Posts by Dr David Begg
Dr David Begg
David Begg is a former CEO of Concern Worldwide and was General Secretary of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions between 2001 and 2015.
He has also been a director of the Central Bank (1995-2010), a governor of the Irish Times Trust, Non-Executive Director of Aer Lingus, a member of the National Economic and Social Council (NESC), and of the Advisory Board of Development Co-operation Ireland.
Begg holds a master’s degree in international relations from DCU and a PhD in sociology from Maynooth University.
He is a former director of TASC.
David Begg 15/06/2017
Theresa May’s election failure and Corbyn’s unexpected success have undermined the case for a hard Brexit. Her gamble to increase her majority in Parliament and thereby reduce her dependence on the extreme Eurosceptics did not pay off. A hard Brexit takes no account of the 48% of Britons who voted to stay in Europe, many of them passionate …
Paul Sweeney is former Chief Economist of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions. He is a …
Rory Hearne is a postdoctoral researcher in the Maynooth University Social Sciences …
Alicja Bobek has a PhD in Sociology from Trinity College Dublin, an MA in Sociology and …