The Fine Gael negotiating team leaving Trinity College last week after talks with Fianna Fail on forming a government concluded. From left: Simon Coveney, Leo Varadkar, Paschal Donohue and Frances Fitzgerald.Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

(...) arrangements public. This could prove difficult as Fine Gael attempts to court a number of Independent TDs(...)

Philip Lane: hinted at provision of emergency liquidity for banks. Photograph: Jason Clarke.

(...) in EU trade”. It could also put “further strain” on the North’s public finances because it would lose(...)

Paul Coulson: as he turns 64, the head of Ardagh Group is not retiring, but looking at more ways to expand his glass empire. Photograph: Frank Miller

(...) group got the business at a price well below the level comparable companies are trading on the public(...)

Sterling’s decline in February provides a kind of foretaste of what might well be in store after a vote to leave the EU when the conditions under which the Brexit actually happened would still be unclear. Photograph:  Toby Melville/Reuters

(...) finances of all firms with appreciable operations in Britain. If voters there decide to stay in the EU(...)

A commission to examine pay for the public sector is proposed in the agreement to allow Fianna Fáil to facilitate a Fine Gael-led minority government. PPublic pay review part of Fine Gael-Fianna Fáil dealhotograph: Getty Images

(...) increases, particularly for recently recruited personnel. Following the collapse in the public finances the(...)

Jose Angel Gurria, secretary-general of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) at the London School of Economics where he outlined the economic consequences. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

(...) made a positive contribution to the country’s public finances, he said. Earlier this month the(...)

Brexit could have a huge impact on Northern Ireland’s tourism industry, says the report by economist Paul MacFlynn. Photograph: Derek Cullen

(...) “further strain” on the North’s public finances because it would lose access to EU funding and support(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan arriving for talks on government formation, at Trinity College Dublin, yesterday. The prospect of more money becoming available may ease the task of forming a government. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

(...), providing a midway perspective on the performance of the economy and the public finances as preparations(...)

The Central Bank took the benefit last year of large capital gain as it stepped up the sale of bonds held after the 2013 deal to scrap the Anglo promissory note scheme

(...) public finances. There was no comment from the bank last night on its 2015 surplus, and the Department(...)

The health service remains an enduring problem, with sources suggesting the expected overspend of this year’s allocated budget was likely to be at least as big as last year’s €600m. Photograph: Getty Images

(...) growing pressures on pay across the public sector, senior political and official sources say some easing(...)