‘I had been paying for more than six months for a service that did not work properly,’ says our reader of UPC Horizon

Horizons not broadened by this UPC ‘upgrade’ About six months ago, Michael O’Doherty from Dublin upgraded to a UPC Horizon bundle, having alre(...)

International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde and Minister for Finance  Michael Noonan. Ireland would need the full agreement of EU member states to separate the IMF and European portions of the bailout package. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

The Government is in discussions with its international lenders about repaying some of its bailout loans early, in a move that could save the exche(...)

“The data that came in was in 2008 before your collapse. Ireland does well because you were doing well economically.”

A co-author of a 2010 report that ranked Ireland highest on an index of countries most faithful to Islamic economic teachings says the country is lik(...)

 Gavin Moynihan: got Ireland off to great start in the singles with victory over Ryan Evans. Photograph: Getty Images.

Ireland will today attempt to win their first European Amateur Team Championship for six years in Finland. They overwhelmed England 5-2 over the Vanaj(...)

Finnish start-up NurseBuddy has shown a healthy appetite for Dublin by opening an office here. Last spring its four founders left the freezing tundra (...)

The author of a survey which claims Ireland is the “goodest country” in the world has said he has been deluged with emails from Irish people taking issue with his findings.

The author of a survey claiming Ireland is the “goodest country” in the world has said he has received a deluge of emails from Irish people taking i(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan’s budget package will carry much more political than economic significance. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

It is sometimes tempting to conclude that policy-making in Ireland is made up as we go along, and that priorities are assigned to those who shout the (...)

Love them or hate them – and the band don’t care one way or another – Metallica have earned the right to headline Glastonbury next week. If commercial(...)

Even after six years of austerity, consumer prices in Ireland are on average 18 per cent higher than the European Union norm, prompting renewed con(...)

The ratio of overall tax to GDP across the 28 member states of 39.4 per cent, according to figures from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

The tax burden in the Republic was the fifth lowest in the EU in 2012. The ratio of overall tax to GDP was 28.7 per cent compared to an average across(...)