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Crucial year ahead as Euronext Dublin fights to remain relevant

After the departure of a stream of key companies from the Irish stock exchange in recent years, the capital markets industry is hoping to change the narrative in 2024

Marc O’Dwyer of Big Red Cloud is hoping to get his company on Euronext Dublin. Picture: Fergal Phillips

Marc O’Dwyer is keen to take his accounting software company, Big Red Cloud, public on Ireland’s stock exchange.

There are just a few things standing in the way, including the persistent air of negativity swirling around Euronext Dublin, amid an exodus of big names and a dearth of initial public offerings (IPO) from new companies joining the market.

In 2023, Big Red Cloud was one of 14 Irish firms that participated in IPO Ready, a ...