News & Events


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.

Increasing complexity and time commitment of Non-Executive Directors’ roles

The roles of Non-Executive Directors (NEDs) in Ireland have become more complex and onerous over the past three years, according to research published today by the Institute of Directors in Ireland (IoD), with more time being spent preparing for, travelling to and attending board and committee meetings in order to fulfil their roles.

Paul Coulson Addresses Institute of Directors Autumn Lunch

Mr. Paul Coulson, Chairman of Ardagh Group today addressed the Autumn Lunch of the Institute of Directors in Ireland (IoD).  The annual event, which was held in the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Dublin, and sponsored by Amrop, was very well attended, with over 600 guests hearing Mr. Coulson’s views on a range of issues including Brexit and corporate governance.