COLUMNISTS

JOHN WHELAN: Ireland starts to feel bite of US tax reforms

Companies cool on foreign direct investment calls, writes John Whelan.

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KYRAN FITZGERALD: Integration plans slowly fitting into place

If Ireland can keep improving its migrant-integration strategies — particularly in the labour market — then the country has real long-term growth potential, writes Kyran Fitzgerald.

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JOE GILL: Cork is ideal for a global food finance gathering

I would strongly argue that Cork is the best location for a global food conference, says Joe Gill.

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JOE GILL: Sewage and broadband failures blight forgotten rural Ireland

Thankfully, the Environmental Protection Agency has the independence and mandate to point out to us all the many uncomfortable facts about the state of the country.

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OLIVER MANGAN: Euro bloc upturn on track

The eurozone economy has lost a good deal of momentum this year, writes Oliver Mangan

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JOHN DALY: As Brexit ticks closer, firms face future without full facts

As the delicate endgame of Brexit fast approaches, some clear pockets of optimism for Ireland are beginning to shine through an otherwise gloomy picture, writes John Daly.

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JOHN DALY: Extension of tax relief welcomed by film industry

In film-making, planning foresight is an essential element of the painstaking process between conception and production, writes John Daly.

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KYRAN FITZGERALD: Barrelling towards a brave new world

Experienced executives need to shed many of their old notions as the digital revolution’s profound implications are realised, says Kyran Fitzgerald.

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KYRAN FITZGERALD: Ireland needs a plan for next recession

Whether one is a nation, an individual, or a corporation, it does not do to enter a tougher environment without the financial wherewithal and without a plan, writes Kyran Fitzgerald 

Sooner or later, a downturn in our economy will come calling. It is the repayment that comes after times of plenty.

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JOHN WHELAN: Ireland leads in fight for manufacturing jobs for now

These are good days for Ireland’s manufacturers as a resurgent economy driven by home-grown and foreign investment provide the biggest turnaround since the financial collapse 10 years ago, writes John Whelan 

Irish manufacturing firms recorded the highest increase in industrial production across all EU countries in the year to August 2018, according to new Eurostat figures.

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OLIVER MANGAN: US rate fears crash party

With a rather good sense of timing, the IMF warned last week in its biannual global financial stability update that risks to the financial system have risen this year.

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JOE GILL: No surprise if airlines collapse as winter sets in

A storm of hurricane proportions is churning towards the European airline industry and the consequential damage should not be underestimated.

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OLIVER MANGAN: Little drama and little joy from today’s budget

One of the main annual events i the political calendar occurs today, when the Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe TD, presents his budget for the coming year to the Dáil.

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JOE GILL: Staying together is the best way to keep Europe out of the rough

Last weekend’s Ryder Cup golf tournament was a notable example of the good that can transpire from a Europe that acts as a team and which is unified, writes Joe Gill.

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