Minister of State  Dara Murphy: he beat Senator Colm Burke by a narrow margin (188 votes to 172) at the recent convention. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Over a dozen long-serving Fine Gael members walked out of a constituency meeting in Cork North Central last week when a supporter of Dara Murphy, M(...)

“While some wait between six months and two years for PRSI and health levy refunds, PAYE refunds from the Revenue Commissioners can be made within a matter of weeks. ” Photograph: Joe St Leger

The Department of Social Protection has had to hire additional staff to deal with a backlog of thousands of PRSI rebate claims from workers, some of(...)

Consumer Landscape by  Patrick O’Reilly

How often is it that you smell a work of art before you see it? Patrick O’Reilly’s Haystack (The Consideration of (...)