Friday October 30, 2020

Regional Focus: Free up cash to let firms grow

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

@whytebarry
20th August, 2017
Hugh O’Donnell, chief executive of Topline Picture: Barry Cronin

If the government wants Irish businesses to thrive, it needs to make access to capital easier.

That’s the view of both Maurice Hickey of Largo Foods and Hugh O’Donnell of Topline.

While companies in the east of the county have probably fared better than companies in the rest of the country, the last ten years have taken their toll as hundreds of Irish firms have effectively been running to stand still.

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