Economic Review – Focus on Carlow


Senator Jennifer Murnane O’Connor has scheduled a breakfast briefing for Friday 28th April entitled, “Economic Review, Focused on Carlow”.

Now that Article 50 has been triggered, how has this impacted and what can we expect from this for Carlow.  What other economic indicators should we be paying attention to.

Guest Speakers include:

Stephen Donnelly, T.D

Stephen Donnelly is a TD for Wicklow and East Carlow.  He ran for office in 2011, in response to Ireland’s growing economic and social crises. At the time he was working as a management consultant for McKinsey & Co., specialising in transformational change for large public and private sector organisations. Stephen has worked across many sectors, including private equity, retail, public infrastructure, healthcare, education, international development, the voluntary and social sectors. At the Harvard Kennedy School he studied international development, with a focus on rebuilding economies and protecting and strengthening vulnerable populations.

Colm McCarthy, Economist

Colm is an occasional lecturer at the School of Economics at University College Dublin. He is a graduate of UCD and the University of Essex. He has worked as an economist with the Central Bank of Ireland, the Economic and Social Research Institute and DKM Economic Consultants. Colm is the author of several influential economic reports presented to a number of Irish Governments and is a regular contributor to Irish radio and television on economic affairs.



Friday 28th April

Time 8.30am
Venue Seven Oaks Hotel


This is a free event, Chamber Members please R.S.V.P to


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