Forbes names Ireland “best country in the world for business”

For the first time since its conception in 2006, influential US financial magazine Forbes has named Ireland the best country in the world for business. Ireland ranks first, followed by New Zealand, Hong Kong, Denmark and, in fifth place, Sweden, having moved up from 6th place last year. Despite Ireland’s economic troubles since 2007; the recession, the Read more about Forbes names Ireland “best country in the world for business”[…]

Construction is Making a Comeback

Ulster Bank chief economist Simon Barry: “Significantly, overall activity rose for the first time in over six years, as the headline PMI jumped by six points.” According to figures published on Monday in the Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), in September of this year, for the first time since 2007, construction activity showed a level Read more about Construction is Making a Comeback[…]