Ireland is one of Europe’s most entrepreneurial nations
Ireland is still one of Europe's most entrepreneurial nations, according to the latest report from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor.
The report says almost 10% of Irish people are planning to set up their own businesses or have already done so, while almost 70% of Irish people consider entrepreneurship to be a good career choice.
Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Micheál Martin has welcomed the figures, saying they show Ireland is beginning to approach the levels of entrepreneurial activity seen in the United States.
Entrepreneurial activity on the increase
Ireland is reaching US levels of entrepreneurship