Sean Davis

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Mark Redmond, chief executive of the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland: “We constantly hear that the talent US companies find in Ireland is second to none – and that is across all sectors.” Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography.

With Brexit and current global trade tensions playing out, Ireland’s role in promoting the transatlantic relationship in Europe has never been more im(...)

‘It is very evident to us that the US remains front-of-mind for Irish companies,’, says Sean Davis.

Enterprise Ireland is to open a new office in the US shortly as it seeks to cope with a continued flood of investment by Irish companies in North Amer(...)

The US Capitol Building  in Washington DC. According to the US Bureau of Economic Analysis, the value of Ireland’s foreign direct investment into the US  was €69bn in 2017. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Close to 800 Irish companies have operations in the United States, employing more than 100,000 people, according to new figures. The data comes as St(...)

Ocean Energy’s wave energy device will be built in Oregon and tested by the US navy at a site off Hawaii.

A landmark wave energy device designed by Cork-based company Ocean Energy is to be built by US company Vigor, it was announced on Wednesday in Washing(...)

It never rains but it pours: Ireland is facing the double whammy of Brexit and the impending overhaul of US tax policy. Photograph: iStock

With the biggest overhaul of US taxation in three decades and the small matter of Brexit waiting for us in 2018, it would be remiss to think it’ll be (...)

Irish companies who succeed in the US stress how crucial it is to set up a permanent base there rather than trying to conduct operations remotely.

While it may seem daunting at first, entering the US market affords many opportunities to Irish businesses that don’t exist elsewhere. Aside from spea(...)

The US issues 65,000 H-1B visas a year to US employers recruiting in speciality occupations. Between 2010 and 2015, more than 3,200 such visas were issued to Irish citizens. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Plans by US president Donald Trump to overhaul a work-visa programme that technology firms regularly use to hire tens of thousands of employees each (...)

Una Davis her son Michael and his partner Georgina arrive at the funeral service of her husband  Derek Davis in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Grief has a way of making you feel very old and very young at the same time. So said Seán Davis at his father’s funeral in Dublin on Monday afternoon.(...)