On 9th January 2014, Ursula was elected as President of the Ireland Spain Economic Association (ISEA).
ISEA is a bilateral organisation, established in 1989. The object of the Association is to promote excellent bilateral business relations between Ireland and Spain. To achieve this, ISEA has developed, over the years, a network of business contacts, providing reciprocal opportunities to enhance mutually rewarding relationships.
The Association established a counterpart association in Madrid under the patronage of Ireland’s Ambassador to Spain.
On the 29th December 2013 on the Marian Finucane Show, Ursula and the other members of the panel,
- 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.
Click here to get to the podcast.
On 14th November 2013, Ursula appeared as a guest on the Vincent Browne Show. The topic of the show was “Ending the bail-out”. Ursula and the other guests, Pearse Doherty, Kieran O’Donnell and Michelle Murphy discussed the government’s decision to exit the European Union-International Monetary Fund bailout without a precautionary credit line.
See link to a previous appearance, debating the Anglo Tapes and German and International relations:
Click here to view the youtube video.