Business Review: Brexit, Trump and Apple - farewell to an extraordinary year for business

The Irish business world has changed fundamentally in 2016. Jack Horgan-Jones and Tom Lyons look back on the business year that was

23rd December, 2016

By any standards, the year 2016 has been among the most extraordinary in Irish corporate history. Apple. Trump. Brexit. Any one of these events would make it a year to remember. All three occurring has made it a year to forget. It has been a bevy of black swans for Irish business.

For Ireland, the fallout from this trifecta is profound. This year will be seen as a threshold year: business and political leaders can expect...

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