Comment: Financial services key to getting back on track

If Ireland is to emerge successfully from the downturn, the government must make provision in the budget for the financial services industry, writes Brendan Kelly.

20th September, 2008

If Ireland is to emerge successfully from the downturn, the government must make provision in the budget for the financial services industry, writes Brendan Kelly.

The international financial services industry has an enormous contribution to make to Ireland’s future prosperity, but the window of opportunity is closing.

If we are serious about making the most of it, we need a renewed sense of urgency from the public sector, political leadership and support, and...

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