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Elected as President of ISEA


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.

Marian Finucane show.

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.

Guest appearance on TV 3 Vincent Browne


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.