Economic summit for Ireland details to be released

Details of an economic summit for Ireland, which is modelled on the World Economic Forum at Davos in Switzerland, are being released later today.

Details of an economic summit for Ireland, which is modelled on the World Economic Forum at Davos in Switzerland, are being released later today.

It is expected to take place in Farmleigh in Dublin's Phoenix Park on the 18th and 19th of this month and will bring together up to 180 members of the Irish Worldwide Community.

Some of the leading global chief executives with strong Irish roots are due to attend as are high profile figures such as campaigner Bob Geldof and head of Fox Television Dennis Swanson.

Full details will be released by Foreign Affairs Minister Micheál Martin this afternoon.

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