Ireland Gateway To Europe: mapping for the future
When Ireland was battered by austerity, four Irish businessmen joined forces to create IGTE, sending out the message that this country was open for business. Post-Brexit, the organisation is putting us on the map
In 2012, an Ireland tied by austerity, budget cuts and lack of investment struggled to find a way forward.
Young people were leaving in their tens of thousands and the light at the end of a long tunnel seemed a long way off. In the budget of 2012, spending cuts of €3.6 billion were initiated as the exchequer sought desperately to keep the country going while adhering to the conditions of the bailout.
While Ireland still possessed...
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