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Google's €10bn haul

SEARCH engine Google has racked up the largest total exports for Ireland last year, hitting €10.1bn.

The figure is a massive 55pc increase on 2010's figures.

The Irish Exporters Association's (IEA) annual publication of the Top 250 Exporting Companies in Ireland said that overall, the information and communication technology, life sciences and agri-food sectors performed strongly in 2011.