Tuesday, 17th July 2018
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A Wider Vision

It is not surprising that much of the news that we see and read about everyday has to do with issues that happen here in Ireland. In fact so much happens on some days that it is a wonder that the rest of the world even gets a look in.

But it so happens that we live in an ever interconnected world and what happens outside of our country has a direct bearing on what happens inside Ireland.

You only have to look at the whole issue of Brexit to know that this country is to a large part, dependent on what is going on in other countries. In fact the closer Brexit gets the more this is happening.

Now the Government has set up a new project so that our country can develop and hone our relationships with other countries in order to bolster and protect what is happening here in Ireland.

We already know that there is a lot of foreign direct investment in Ireland and that a lot of jobs are generated from companies that are based overseas but now we will have a new organisation looking out for the interests of the country.

This new group is being headed by John Concannon who formerly ran the soon to be disbanded strategic communications unit. He is being tasked with expanding


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