Martin Shanahan interview: ‘I think we’ve learned how to win investments in a virtual world’

Martin Shanahan, head of the IDA, has generated impressive results for foreign direct investment in Ireland this year in spite of the pandemic. In this wide-ranging interview, he says the next three to six months look ‘reasonably positive’, but structural challenges such as planning remain a concern

Martin Shanahan, head of the IDA: ‘We operate in a very competitive world for FDI, which means we need to continually improve.’ Picture: Maxwells