Mayo is Ireland’s third largest county and its magnificent scenery ranges from the beautiful coastline of the north and west, to spectacular and varied lake and mountain landscapes. It has a unique clean attractive environment and a safe, healthy countryside with a strong local economy.
Mayo has a diverse industrial base comprising both successful home grown enterprises, and some of Ireland's most significant multinational companies eg, Allergan, Hollister, Ballina Beverages, Lionbridge Technologies etc.
Ireland West Airport Knock located in the eastern part of the county has expanded rapidly in the past few years and provides one of the most significant pieces of Transport infrastructure in the region. Over half a million passengers use the airport on an annual basis, serving an ever-growing range of destinations to the UK, Europe and beyond. The Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, GMIT named Institute of Technology of the Year (2004 and 2007), has a campus in Castlebar and provides a major educational resource to third level students in Mayo whose progression to third level education is high by national standards. Quality Childcare facilities exist in many of the towns and rural areas in Mayo, and Mayo County Childcare Committee exists to ensure quality childcare facilities are being developed in rural areas.
An affordable location, quality infrastructure, excellent business supports and a well educated available workforce make Mayo a proven location for multinational & indigenous companies.