Dell was established in Ireland in 1990 and employs over 4,500 people. The company’s European manufacturing facility is located in Limerick with a European Business Campus based in Cherrywood, Co Dublin.
In 2005, Dell announced that Ireland had been selected as the location for an R+D Centre for product development. The team is also responsible for the development of innovative software solutions to provide increased functionality and productivity in Dell’s manufacturing sites worldwide. The University of Limerick plays a key role in supplying engineering talent for the facility, while Dell employees are supported to study for master and doctorate degrees in the University in conjunction with their work on research projects.