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‘Trump saw that Ireland stepped up’: former American Chamber CEO says White House return by the ex-president is no economic threat

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Mark Redmond believes the solid business links between the two countries are built to stand the test of time

Mark Redmond. Picture Conor McCabe Photography.

How worried should Ireland be about a second Trump presidency, of the Donald returning to the White House for another bout of making America great again, and “America First”. Not worried at all, if you listen to Mark Redmond, who is well placed to make a call on this, having just done a decade as CEO of the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland.

“There’s an awful lot of noise around it and from a geopolitical perspective it is obviously fraught with uncertainty, but the world is fraught with uncertainty,” he says of the potential for a Trump victory in November.

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