Tue, 12 May, 2020
There has been a marked swing in business sentiment with regard to the UK market. Many believe, like Patrick Coveney, the chief executive of Greencore, that political certainty and stability is slowly returning despite the looming UK general election on December 12.
Mon, 02 Dec, 2019
Health Minister Simon Harris has refused to be drawn on who he is backing to replace Enda Kenny as Taoiseach, despite reports he has attended closed-doors meetings of Housing Minister Simon Coveney’s campaign team.
Fri, 28 Apr, 2017
Thu, 10 Nov, 2016
The chief executive of the largest Irish company operating in the UK has warned those campaigning for Britain to leave the EU that they are “sleepwalking into a very dangerous place”, adding that a Brexit would be “very, very bad for the Irish, European, and world economies”.
Thu, 16 Jun, 2016
Greencore has no ambitions to return to sugar production despite the new Government saying it will offer State support to prospective sugar beet processors — when sugar quotas expire in 2017 — in a bid to rebuild the industry here.
Wed, 18 May, 2016
Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney’s businessman brother has publicly questioned how so many people have been “left behind” in what he described as the “unprecedented economic recovery” of recent years.
Fri, 05 Feb, 2016