Danny Mccoy

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President Michael D Higgins warned that the EU must become ‘a key global actor of influence, and indeed of action’ in wider global crises or ‘it will continue to lose relevance, be perceived as weak’. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

President Michael D Higgins has urged a new “European conversation” to renew and future-proof the European Union after Britain leaves on Friday night.(...)

Danny McCoy: “When Ireland joined the EU, he said that we would be able to have a growing population, full employment, and living standards comparable with the EEC Six as it then was. Tick, tick, tick. We’ve achieved all of that and the glue that has held it together is trade.” Photograph: Alan Betson

The Irish business community will gather next month at the Convention Centre in Dublin for the Ibec Leaders Conference which will focus on the timely (...)

Ibec chief executive Danny McCoy said: ‘A shortage of housing, congested education, transport and health systems; and weak regional connectivity mean not everyone is feeling the full benefits of economic growth.’

“Expensive housing, long commutes and stretched health” services are making Ireland a less attractive place to live, Irish Business and Employers’ Con(...)

Patricia King: she has urging unions dealing with private sector employers to seek pay increases of between 3.5% and 4.5%  next year. Photograph: Alan Betson

The ICTU this week laid out its stall on pay, with general secretary Patricia King urging unions dealing with private sector employers to seek increas(...)

Patricia King, general secretary of Congress

The Congress of trade unions has advised unions in the private sector to seek baseline pay increases of between 3.5 and 4.5 per cent in 2020, on the b(...)

Next-generation 5G technology uses higher-frequency waves that require more transmitter masts as they travel shorter distances. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Bloomberg

Business lobby group Ibec has urged the Government to address concerns over possible health risks associated with 5G mobile technology after motions w(...)

Danny McCoy of Ibec. Photograph: Alan Betson

At a time when rural Ireland is crying out for reliable, high-speed broadband, it seems counterintuitive that a number of county councils would be obj(...)

Ibec described Dublin Airport as a key element of the State’s national strategic infrastructure. Photograph: Kate Geraghty

Business lobby group Ibec has said a ruling by regulators to cut passenger charges at Dublin Airport by up to 18 per cent could threaten investment pr(...)

Kevin Callinan, general secretary of Fórsa, said the Government must change industrial relations legislation ‘to ensure not just the right to organise but the right to bargain effectively’.

The head of the country’s largest public service trade union has called for the re-establishment of social dialogue which would bring together the Gov(...)

On Tuesday, the PwC-Irish Times Tax Summit will wrestle the most topical questions in an increasingly uncertain world. File photograph: Getty

This Week September 16th Monday Indicators: Irish exports and imports (July). Tuesday Results: Uniphar, Adobe, FedEx. Indicators: Euro zone econom(...)

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