includes 8 councils: Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council; Belfast City Council; Dublin City Council; Fingal County Council; Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council; Louth County Council; Meath County Council; and Newry, Mourne and Down District Council.  The partnership also includes representation from Dublin City University and Ulster University. 

The Dublin Belfast Economic Corridor is already home to many the world’s leading companies and Ireland’s most successful businesses and there is plenty of room for more.

Find out more about the Dublin Belfast Economic Corridor