Andrew Parish

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Irish Diaspora Loan Fund board member John Bruton: dismissed criticism the fund is a means for affluent migrants to effectively buy Irish passports. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

About half of all applications to finance the Irish Diaspora Loan Fund, a new immigrant investment programme requiring a minimum investment of €500,00(...)

Former political adviser Paddy Duffy: “I believe that there are Irish people who would be interested, quite possibly, in maybe co-investing in Crimea and also in Ireland.” Photograph: Frank Miller

Members of an Irish trade delegation to Moscow last month, including a former top adviser to former taoiseach Bertie Ahern, discussed hotel investment(...)

Nicola Mortimer of Three: “I definitely think the environment for entrepreneurs has changed for the better.”
The start-up island

Ireland now boasts 36 incubators and accelerators dedicated to supporting start-up activity, with another six due to come on line this year. Accenture(...)

Emer Cooney: “Hydrasure measures consumption and transfers the information gathered to the cloud.”

Emer Cooney is an environmental biologist with an Msc in Biodiversity and Conservation. She is also an experienced horsewoman and qualified riding ins(...)