Angela Mcgowan

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Local groups along the interconnector’s route oppose its construction on environmental and health grounds. Photograph: David Sleator

A proposed high-powered electricity connector between North and South will cut energy bills by a total of €30 million a year, a report commissioned by(...)

Customs or security checks at the Border “would  represent an unwelcome return to the past”,   business leaders in the North have warned.

Northern Ireland is “uniquely vulnerable” to potential changes particularly new tariffs and rules as a result of Brexit which will deliver the “bigge(...)

Power sharing:  A public inquiry into  a proposed all-island grid  – which would cross five counties – begins in Armagh on Wednesday and is expected to run for three weeks.  Photograph: European Commission Audiovisual Library

The proposed North-South electricity interconnector could be a “catalyst for the Northern Ireland economy,” according to a coalition of business bodie(...)

British  chancellor of the exchequer  Philip Hammond, who delivered his autumn statement this week.  Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/AFP/Getty Images

Northern Ireland’s proposed lower rate of corporation tax of 12.5 per cent from April 2018 will “will not be enough to attract inward investment on i(...)

Angela McGowan: says when Northern businesses go down the export route they naturally turn to the Republic

Northern Ireland faces a “rougher road ahead” than any other UK region post-Brexit and not just because of its EU land border, the new director of on(...)

A stuffed British bulldog toy is held by a Pro-EU demonstrator outside the Royal Courts of Justice in London. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

The SDLP has called for an “Irish solution to a European problem” by ensuring that Northern Ireland is conferred with unique legal status during the B(...)

Danske stressed the uncertainty surrounding forecasts at the moment. Photograph: iStock

Northern Ireland may bypass an “outright recession” but the Brexit decision has put the brakes on the economy which is expected to grow this year by j(...)

 Stephen Gethins told an SDLP Brexit forum in Belfast the decision of the majority in Northern Ireland and Scotland to stay in the EU must be respected as much as the decision of those in England and Wales to quit. File photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images

Scotland and Northern Ireland must be fully represented and consulted in all and any negotiations ahead of any formal move to take the UK out of the E(...)

Dark days in Belfast: Brexit referendum result has potential to create shock waves in the North. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Just 10 days ago Mike Thomson was happily converting Parisians to the delights of his Young Buck cheese and dreaming of a Northern Ireland victory at (...)

Chamber president Stephen McCully said: “Although a clear majority of the businesspeople we surveyed continue to express a preference to remain in the European Union, the gap between Remain and Leave has narrowed in recent weeks.”

Three out of four senior businesspeople in the North have said they will vote for the UK to remain in the EU, according to the results of a new Northe(...)

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