Pictured at Ireland Day London 2015 (L-R): Paul Connolly, Connolly Capital; H.E. Dominick Chilcott, British ambassador to Ireland; Ian Hyland, Ireland INC; H.E. Dan Mulhall, Irish ambassador to Britain and John Miller, London Stock Exchange.
Ireland Day London 2015 took place on Tuesday June 9th at the London Stock Exchange.
Ian Hyland, president of Ireland INC was joined at London Stock Exchange by political and business leaders including British ambassador to Ireland Dominic Chilcott, Irish ambassador to Britain Dan Mulhall and other senior executives from Britain and Ireland at the third annual Ireland Day.
Ireland Day London offers an unrivalled platform for economic engagement and thought leadership exchanges. The event is extensively covered by a variety of international media outlets each year including the Financial Times, Bloomberg and the BBC.
Ireland INC is a private sector platform that aims to advance economic development between Ireland and its closest trading partners to strengthen business connections and to create real influence for Irish businesses. For more information please visit www.irelandinc.com.
The theme of Ireland Day 2015 was ‘Growth 2020: Embracing Challenge-Maximising Opportunity’, and discussions focused on increasing economic ties between Ireland and the UK, increasing finance to SMEs and the importance of Britain’s membership of the European Union.
Irish companies represent important business to the London stock market with more than 50 Irish companies listed on the Official List and the Alternative Investment Market. Equally, Ireland has a special economic relationship with the UK, which accounts for 40% of the exports of Irish-owned companies.