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About this time last year, I started to explore new ideas and policies designed to get our economy moving again.
Over that year I have set out a range of possible initiatives from developing the digital games sector to introducing start-up visas, from turning intellectual property into jobs to using personal pension funds to fund credit.
It is an approach I intend to continue in my new role as Fianna Fail's spokesperson on Enterprise, Jobs and Innovation.