COP21: Ireland has the advantage of exploiting renewable energy and not producing fossil fuels. Photograph: John Giles/PA Wire

(...) private sector’s response to environmental realities can be roughly divided in two parts: the corporate(...)

The new rules

(...) life and career, there are lessons to be learned here for people in sectors other than the one the(...)

Undocumented Migrant Workers in Ireland at a Migrant Rights Centre. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish times

(...) were treated differently to other staff because of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin or religion(...)

(...) recognise those towns that do their best for tourism and where all sectors have supported the strengthening(...)

Brendan McGurgan, managing director of CDE Global: “The recession forced us to look at export markets and widen our export reach”

(...), we’ve created a function that has no other remit than new product development and existing product(...)

A slide in oil and commodity prices has weighed on smaller energy producers, primarily in the US, as big Opec producers continue pumping crude to maintain market share. (Photograph: YASUYOSHI CHIBAYASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)
Global debt defaults near milestone

(...) materials industries and the average yield for junk bonds in the two sectors shot above 12 per cent last(...)

Actual investor returns, one study concluded, are “systematically lower than buy-and-hold returns for nearly all international stock markets”.   Photograph:  Spencer Platt/Getty Images

(...) is hypothetical, and a sceptic might point to other possible scenarios whereby an investor(...)


(...) multinationals. In the other two sectors, distribution and financial services, there are some significant Irish(...)

An occupancy rate of 95% for Irish acute hospitals is much higher than in the US and UK. Photograph: Thinkstcok

(...) appointments. These are colossal figures for a population of 4.6 million. Commentators from different sectors(...)

Ciaran Lynch, Chairman of the Oireachtas Committee of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis

The architecture of Irish governance compares favourably with other jurisdictions. Successive Irish(...)