Young well-educated local workforce
Live and Work locally – Quality of Life
15,000 highly-skilled commuters left region every day (Census 2016).
Our strong manufacturing tradition has matured into a highly-educated and flexible workforce.
66% of the population are in the 20-44 age bracket.
47% of population are in managerial or professional occupations (CSO 2016).
Software Technology / Digital Skills
See how Drogheda company, Aphix Software, targeted global expansion with a local skilled workdforce (DBEC profile)
“Headquartered in Drogheda with employees based along the Dublin-Belfast Economic Corridor, Aphix operates in the rapidly developing B2B digital environment. Their location and the support of Louth County Council has helped them expand globally and they have over seven million users and 20 partners in seven countries.” video courtesy of www.dbec.info