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Economic Recovery and Challenges Ahead

Brexit and a sluggish global economy

trigger new headwinds

18 July 2016


Hotel Parc Belle-Vue

(5 Avenue Marie-Thérèse, L-2132 Luxembourg)

Ireland has made remarkable progress in the past seven years to recover from the severe economic blow it suffered after the banking crisis and the property crash. Like Luxembourg, Ireland is a small open economy at the mercy of global events but now, just as the recovery was underway, turmoil in our nearest neighbour after the Brexit vote, on top of a sluggish global economy, have created fresh headwinds. Irish Minister of State Eoghan Murphy will review the progress made to date and the challenges ahead.
18:00 – 18:30      Registration
18:30 – 19:30      Presentation by Minister of State Eoghan Murphy followed by Q&A
19:30 – 21:00      Reception
Eoghan Murphy is the Minister of State at the Irish Department of Finance, with special responsibility for Financial Services, eGovernment and Public Procurement.

Previously, Eoghan served on the Banking Inquiry, the Public Accounts Committee, the Dáil Reform Committee and as Head of the Oireachtas delegation to the OSCE.

Before politics, Eoghan worked for NGOs and the UN in the field of international arms control.

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Photo by The Luxembourg Chronicle.

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