Friday November 27, 2020

ICG continues to ship in the profits

Ferry company and boss Eamonn Rothwell have turned Irish Ferries into the Ryanair of the seas

13th March, 2016
The MV Ulysses: results at ICG, owner of Irish Ferries, showed that revenues jumped 10 per cent last year to €320.6 million from €290.1 million a year earlier Picture: Maura Hickey

Eamonn Rothwell is the last man you would want to play poker with, according to one business acquaintance who knows him well.

“He is super smart. Super sharp. Always thinking two or three steps ahead.”

Rothwell has survived one of the most infamous industrial relations battles in Irish history, a failed management buyout attempt and economic calamity in his biggest market, yet still the company which he leads – and of which he...

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