Category Archives: Economy

Rich heritage will unlock the potential of Swords

County Architect Fionnuala May outlines Fingal County Council’s vision for Swords Cultural Quarter. Throughout Europe, cultural heritage is steadily gaining importance as a vital asset in developing and strengthening a distinctive identity...

The National Strategy for Angling Development

The agency’s CEO, Dr Ciaran Byrne, explains Ireland’s angling tradition has the potential to drive tourism and foster resilient communities. The NSAD aims to develop our angling resource sustainably through balancing the...

Rise of the tourist route

In recent years, tourism, an essential component of the Irish economy, has undergone intensive branding through significant regional investments. Flagship regional branding and marketing campaigns now cover virtually the entire land mass...

Bliain na Gaeilge 2018

Foras na Gaeilge are encouraging participation throughout the public sector by supporting a broad range of state and community events during Bliain na Gaeilge 2018. Bliain na Gaeilge 2018 is a year...

Irish hospitality industry: room to improve

Appraisal of hospitality industry employment is often defined by perceptions of long, unsociable hours and low pay. Donagh Davern, a lecturer within Cork Institute of Technology’s Tourism and Hospitality Department, considers the...

Leading on the recovery path

Writing for eolas, Minister of State Simon Harris outlines how the Government’s economic and budgetary policies are acting as foundation for recovery, growth and job creation. The policies being implemented by this...

Optimism for exporters

Simon McKeever, Chief Executive of the Irish Exporters Association, details its ambitions for the future and the challenges that lie ahead. Having spent 18 years in global financial markets, conducting business in...