Profile of David McCourt: The Irish connection

Who is the man seeking to spearhead the biggest piece of national connectivity infrastructure since electrification, bringing high speed broadband to 540,000 homes and businesses in areas of critical need around Ireland?

14th October, 2018

Sitting in the Westbury hotel over tea one spring morning in 2012 with the sun streaming in the window, David McCourt confided that he had been living in the Merrion for two weeks while meeting representatives of each of the Irish banks and several companies.

Unlike a lot of the visiting adventurers at the time who wouldn’t know or care whether they were in Spain, Greece or Ireland as long as the price was right (ie,...

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