North has tough task in wooing America

Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness’s bid to convince American businesses to invest in the North comes at an inopportune moment, just as the US braces itself for a recession.

8th December, 2007

Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness’s bid to convince American businesses to invest in the North comes at an inopportune moment, just as the US braces itself for a recession.

‘I am a businessman of God’’ probably isn’t how the New York stock exchange is used to being addressed by visiting political leaders, but it was the phrase with which Ian Paisley chose to greet world leaders on his tour of the US with...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Get basic

*New subscribers only

You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly

€315

€248

Unlimited Access for 2 Years

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

The year in review

Legacy Richie Oakley 1 year ago

Newsround: What Thursday’s papers say

Legacy Leanna Byrne 5 years ago

More cycle routes, expansion of Luas to Bray and new bus network proposed

Legacy Digital Desk 5 years ago