Global Irish Economic Forum 2013

Wednesday 09 October 2013 18.27
The third Global Irish Economic Forum took place in Dublin Castle on 4-5th October
The third Global Irish Economic Forum took place in Dublin Castle on 4-5th October

The 2013 Global Irish Economic Forum, which took place in Dublin Castle, has concluded.

Over the two days business people and politicians met to discuss the economic improvement and promotion of the country, including potential policy initiatives and methods of job creation.

Watch highlights from the event, including the main speeches, debates and discussions from the two days - 

Closing session for the 2013 Global Irish Economic Forum, with Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore

Panel Debate: The Gathering and its legacy, with Leo Varadkar, Caroilin Callery, Gordon Campbell, Pearse Lyons, Christoph Mueller and John Fitzpatrick

Panel Debate: Trade, Tourism and Investment with High Growth Markets, with Minister of State Joe Costello, Avril Conroy, Conor McEnroy, Ivor Queally and Paul Scales

Read the round-up from Day 1

Panel Debate: Opportunities for Ireland in the UK and Europe, with Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore, Sinead Brown, Paul Drechsler, Clem Garvey and Basil Geoghegan

Panel Debate: Ireland and the United States - building a relationship for the 21st century, with Minister Joan Burton, Loretta Brennan Glucksman, Irial Finan, Thomas Meagher and Niall O’Dowd

Comedian and TV presenter Dara Ó Briain speaks to Sean Whelan about the working groups at this year's forum

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore delivers the opening address for this year's Global Irish Economic Forum

CEO of Jumeirah Group, Gerard Lawless, talks to Sean Whelan about the progress made by Ireland's economy in recent years

Author Colum McCann talks about the potential of the Irish diaspora and the part the country's culture has to play in that

Nora Higgins gives her experience of being an Irish immigrant in 1950s London and her work with Irish communities abroad

Farmleigh Fellow Laura O'Connell talks about her success - and the success of the Irish community - in Asia

Entrepreneur Trevor Madigan on Ireland's continued role in growth of new business in America

Author Aifric Campbell says an appetite for risk is a vital part of success as the country emerges from the economic crisis

Economics Correspondent Sean Whelan speaks to French deputy finance minister Helene Conway-Mouret ahead of the opening of the Global Irish Economic Forum