Public Lecture on Irish Economy and Policy Challenges

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This public lecture is open to the public  and takes place on 15th October at 12 noon, Room 99, Galway campus).

Professor John Fitzgerald, adjunct professor in Economics at Trinity College Dublin and former research professor at the Economic and Social Research Institute, will deliver his annual lecture on “The Irish economy and policy challenges” to GMIT business students in GMIT’s Galway campus on Tuesday, 15 October at 12pm (Room 99). Members of the public are welcome to attend.

Professor Fitzgerald is currently a member of the Commission of the Central Bank of Ireland and of the Independent Expert Panel established in 2014 by the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources. He has been a research affiliate at the ESRI since November 2014 and prior to that was a Research Professor at the ESRI and Programme Co-ordinator of the Macroeconomics Research Area.

GMIT economics lecturer Marie Finnegan, GMIT School of Business, says: “Professor Fitzgerald is excellent at communicating economic concepts in a very accessible way. He will be talking about the performance of the Irish economy and the associated policy challenges at this uncertain time.”

For further information, please contact Marie Finnegan, Programme Chair, Bachelor of Business in Finance and Economics, School of Business, GMIT. Email: or Tel: 091 742043.


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