Stephen Kinsella: Careful what you wish for in battle over FDI
We should compete for business, but be honourable about it
Part of Ireland’s prosperity rests on its attractiveness as a foreign direct investment hub. Ireland’s big idea since the 1950s has been to get other people’s money here and turn that money into good jobs for Irish people. The two vehicles for the money-getting (at which we are honestly world-class) are the IDA and our multinational-friendly tax and regulation system.
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