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THIS ARTICLE APPEARED IN IRISH EXAMINER MARCH 20th 2020

The Taoiseach’s address to the nation on Saint Patrick’s night set a pretty perfect tone for where we find ourselves at the moment. It was factual, measured and pulled no punches. The people of Ireland have been left in no doubt about the gravity of the situation, and we can certainly rest assured that the […]

THIS ARTICLE PREPARED FOR INSTITUTE OF DIRECTORS MARCH 27th 2020 COVID-19

COVID-19 IS AN EVENT WITHOUT MODERN PRECEDENT They say that a week is a long time in politics, but the past month has definitely been a very long time in the world of economics. All has utterly changed over the past number of weeks. When I presented at the IOD Evening Briefing series on 20th […]

EU TRADE POLICY AT VARIANCE WITH TRUMP AND BREXITEERS

THIS ARTICLE APPEARED IN THE IRISH EXAMINER JULY 12th 2019 One of the dominant themes in global politics over the past couple of years has been a growing sense of nationalism and a move towards isolationist economic policies. Nowhere has this trend been more obvious than in the UK decision to walk away from its […]

THIS ARTICLE APPEARED IN IRISH EXAMINER JULY 5th 2019

GOOD FIRST HALF, BREXIT LIKELY TO DOMINATE SECOND HALF By Jim Power As we move into the second half of the year, it is possible to look back on the first six months with a certain degree of positivity. On the whole, the Irish economy continued to make progress and thankfully the relatively negative prognostications […]

Sport Horse Industry in Ireland

In 2018, I produced a report assessing the economic contribution of the Sport Horse Industry in Ireland. Read the article.

Economic contribution of the bookselling sector in Ireland.

In 2018, I produced a report assessing the economic contribution of the book selling sector in Ireland.link to PDF. Read the article.