Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton said she had never before heard of a minister appointing as a driver a person who was a director of a semi-state company for which the minister had responsibility. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Minister of State appointed director of Irish Water as his ministerial driver

Insurance sector body says mandatory defined system would require employer contributions

Data shows that the average transaction price nationally has increased by 16.5 per cent in the past year. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Data from Myhome.ie and elsewhere indicates ‘bidding war’ in Dublin market

One in four homes worth less than €100k, according to report on property tax

Ryanair’s shares closed up 1.97 per cent. Aer Lingus remained unchanged on the day

European stocks rise as investors assess the health of the euro-area economy

The latest data from the European Commission on the subject of female representation at the top of the corporate world shows that just 3.3 per cent of the chief executives of the largest listed corporations in the union, are female.

Ireland well behind EU in growth in numbers of women directors at top Plc level

Dejected Yes supporters in George Square, Glasgow, last Friday. Photograph: EPA/Robert Perry

Analysis: desire for social justice and yearning for independence made potent mix

Dejected Yes supporters in Glasgow yesterday. Photograph: Robert Perry

Yes supporters in Dundee had been so buoyed up that their loss was hard to take in

A pro-independence campaigner dressed in a tartan kilt holds a Yes sign as voters arrive at a polling station in Forfar, near Dundee yesterday. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Polling stations in Dundee report brisk voting with queues from early morning

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