Category Archives: Media

Ursula Tipp on the Marian Finucane Show.

Japanese-Garden2On 9 November 2014 Ursula Tipp appeared as a guest on Marian Finucane’s radio show. Ursula, and fellow guests, TD Regina Doherty, Brendan Ogle of UNITE, Donal Donovan (former IMF), Barry Kenny (Iarnród Éireann), discussed topical issues including tax implications created by the recent Budget and the 25th Anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

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Guest appearance on the popular talk show “Tonight with Vincent Brown”

Photo Dublin nightOn 30 October 2014, Ursula Tipp appeared as a panellist on “Tonight with Vincent Brown”. Other panel members included Arthur Beesley, Fine Gael TD Dara Murphy and Tobias Thieler of UCD. The discussion concerned the controversial establishment of Irish Water and the issue of the implementation of Water Charges. Ursula provided an insight into the comparison of the administration of Water Charges throughout Europe.

Budget 2015

Halfpenny Bridge PicturesOn 14 October 2014, Budget 2015 was introduced by the Government. The existing rate of corporation tax was preserved at 12.5% on trading income; therefore Ireland remains an attractive location for global foreign direct investment.

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Guest Appearance on the People’s Debate with Vincent Browne

Autumn Website PicturesOn 1 October 2014, Ursula Tipp appeared as a guest speaker on the People’s Debate with Vincent Brown. The discussion focused on Budget 2015, with participant speakers debating the various potential courses of action available to the Government; such as lowering the top rate of income tax, or increasing the entry level threshold for the top rate of income tax.

Guest Appearance on “Tonight with Vincent Browne”

Untitled-3Ursula Tipp discussed with the panel the speeches given by world leaders on the anniversary of the beginning of the First World War. The other members of the panel were John Bruton (former Irish Taoiseach), Robert Ballagh (Artist), Donal Buckley (Retired Captain, Irish Defence Forces) and Brian Hanley (Historian).

Ursula Tipp on the Marian Finucane Show

Picture-1On 27th July 2014 Ursula Tipp and the other guests; Colm O’Gorman (Executive Director of Amnesty International Ireland), Yanky Fachler (Corporate Trainer & Historian), Col. Colm Doyle (Retired Irish Army Colonel) and Deirdre De Burca (Director of Advocacy for Children, World Visions, Brussels) discussed the issues of the week and various other newspaper articles.

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Guest Appearance on “Tonight with Ivan Yates”

photo-national-concert-hallOn 16 June 2014, on the TV show “Tonight with Ivan Yates”, Ursula and other guests discussed Ireland’s tax system.

Ursula pointed out the dangers which corporation tax increases pose to Ireland’s status as an investment location and to domestic employment, citing an OECD study which showed that for every 1% increase in the corporation tax rate, a corresponding 3.7% reduction is triggered in foreign direct investment.

Guest Appearance on the People’s Debate with Vincent Browne

Dublin-1On 7th May 2014 Ursula appeared as a guest on the show “People’s Debate with Vincent Browne”. The discussion revolved around the upcoming elections for the European Parliament and the impact of eurosceptic political candidates.

Marian Finucane Show

BridgeOn 9th March 2014 Ursula Tipp and the other guests:
Helen Conway Mouret (Minister Delegate for French Nationals Abroad)
Peter Murtagh (Reporter with the Irish Times)
Colm O’Gorman (Executive Director of Amnesty International)
Ben Tonra (Professor of European Foreign security & defence Policy at UCD)
discussed the issues of the week and various newspaper reviews.

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Marian Finucane show

On the 29th December 2013 on the Marian Finucane Show, Ursula and the other members of the panel,

namely:

  • John Downing – Irish Independent Columnist & former deputy govt press advisor,
  • Declan Power Security Analyst,
  • Mark Hennessy – London Editor, Irish Times and
  • David Brophy – Principal Conductor RTÉ Concert Orchestra.

reviewed the year 2013.

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