Wednesday February 26, 2020

Bringing business back home

The Ireland Gateway to Europe initiative, which offers support to US companies looking to set up in this country, is more important than ever given the global challenges facing us

25th March, 2018
Neil Naughton, deputy chairman, Glen Dimplex and chairman, Boston College Ireland Business Council; Jim Kelliher, chief financial officer, Drift; Willie Walsh, chief executive, IAG; Paschal Donohoe, Minister for Finance; Bob Mauro, Boston College; Siobhán Talbot, chief executive, Glanbia; Robert Mac Giolla Phádraig, chief commercial officer, Sigmar Recruitment and co-founder, Boston College Ireland Business Council

Now gearing up for its seventh year, the Ireland Gateway to Europe project has come a long way since its humble beginnings in 2012.

“There was no real master plan,” said Robert Mac Giolla Phadraig, chief commercial officer at Sigmar Recruitment and leader of Ireland Gateway to Europe (IGTE). “It was a heart-and-soul initiative where we wanted to bring more investment to Ireland.”

Since it was established in 2012, the IGTE project...

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