with over a third of the State’s total populat ion living here.
Cit ies of nat ional and internat ional significance
Cork, Limerick & Waterford projected as amongst the fastest growing locat ions in the State over the next 20+ years.
over 648k Labour Force
almost a third of the State’s total at work in the Region.
UNESCO Learning Cit ies - Cork & Limerick
Healthy Cit ies
Gateway Cit ies
Product ive agricultural region with good quality farmland and high agricultural yields
All Tier-1 and Tier-2 ports outside of Dublin located in the Region
5 Inst itutes of Technology
Clean Renewable Energy Potent ial
Extensive coastline with significant marine resource potent ial
Strong rural areas supported by a significant network of towns and villages
Diverse Industrial Base with
established clusters and specialisms
All three nat ional tourism areas are present in the Region - Wild Atlant ic Way, Ireland’s Ancient East and Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands
Southern Regional Assembly | RSES
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