Ireland’s golden opportunity

The visit of US president Barack Obama is a chance for the government to reinforce our stance on corporation tax and prove our suitability as a location for foreign investment

23rd April, 2011

When US president Barack Obama and his entourage touch down in Moneygall in Co Offaly in May, they will be greeted with the sight of anew€7millionTravel Plaza to be named in his honour.

The gesture won’t be lost on the president and neither, one would suspect, will the wider significance of what, at its core, is a commercial proposal.

This is what we have come to expect when the president is...

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