Monday November 30, 2020

Has the recession beaten the mojo out of us?

There are few signs that the present generation of business people realises how important exports are, writes Conall Ó Móráin.

31st August, 2013
What is wrong with those who can't see that exporting is the only way for us to achieve real long-term sustainable economic success?

One thing that Irish people were very good at back in pre-Famine days was making babies. And it looks as if we haven't forgotten how to do it, with Ireland's population once again growing faster than that of most EU countries.

Despite these exertions, the republic's population still stands at a little over 4.5 million people, and regardless of our reproductive best we won't exceed the pre-Famine numbers, based on actuarial trends, for another 30...

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