Donal O’Mahony, from Davy Stockbrokers: believes a virtuous circle is forming, with economic activity, rising asset prices and confidence levels all feeding off each other.

If you have been experiencing an unfamiliar sensation in your nether regions recently, it may be well be the “mild reflationary tailwinds” that have u(...)

European Central Bank president Mario Draghi commented last week that policymakers were prepared to add economic stimulus next month, fuelling the so-called yield grab. Photograph: Reuters/Francois Lenoir

Ireland’s long-term borrowing costs remained near record lows yesterday on foot of a possible ratings upgrade from Moody’s later in the week and sp(...)

County Clare native Fr Kevin McNamara is a priest in Knocknagree, Co. Cork and is not shy about telling his local parishioners that he will be cheering for the banner county againt Cork in Saturday’s All Ireland hurling final replay. He is surrounded by Cork fans Mary O’Halloran, Joan Collins, Andy O’Halloran, Brendan Hickey, Mary O’Connor, Katelyn Fleming, Jimmy O’Sullivan and Christina Fleming. Picture: Eamonn Keogh

in Kilbrin, Co CorkThe beech trees that stand sentinel in the heart of Kilbrin village are turning an autumnal russet as September prepares to slip in(...)

Donal O’Mahony of stockbroker Davy clearly isn’t trying to make any friends at Moody’s, with his latest research, A Tale of Two Agencies, firmly argui(...)

Threshold Cork said an Access Housing Unit in the city had helped 38 people to exit homelessness since it was set up late last year.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Over 70 per cent of people who are homeless in Ireland are capable of independent living but access to more housing is required if the problem of h(...)