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The Irish Entrepreneurial State

Paul Sweeney 27/06/2018

In the last blog I set out how Aer Lingus, an entrepreneurial Irish state company, grew into a major company with over 14,000 employees in several sectors. Here I will continue the story, including its role in the birth of Ryanair and demonstrate that successive governments have no coherent enterprise policy because they privatised a major …



The Irish Entrepreneurial State

Paul Sweeney 11/06/2018

In my last blog I looked at the Wild Atlantic Way as a good example of entrepreneurial thinking by public employees of the Irish state. Mariana …

Full privatisation of Aer Lingus

08/09/2011

Donal Palcic and Eoin Reeves: Yesterday the Minister for Transport signalled the possibility of selling the remaining 25 per cent stake in Aer Lingus …

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