The new president is promising the biggest tax cuts in US history.
But the plan could face stiff opposition in Congress.
Changes to US company taxes have been highlighted as one of the biggest risks to Ireland.
The numbers employed in non-construction jobs have already hit a new peak.
A new report from the ESRI forecast GDP growth of 3.8% this year.
However, exports were hurt last year by Brexit-inspired headwinds.
Some say the country’s track record with overseas firms is ‘enviable’.
A similar plan for Pacific nations has already felt the wrath of the presidential pen.
Officials patrolled the Irish border for 70 years.
Ireland is heavily dependent on UK trade, particularly in the food and drink sector.
However, Davy corporate brokers said that the country will still have the strongest growth in Europe this year.
The US president-elect is also promising to go after the pharma industry.
The Anglo trial and ‘fiscal space’ also drew some memorable statements.
A new study found that Ireland ranked ahead of major economies like the UK and France.
The ESRI said jobless lone parents and unemployed couples had the biggest proportional benefits.
GDP rose in the third quarter of 2016 after being pushed down for the first half of the year.
TK Whitaker was just 39 when he became secretary at the Department of Finance.
New ESRI research says the sustainable ‘real’ growth rate for Ireland’s economy is 3%.
The common currency bottomed out after the Italian referendum result.
A ban on 500 and 1,000 rupee notes has rocked the economy – but it might only be a short-term sting.