Our role as gateway to US is only going to increase

Mutual ties mean we are perfectly placed to liaise between the US and the EU, amid a major reform of US taxation policies and various nations’ competing global interests

19th November, 2017

Ireland’s ties to the United States are unique. Over 33 million US citizens claim Irish heritage. That’s fully 10 per cent of the US population. And while the ancestral links of many are generations old, their affinity with our island is very current: one in every ten US visitors to Europe last year came to Ireland.

These personal relationships underline and sustain the economic ties between our nations. And these too are exceptional...

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