Q2 2024 Coverage
Q2 2024 Coverage
Business groups step up engagement with Sinn Féin as election looms 3rd May irishexaminer.com, read here New support package for SMEs 3rd May businesspost.ie, read here 15th May clare.fm, listen here Most Dublin companies losing staff to housing shortage, survey...
Q1 2024 Coverage
Q1 2024 Coverage
Cost of AI might be too high for SMEs 31st March irishexaminer.com, read here Ireland's economy is right-sized for multinationals but expensive for small businesses 31st March irishexaminer.com, read here Politician calls for Good Friday to be made a public...
Q4 2023 Coverage
Q4 2023 Coverage
Changes to Government's cost of business scheme a backward step 5th Dec rte.ie, read here. Former ISME Chair Ross McCarthy elected to the Board of SMEUnited in Brussels 4th December rte.ie, read here Christmas Shop Local campaign 24th November ISME...
Q3 2023 Coverage
Q3 2023 Coverage
Neil McDonell on Irelands capital projects taking far too much time and money 24th Sep irishexaminer.com, read here. Irish business association to celebrate 30years 22nd Sep dublingazette.com, read here. Irish SMEs eschew banks in favour of P2P loans 7th August...
Q2 2023 Coverage
Q2 2023 Coverage
Census 2022 findings on remote working 30th May Listen back to interview with Neil McDonnell at 2.56 min on The Hard Shoulder Highlights with Kieran Cuddihy on Newstalk here. Panel discussion on proposed €1000 tax cut 29th May Watch Neil...
Q1 2023 Coverage
Q1 2023 Coverage
SME’s and the public procurement process for big government contracts 31st March Ross McCarthy, CEO Keystone Procurement & NC member on Breakfast Business with Joe Lynam, listen here. Call for Reform of Stem Teaching in Ireland 28th March Techcentral.ie, read here. Small businesses...
October – December Coverage
October – December Coverage
Neil Mcdonnell: We require radical policies to tackle the challenges ahead 28th December Opinion piece with Neil McDonnells in the Irish Examiner, read here. Universal Basic Income 20th December Drivetime, RTÉ Radio 1, listen back at 1 hours 39 minutes...
July – September Coverage
July – September Coverage
Rising Energy Costs 30th September Irish Independent, read here. Budget 2023 27th September Journal.ie, read here. RTE.ie, read here. Neil McDonnell on TodayFM The Last Word, listen at 6.26 mins here. LMFM, listen at 30.30 mins here. ISME Board Member...
April – June Coverage
April – June Coverage
Clare ISME Rep In ‘Disbelief’ At Public Sector Pay Demands 26th June ISME National Council member Siobhan Ní Ghairbhith, of St Tola’s Irish Goat Cheese Farm on Clare FM, listen here.  Increasing the Minimum Wage 15th June The Hard Show,...
January – March Coverage
January – March Coverage
March Auto-Enrolment Pension System 30th March Siobhan Ni Ghairbhith, St Tola Goats Cheese and a member of ISME’s National Council spoke to Clare FM listen back here Should private sector workers be automatically enrolled in pension schemes? 29th March Neil...