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Washington Post views post-crash Ireland through prism of Galway and Dublin

Tuesday, 20 August 2013

Pictured Dr Jim Browne, President NUI Galway.
Pictured Dr Jim Browne, President NUI Galway.


NUI Galway and Galway businesses and business leaders to the fore in US feature


Quotes from NUI Galway President Dr Jim Browne and Galway business leaders are prominent in an extensive Washington Post feature ‘Can Ireland’s Celtic Tiger roar again?’ published at the weekend.


The article, written by Steve Pearlstein, analyses the post-crash economy through the views of observers in Dublin and Galway, with NUI Galway, Galway Chamber and Galway businessman John O’Shaughnessy featuring in the lengthy analysis.


NUI Galway President Dr Jim Browne is quoted as saying, in the context of the Irish recovery, "We need to talk not about recovering the economy but recasting it, since in some important ways, what we had before was a disaster."


The feature followed a visit to Ireland by the Washington Post journalist Steve Pearlstein in June and was published this weekend on August 16th. The article is available at the Washington Post online at




Keywords: Press

Author: Marketing and Communications Office, NUI Galway
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