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Ford Ireland

The company imports and distributes Ford vehicles around the country. Based in Cork, the company was founded in 1917 by Henry Ford and was the first location outside the US, selected because his grandfather emigrated from the county. It is the only Ford company left to retain the full title Henry Ford & Son Ltd. The company is a subsidiary of the Ford Motor Company, the global car maker based in Dearborn, Michigan in the US. It manufactures or distributes automobiles across six continents. With about 199,000 employees and about 67 plants worldwide, the company's automotive brands include Ford and Lincoln. Ford Motor Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. The company’s links to Ireland remain strong.

Financial Data


By Turnover

(€254.5 million)

By Employees

230th in Top Companies By Turnover
  • 35
  • €254.5 million


  • Ciaran McMahon CEO/Managing Director

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