Saturday June 6, 2020

IFS2020: maintaining momentum

While many challenges lie ahead, Minister Simon Harris is committed to ensuring that Ireland remains competitive and on the cutting edge

8th November, 2015
Simon Harris: ‘I am encouraged by the progress we have made in a relatively short space of time’ Picture: Maura Hickey

The last 24 months have seen the Irish economy take a radical and very welcome turn for the better.

An important part of our recovery is its wide dispersal — with significant growth and job creation occurring in 11 of 14 economic sectors. This builds in resilience against future shocks, not least the crisis from which we have only begun to emerge from. It equally justifies government policy of focusing our efforts on areas best placed...

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