Game makers losing their patience with government

An action plan for jobs in the gaming sector made bold promises in 2011, but with Britain stealing a march on tax incentives, insiders say Ireland needs to get back in the game

17th January, 2015

In 2011, David Sweeney, an influential figure with 20 years of experience as an entertainment industry lawyer, arranged to fly the heads of some of the world’s top digital games companies to Dublin. The occasion was the launch of Games Ireland, a support and networking body for a flourishing national industry, co-founded by Sweeney.

At the time, Fine Gael was still basking in the afterglow of its general election win. At the Shelbourne Hotel, with...

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