'Don't trade reputation for Brexit jobs'

More effort should be put into helping indigenous firms than tapping up London, writes Ian Kehoe

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Ian Kehoe

17th May, 2017
Central Bank 'has been unbending'. Picture Fergal Phillips

It’s a win for the government, coming so soon after JP Morgan splashed out €120m for a prime site in Dublin’s docklands. Yet, it is increasingly obvious at this point that the sort of relocation numbers being touted following the Brexit vote are not going to materialise. There is simply no chance that Ireland will scoop up 15,000 jobs.

In truth, this is probably a good thing. Dublin simply does not...

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