Fri, 07 Aug, 2020
The immediate impact on Irish businesses over the last year has undoubtedly been the weakening of sterling, and although it recovered somewhat against the euro on January 17 after UK prime minister Theresa May’s speech, to 86.8p, it remains 24% below the level of November 2015.
Thu, 02 Feb, 2017
In his Budget 2017 speech Michael Noonan was attempting to balance the support he could give for foreign-owned multinationals, large Irish corporations and small business, all of whom depend on a competitive trading base for selling internationally.
Wed, 12 Oct, 2016
Pfizer, which last month abandoned its $160 billion (€140bn) quest for Allergan — a deal which was controversially driven by a so-called tax inversion based on Ireland’s low tax regime — reported quarterly results that blew past analyst estimates.
Wed, 04 May, 2016
The Irish Exporters Association (IEA) has warned of the damaging effects that both a UK exit from the EU, and the uncertainty created by even the prospect of Britain leaving, will have on Irish firms.
Mon, 21 Mar, 2016
Fri, 18 Dec, 2015
Booming agri-food and services exports failed to cushion a big drop in manufacturing exports to leave the overall level of Irish exports down 1.3% to €46.2bn over the third quarter of this year compared with the same period in 2012, according to the Irish Exporters Association (IEA).
Thu, 31 Oct, 2013