A podcast series about the people and priorities behind Irish business and the global climate that impacts it. Get behind-the-scenes access to what’s top of mind for Ireland’s business leaders, thought leaders, and the people working hard for a better Ireland. Catering to organisations large and small, Ibec Voices offers relevant policy discussions and on the ground insights from across the Irish economy.

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Ep. 31  /  Ibec Voices

The Irish Techscape: Exploring Ireland’s Digital Adoption and Economy

In this episode, Una Fitzpatrick of Technology Ireland is joined by Marie Treacy and Enda Doyle from EY Ireland to discuss the importance of attracting and retaining FDI in Ireland and the role of technology adoption by business in this effort.

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Ep. 30  /  Ibec Voices

What are Ireland’s airports doing to make aviation more environmentally sustainable?

In this episode, Andrea Carroll, Head of Sustainability in daa and Sinéad Murphy, her counterpart in The Shannon Airport Group, are in conversation with Dr Neil Walker, about their experiences of implementing airport sustainability strategies.

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Ep. 29  /  Ibec Voices

Could Ireland’s tradition of storytelling support our diversity

In this episode we explore how the tradition of storytelling can serve as a tool for understanding and empathy, allowing us to better accept cultural differences, comprehend life experiences, and exchange knowledge.

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Ep. 28  /  Ibec Voices

Talent to Thrive: A new Paradigm for Education and Enterprise

In this episode, Claire McGee, Ibec Head of Education and Innovation Policy, is joined by Dr Linda Doyle, Provost of Trinity College Dublin. Dr Doyle provides a compelling insight into Trinity College Dublin’s relationship with society, business and learners as it continues to lead in research, education and international networks.

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Ep. 27  /  Ibec Voices

Untouched Talent: A unique look at entrepreneurship through the lens of disability

Sharon Higgins, Ibec Executive Director of Membership and Sectors, is joined by Professor Thomas Cooney, Professor of Entrepreneurship at TUD, Claire Kennelly, Managing Director of Inclusive World Training, and Noel Joyce, lecturer at New York University Shanghai.

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Ep. 26  /  Ibec Voices

Small Businesses with Big Ambitions: Part 3

In the final episode of our mini-series on the small business community, we are joined by Barry Prost, Rent a Recruiter, Sinead Hayes, Nationwide Safety Training, Phoebe Clarke, Finnegan’s Farm and Ronan Garvey, ZEUS Scooters.

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Ep. 25  /  Ibec Voices

Small Businesses with Big Ambitions: Part 2

Our next few episodes of Ibec Voices will place a focus on a critical component of the Irish economy, the small business community. We are joined by Aine Kennedy, The Smooth Company, Jenny Diamond, Nanny Payroll and Jamie Flannery, Dingle Sea Safari.

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Ep. 24  /  Ibec Voices

Small Businesses with Big Ambitions: Part 1

Our next few episodes of Ibec Voices will place a focus on a critical component of the Irish economy, the small business community. We are joined by Erica Hargadan, Babogue, Aisling Gaffney, Irish Socksciety, Conor Mangan, Woodco, Conor Morley, WWS. 

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Ep. 23  /  Ibec Voices

More than Meets the Eye: Ireland's Experience Economy

In this episode we will discuss the scale of Ireland's Experience Economy. We are joined by Sharon Higgins, Ibec Executive Director of Membership and Sectors, and Pat McCann, Non-Executive Director of Glenveagh Properties and Former Dalata Hotel Group CEO.

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Ep. 22  /  Ibec Voices

Building a Resilient Digital Society

We are joined by Jackie King, Executive Director of Ibec Global, and Ciaran Martin, Professor of Practice in the Management of Public Organisations, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford and founder of Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre.

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Ep. 21  /  Ibec Voices

Gender equality and sexual harassment post #MeToo with Jackson Katz Ph.D. 

Dr Kara McGann, Ibec Head of Social Policy, and Jackson Katz Ph.D., educator and thought leader, explore a transformative approach to promoting gender equality and preventing sexual harassment. 

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Ep. 20  /  Ibec Voices

Exploring Ireland's Women in Finance Charter

Patricia Callan, Director of Financial Services Ireland at Ibec, speaks to Minister of State, Seán Fleming, Fernando Vicario, CEO of Bank of America Europe DAC and Country Executive for Ireland, and Emer O’Byrne, Interim Chief Underwriting Officer of FBD Insurance.

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Ep. 19  /  Ibec Voices

ESG- more than another acronym

Jackie King, Executive Director, Ibec Global, is joined by Helle Bank Jorgensen, CEO and Founder, Competent Boards, Catherine Cano, Founder and President, CanoVision, and Ali Karami-Ruiz, Senior Director, Strategic engagement and communications, Business at the OECD.

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Ep. 17  /  Ibec Voices

Hamilton Day 2022: Celebrating Ireland’s greatest mathematician

On Monday 17th October official Hamilton Day celebrations will take place, promoting the lasting legacy of an Irish man who made a seminal contribution to the world around us today.

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Ep. 16  /  Ibec Voices

Sustainable Development: “Still” The Opportunity for Irish Economic Policymakers

In this episode of Ibec Voices we are taking you inside Aras an Uachtarain, the residence of the President of Ireland, to hear a very special address delivered by Ibec CEO, Danny McCoy.

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Ep. 15  /  Ibec Voices

Social Enterprise: Impact and Measurement

In this episode of Ibec Voices we look at the social enterprise sector in Ireland, with a particular focus on the measurement of impact.

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