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Ireland paying a big price for US-EU trade war

What can be done to avoid the prospect of job losses in Irish food companies?

27th October, 2019

When two elephants fight, it’s the grass that gets trampled, according to the famous African proverb. It certainly applies to those Irish food companies who are going to suffer disproportionately because of the trade war between the US and the EU.

Ireland, as a state, has had nothing to do with the subsidies given to Airbus, the Franco-German company which is the main global competitor to the US-based Boeing. Those subsidies were paid...

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