Mark Redmond

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US treasury secretary Janet Yellen in Dublin Castle earlier this month, delivering a keynote address offering US and Irish perspectives on the future of the global economy. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Thanksgiving month began this year with a visit to Dublin by US treasury secretary Janet Yellen. She was here for a number of engagements, including a(...)

The United States is a continent as much as a country and each state has different standards and differences in legislation and in approach to doing projects

In Ireland when we talk about foreign direct investment, we tend to think of US investment here. But it works both ways. “People are constantly surpr(...)

The decision ‘will provide welcome certainty for small open economies,’ said Ibec’s chief executive. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Ireland remains in a strong position to attract foreign direct investment despite the looming upward change in taxation rates, the head of IDA Ireland(...)

A major challenge for managers is that the differences between individual team members, which can bring so many benefits to a team, can destroy it too. Photograph: iStock

Teamwork is one of the defining characteristics of the modern workplace. It is widely acknowledged that bringing different perspectives together resul(...)

The Beacon Hospital in Dublin. Coronavirus vaccine operations at the private hospital have been suspended after it used spare doses to vaccinate teachers at a private school. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Beacon private hospital is at the centre of a storm for providing coronavirus vaccines to teachers at a private school attended by the children of(...)

 The Intel facility in Leixlip, Co Kildare. Intel announced its decision to locate its European HQ in Ireland at a former 146-hectare stud farm in Leixlip in 1989 with the first chip manufactured there in 1993. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Intel’s investment in Ireland is about to top $22 billion (€18.6 billion). That is an impressive feat and even more so when you consider the fact we v(...)

“Big companies are better able to withstand a crisis like Covid-19 and they haven’t been dependent on Government support in the form of wage subsidies and so on,” says PwC’s Feargal O’Rourke.

One of the few genuinely bright spots in an otherwise quite bleak economic picture during the Covid-19 pandemic has been the strong performance of the(...)

Chief executive of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ireland Mark Redmond: We are very, very fortunate in the calibre of the public service in Ireland.

Ireland’s reputation as a great place to do business continues to grow in American boardrooms, according to American Chamber of Commerce chief executi(...)

Prof Peter McHugh: “These awards are very important because they give us the opportunity to showcase the research and innovation activity that’s going on in industry in collaboration with the higher education sector.”

Now in their sixth year, the US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards recognise excellence in research innovation, creation and invention by an organisat(...)

Chamber leaders around the country have called on the Government to introduce supports for  businesses by Covid-19 restrictions quickly. Photograph: iStock

Business groups have called for added supports for companies forced to close once again under the Government’s measures to try to suppress Covid-19 in(...)

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