Costs of Doing Business in Ireland 2011

The National Competitiveness Council has just published its latest study on the costs of doing business in Ireland in 2011. The report notes that we are moving in the right direction and that Ireland is becoming a more attractive place to do business, but much more needs to be done. Cost reductions have resulted primarily […]... Read More

Visa Waiver Programme Is A Promising Start

The Government has just launched the first ever Irish Short-Stay Visa Waiver Programme, which commenced on July 1st and will run up to the end of October 2012. It is a pilot scheme and will be reviewed in light of impact and experience. The easement on visa restrictions has long been sought by the Tourism […]... Read More

Cruising down the River Shannon

Dotted with lakes, weaving rivers and historic canals, Ireland is a water-lover’s paradise for those visitors who take cruising holidays. It all started out on the great Shannon river, but over the years has extended to many other Irish waterways. It’s been a difficult few years for the cruising sector, the bulk of whose business […]... Read More