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Dempsey at Large: community focus needed for Irish banking
Matt Dempsey
It is very clear that consumer protection, service and welfare rank far down the Central Bank’s agenda.
18 October 2017 Opinion
Dempsey at Large: missing the core point of farm transfer
Farmland as an asset class is intrinsically different from an office block in Ballsbridge. To lump them in together is bizarre.
4 October 2017 Opinion
Dempsey at Large: traceability – 70 days or for life?
It seems too politically incorrect to even enquire as to why Ireland should aspire to be a leader in combating climate change.
Dempsey at Large: Ireland really is different
If large tracts of land are abandoned because of zero profitability, then what becomes of both the land and rural areas?
20 September 2017 Opinion
Dempsey at Large: a safety inspection – no appointment necessary
After a look at the electrical work and a general inspection of the yard, the visit was to my huge relief over.
6 September 2017 Opinion
Dempsey at Large: why do we get simple things so wrong?
There are areas where we are clearly getting it wrong and where we do not seem to learn. Among the standout failures is broadband.
30 August 2017 Opinion
Dempsey at large: wind energy scoops the renewables pot
I had expected some significant recasting of national energy policy to be announced by Minister Denis Naughten at the Energy event in Gurteen.
23 August 2017 Opinion
Dempsey at Large: we must stick with the EU
There is still no indication of what barriers either technical or financial will apply to Irish beef and dairy products bound for the British market.
16 August 2017 Opinion
Dempsey at Large: the place of direct payments
What is truly striking about the analysis is the dependence on direct payments in the cereals sector, not just in Ireland but across Europe.
9 August 2017 Opinion
Dempsey at Large: reflections on Tullamore Farm open day
Its amazing to think what a unique institution our predecessors formed in the Irish Farmers Journal.
2 August 2017 Opinion
Dempsey at Large: Apple and Irish cereals
Ireland’s climate is ideal for more than just data centres.
12 July 2017 Opinion
Dempsey at Large: UK farmers want access too
Trading arrangements – it will be a long time before we are going to have real clarity.
5 July 2017 Opinion