Danny Mccoy

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The Irish economy is likely to contract by around 1.3%  in the fourth quarter, according to Davy stockbrokers economist Conall Mac Coille

Economists have warned that GDP is now likely to fall again in the final quarter of the year and the unemployment rate will head back over 20 per cent(...)

 People eat at an outdoor table in front of a shuttered business near Times Square in New York on Wednesday. Photograph:  EPA/Justin Lane

It is “disappointing” that once again businesses are being subjected to increased restrictions at such short notice, the Irish Business and Employers (...)

Retail Excellence  said the budget  “delivered some reassurance to concerned retailers”. Photograph: iStock

Business groups have broadly welcomed the measures in Budget 2021, saying the package of supports would help many businesses cope with the worrying do(...)

Retail Ireland said a shutdown would have had “a devastating impact on thousands of businesses and jobs”. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

The Government took one look at the damage that a move to Level 5 restrictions would have caused to the economy and decided not to go there. Not yet a(...)

Adrian Cummins of the Restaurant Association of Ireland. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Irish businesses have reacted with anger and confusion to the news that the Government is considering a return to full lockdown in order to try and ge(...)

‘Data flows are as vital to our digital-driven economy as electricity,’ said Ibec CEO Danny McCoy

Business group Ibec has warned that the recent ruling on the transfer of data from Europe to the United States that invalidates the Privacy Shield agr(...)

“Access to strong education has been at the heart of Ireland’s appeal over many decades – coupled with a ‘can-do’ attitude.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

State supports for businesses facing the dual threats of further Covid-19 challenges and Brexit must not be withdrawn unless there is a long-term reco(...)

Ibec chief executive Danny McCoy: ‘Fundamentally this is an economy that is up and open’. Photograph: Alan Betson

Ireland is likely to emerge as one of the top performing economies in 2020 despite the Covid-19 crisis and the pick-up in unemployment, the chief exec(...)

Prof Gerardine Doyle, director of UCD Smurfit Graduate Business School: “The webinar will provide an opportunity to reflect on leadership during this extraordinary time of crisis.” Photograph: Shane O’Neill

Ireland is widely regarded as having responded well to the Covid-19 pandemic due to exemplary leadership in many sectors. Leaders in a range of areas,(...)

A €5 billion Brexit Adjustment Reserve will offer funds to countries and sectors worst-hit by the UK departure

Ireland will be “top of the list” of beneficiaries from a multi-billion euro Brexit fund announced as part of a €1.8 trillion EU Covid recovery packag(...)

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