Several Northern Ireland businesses are also on the list, including chicken processor Moy Park, Wilson’s Country Potatoes and Tayto.

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“Seventeen years on, because the minimum wage is set at an appropriate level, its introduction in Ireland has had few negative labour-market impacts.” Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

The proposal in the late 1990s to introduce a national minimum wage was seen by some as unnecessary as the social welfare system already set a floor o(...)