Danny Mccoy

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“Nagging questions about the relevance of our growth metrics and in particular the contribution of multinationals remain while, on the horizon, Brexit and changes to the global tax environment loom large.”

A slew of data about the Irish economy published in the past two weeks all points to a remarkable turnaround in the State’s economic fortunes. Headl(...)

The 2018 Ibec Business Leaders’ Conference is to explore the theme of the “intangible economy”, as well as the future of work, achieving sustainable growth and what it means for business

MONDAY Indicators: UK mortgage approvals (Feb); German import prices (Feb). TUESDAY Results: Ferguson. Indicators: Irish overseas travel (Feb)(...)

Danny McCoy, chief executive of Ibec: said the Trump administration was ‘concerned this additional tax proposal is targeting US companies’. Photograph: Eric Luke

Business group Ibec has rejected the European Commission’s proposed digital tax as “harmful and costly to businesses” and “shape-throwing” by France’s(...)

According to the Irish Wind Energy Association, there are now 228 wind farms on the island. Photograph: Keith Arkins

Monday Results: Aralez Pharmaceuticals. Indicators: Euro zone construction output (Jan). Tuesday Results: Mincon, Bellway, Frutarom, FedEx. I(...)

Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection Regina Doherty, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe, announce major changes to pensions in Ireland, on Wednesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Proposals to reform Ireland’s pensions system have been broadly welcomed, especially a plan to ensure all private sector workers are members of a priv(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar launching Project Ireland 2040  at Sligo Institute of Technology. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

As reaction to the National Development Plan emerges, there is a clear divide between the business and industry sectors which have broadly welcomed ne(...)

Minister for Finance & Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe delivered a speech entitled ‘The new, new economy’.

Economic activity in the Republic in 2016 was almost a third lower than the GDP figure published by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), Minister for (...)

The Confederation of British Industry   is expected to call for the future EU-UK relationship to be firmly based on established existing shared rules which already support millions of jobs and communities across Europe

The UK’s Brexit policy continues to be shaped by domestic political concerns, not economic considerations, and “we all stand to lose out as a result”,(...)

Peter Sutherland, the former European commissioner, attorney general and chairman of Goldman Sachs International, has died aged 71. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Leading academics, European figures and Irish business executives have reacted with sadness to the death of Peter Sutherland. Mr Sutherland was prai(...)

Leader of the Liberal Democrats Vince Cable put the kibosh on Irish fantasy. Photograph: Gary O’Neill

There is a view that the most delusional faction in the Brexit process is not, as most would see it, the noisy rump of Tory Brexiteers with their over(...)

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