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Davos

# davos - Friday 24 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Big oil’ welcomes new ‘sexy’ relationship with Iran in Swiss Alps Oiled Up

‘Big oil’ welcomes new ‘sexy’ relationship with Iran in Swiss Alps

The CEO of oil company Total has spoken to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani who told him to ‘be ready’ for the lifting of embargoes.

From TheJournal.ie Enda’s charming smile is too much for this Bloomberg presenter (GIF) Smiling Eyes

Enda’s charming smile is too much for this Bloomberg presenter (GIF)

The Taoiseach was also absolutely freezing.

From TheJournal.ie British exit from EU wouldn’t give Taoiseach a headache Davos

British exit from EU wouldn’t give Taoiseach a headache

The Taoiseach also dismissed suggestions that he would take up a role in the EU instead of leading Fine Gael into the 2016 general election.

# davos - Thursday 23 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Don’t be fooled, values are inescapable – in life and in economics Opinion

Column: Don’t be fooled, values are inescapable – in life and in economics

With the World Economic Forum under way, let’s remember that economists have powerful mathematical tools at their disposal which, like all tools, are means to ends. What those ends are depends on our values, writes Robert Grant.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Many leave to get experience’ – Taoiseach talks emigration in Davos Davos

‘Many leave to get experience’ – Taoiseach talks emigration in Davos

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said he can categorically deny that Irish banks would need a so-called ‘bail-in’.

Bono is having dinner with the Taoiseach and Finance Minister tonight

The U2 frontman will join the pair, along with 25 company executives, for an IDA hosted dinner tonight at the World Economic Forum.

# davos - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Denis O’Brien believes politicians are the economy’s biggest problem Davos

Denis O’Brien believes politicians are the economy’s biggest problem

The 55-year-old was speaking ahead of the World Economic Forum this week.

Facebook boss Sheryl Sandberg is now one of the world’s youngest billionaires

Sheryl Sandberg will attend the World Economic Forum this week.

Enda Kenny and 6 other Irish people are attending the World Economic Forum

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin is among those attending the event.

# davos - Monday 28 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think the global economic crisis is over? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the global economic crisis is over?

Most of those attending the World Economic Forum in Davos last week reckoned the four-year crisis is over, but what do you think?

# davos - Sunday 27 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# davos - Thursday 24 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix… now with added photos of unsuspecting commuters Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added photos of unsuspecting commuters

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Thursday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

Ireland has been through ‘a hurricane’ – Kenny speaks at World Economic Forum

Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Enda Kenny stressed the need for job creation across Europe in order to tackle the economic crisis.

# davos - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny and Michael Noonan to attend Davos World Economic Forum

Enda Kenny and Michael Noonan to attend Davos

The Taoiseach and Minister for Finance will join other world leaders at the influential meeting to discuss issues affecting the global economy.

# davos - Saturday 28 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Slideshow: Topless protesters arrested at Davos summit Topless Protest This post contains images

Slideshow: Topless protesters arrested at Davos summit

The demonstrators painted anti-capitalist slogans on their bodies after making their way to the heavily-guarded town.

# davos - Friday 27 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge Column: Cardinal Rules – On playing the blame game at Davos Humour

Column: Cardinal Rules – On playing the blame game at Davos

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland brings us all the gossip from behind the scenes at the World Economic Forum where he was on the “non-tokenistic spiritual sub-committee”.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Friday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is Kenny right – did people go ‘mad with borrowing’? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is Kenny right – did people go ‘mad with borrowing’?

Enda Kenny has caused a political storm after his comments at the World Economic Forum in Davos. But is he right?

From TheJournal.ie Criticism of Taoiseach’s ‘mad with borrowing’ comments is ‘a bit silly’ – FG TD Mad With Borrowing

Criticism of Taoiseach’s ‘mad with borrowing’ comments is ‘a bit silly’ – FG TD

Damien English said that people knew exactly what Enda Kenny meant when he said yesterday that “people simply went mad with borrowing” during the economic boom.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach slammed over ‘people went mad with borrowing’ comments Mad With Borrowing

Taoiseach slammed over ‘people went mad with borrowing’ comments

Enda Kenny’s comments at the World Economic Forum in Davos yesterday have been sharply criticised.

# davos - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Enda Kenny: Irish people are pragmatic and understanding

The Taoiseach speaks bailouts, treaties and markets…in the snow.

From TheJournal.ie Watch live: Taoiseach takes part in panel discussion at Davos forum Davos 2012

Watch live: Taoiseach takes part in panel discussion at Davos forum

Enda Kenny is at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland this week.

# davos - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach to discuss ‘rebuilding’ Europe at Davos Davos

Taoiseach to discuss ‘rebuilding’ Europe at Davos

Enda Kenny’s first World Economic Forum session is to focus on rethinking the roles of the European Commission and Council.