Eva Panicker and her father Roopesh speaking on the eve of summit event the Future of Ireland, at the RDS, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Dublin will remain a great city for start-up businesses with or without the Web Summit, the opening session of the event, which is to move to Lisbon n(...)

Raw sewage is being pumped directly into water systems in 44 locations.

The business plan for Irish Water for the period to 2021 envisages less than half of the capital investment it estimates is required to bring the Repu(...)

Welcoming the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (Beps) report, Mr Noonan said the OECD proposals would “play to Ireland’s advantage”, despite fears it could provoke a flight of multinationals. Photograph: Getty Images

The Government has warned the European Union not to attempt to go beyond plans published on Monday that seek to lay down new global rules on taxing mu(...)

Well-known Belfast law firm Tughans said Ian Coulter (above) was involved in the sale by Nama last year of a portfolio of loans with a nominal value of €5.7 billion, which were sold for €1.6 billion.

One of the leading business figures in Northern Ireland, Ian Coulter, was named on Friday as the partner who left a Belfast law firm in a dispute over(...)

HSBC has told the Dail Committee on Public Accounts that it will not be coming before it to discuss the bank’s apparent role in the facilitation of tax evasion through its Swiss branch. Photo: Reuters

HSBC in London has told the Dáil Committee on Public Accounts that it will not be coming before it to discuss the bank’s apparent role in the facilita(...)

Some key elements of the tax structures used by tech companies based here are in the sights of the OECD. In an update on its project to combat aggress(...)

There is a subtle but important difference between the understanding journalists have of the ethical/legal right and duty to protect sources and that (...)

Seamus Dooley of the NUJ said the union had ‘grave concerns’ about the implications for the possible costs for any media organisation faced with this type of bill.

The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) has said it is “bitterly disappointed” at the rejection by the European Court of Human Rights of a case taken (...)

Then editor of The Irish Times Geraldine Kennedy and Irish Times journalist Colm Keena at the Mahon tribunal in Dublin Castle in 2006. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

On September 21st, 2006, The Irish Times ran a story on its front page under the headline “Tribunal examines payments to Taoiseach”. The report, by(...)

The then editor of The Irish Times Geraldine Kennedy and journalist Colm Keena at Dublin Castle in 2006. Ms Kennedy said “the story was manifestly in the public interest.”  Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The Irish Times has lost its case at the European Court of Human Rights over a decision to make the newspaper pay the costs of its successful legal(...)