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‘No doubt’ Ireland’s appeal to investors and employers damaged by Dublin riots - Michael McGrath

Finance minister said the government had to ensure that last week’s riots never happen again

Michael McGrath: ‘It was a watershed moment, none of us ever thought we would see it.' Picture: RollingNews.ie

Ireland’s appeal to investors and employers has been damaged by last week’s riots in Dublin, Michael McGrath has said, as the government promised to restore the business community’s confidence by “fully resourcing” An Garda Síochána.

Speaking on Wednesday, the minister for finance said that he had met with employers in the capital in recent days in the wake of last Thursday’s rioting and looting following the stabbing of three children and a woman on Parnell ...