News & Events


Half of firms appoint external advisors to prepare for GDPR with a third of directors concerned about the cost of compliance

With just three months until the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect on 25th May 2018, one-third (32%) of directors say their organisation only began preparing for the GDPR in the last three months with 12% of companies beginning preparations within the last month.

Twitter Ireland’s Sinead McSweeney, talks leadership and millennials at IoD Spring Lunch

Addressing an audience of 300 business leaders at the IoD Spring Lunch in Dublin, Sinéad McSweeney, Managing Director of Twitter Ireland and VP Public Policy and Communications EMEA, spoke candidly of her own leadership journey and the importance of authenticity as a leader.

Mazars and First Names Group renew IoD sponsorships for 2018

Mazars has renewed its sponsorship of the IoD Breakfast & Evening Briefing Series and First Names Group will continue its sponsorship of the Lunch Bites @ The IoD Series in 2018.

€18,000 raised for Merchants Quay Ireland at IoD Christmas Lunch

The annual IoD Christmas Lunch took place on Friday, 8th December, at which we welcomed 500 members and their guests to the festive surrounds of the InterContinental Hotel in Ballsbridge, Dublin, with comedians Colm O’Regan and Barry Murphy providing the entertainment.

Minister Paschal Donohoe T.D. launches new governance guide for State boards

Paschal Donohoe T.D., Minister for Finance and for Public Expenditure and Reform, today launched Governance for Directors on State Boards, a new jointly produced publication by the Institute of Directors in Ireland (IoD) and Mazars.