May 2011 issue
General Manager of Intel Ireland Eamonn Sinnott tells John Walsh why the company has a bright future in this country, the major investment it has planned and details the new state of the art operations currently being built at the Leixlip plant.
Perhaps the biggest question that goes unanswered in the Nyberg Report into the banking crisis is whether the regulatory failures that caused the crisis were politically motivated. John Walsh investigates what caused the crisis and what can be done to prevent a repeat.
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schauble has a reputation as a straight talker in German politics and has been at the centre of some historic political decisions. Eoin Hahessy profiles the man Michael Noonan will battle with as the debate over Ireland’s corporation tax continues.
Doing the right thing may not be top of student’s list of key course competencies, but ethics have an important role to play in Ireland’s economic recovery. Patrick Freyne looks at the tough task of integrating business with making the right moral choices.
The shocks experienced by Canada in the 80s were enough to galvanise political will to overhaul the system of banking regulation. Christopher Goodfellow looks at the situation that allowed a major country to avoid the financial crash and maintain a sound and efficient banking system.Read story
It is taking a while for the news of Ireland’s increased competitiveness to get through to international visitors. David Elkin analyses the state of an industry that has seen visitor numbers fall in the last few years, but may have a bright future ahead of it.