News & Events


Michael Somers appointed President of Institute of Directors

Former CEO of the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) Dr Michael Somers was appointed President of the Institute of Directors in Ireland (IoD), at the Institute’s AGM last evening (25 May 2017).

50 percent of directors say conflicts of interest are prevalent in boardrooms in Ireland

This report, Tone from the Top – Boardroom Ethics in Ireland, presents the key findings of a survey undertaken by members of the Institute of Directors in Ireland on ethics in Irish business.

State Boards appointments process review due in “near future”

The review of the State Boards appointments process has been completed and will be made public in the near future, according to Minister Paschal Donohoe TD, Minister for Public Expenditure & Reform, who was today the Guest Speaker at the annual Institute of Directors in Ireland (IoD) Spring Lunch in Dublin.

IoD Ireland and UK Directors Share Common Brexit Fears

The Institute of Directors in Ireland has published a research report, “Brexit: The Potential Implications”.  The report includes findings from a joint survey of IoD Ireland and IoD UK members, undertaken in October 2016.  The findings show that 92% of IoD Ireland members disagree with Brexit, and almost half of IoD UK respondents think Brexit will negatively impact investment in Northern Ireland.

Budget 2017 announced

Budget 2017 was announced on Tuesday, 11th October by Minister for Finance Michael Noonan, and Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe.  Learn more about the main points here.