‘I don’t think the country needs an election at this point’

‘I don’t think the country needs an election at this point’
Heather Humphreys, Minster for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Fergal Phillips

Despite a turbulent week in politics, enterprise minister Heather Humphreys is flying high after garnering a €300m loan scheme for businesses

There’s a lot to enjoy about being the senior minister in the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation. For one, there’s the endless ribbon-cutting and job announcements. Politicians like few things better than standing on a podium, holding forth about employment and announcing a few hundred jobs.

There’s no shortage of feel-good occasions, as the current incumbent, Heather Humphreys, acknowledges. “I go to companies, I visit factories, I visit manufacturing centres: I just...

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