Fergal O’Brien: Diversity and inclusion are good for society and for the economy
An open and tolerant society is a key driver for social and economic prosperity, despite claims to the contrary by a loud minority
The Irish economy has been making headlines around the world for over two decades now. In that time, we have successfully navigated a major financial and fiscal crisis, the exit of our nearest neighbour and traditionally most significant economic partner from the EU and, most recently, the worst global pandemic in a century.
The economic growth and resilience shown during these challenges have been driven by a broad range of factors that have been attractive ...