Dominick Chilcott, British ambassador to Ireland, said Irish dimension to the Brexit debate was not being overlooked. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Ireland could gain an additional €15 billion a year in foreign direct investment (FDI) if Britain opted to leave the EU, a conference heard yesterday.(...)

Prof Matthews’ comments are likely to prove controversial with those working in the beef sector here. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Ireland would be financially better off getting out of beef farming and transferring large tracts of land over to forestry, according to one of the St(...)

World-renowned economist Dr Arthur Laffer speaking at the Davenport Hotel in Dublin: “Ireland has an opportunity to really lead the world in economic growth and prosperity.” Photograph:  Shane O’Neill/Fennell

Ireland is a paragon of economic virtue when it comes to corporation tax but certifiably “crazy” as far as income tax goes, according to US economist (...)

Figures from the Department of Agriculture suggest the State’s milk supply is currently 6.93 per cent over-quota

Ireland could be hit with a record €80 million fine for exceeding its milk quota this year if the current level of supply is not curtailed.With the EU(...)

Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan: has pledged to help hard-pressed middle-income earners in October’s budget. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Republic’s economy will expand by 3.4 per cent this year on the back of a strong export performance and a resurgence in domestic demand, making it(...)

Kieran McQuinn: keeping key cost-of-living factors affordable is ‘imperative’. Photograph: Sam Boal/Photocall

Ireland appears to be defying economic logic, if there is such a thing. The economy has somehow engineered a broadly based recovery – as evidenced by (...)

Joachim Pfeiffer: said of Ireland “there were bubbles in the real estate sector, there were bubbles in the banking sector and all of this was home-made”.Photograph: Maxwell’s

Ireland has “no chance” of securing a deal on its legacy bank debt, one of the most influential figures in German politics has told The Irish Times.J(...)

Prof John FitzGerald of the ESRI: deleveraging by Irish households could continue for “some considerable time” if recovery stalls in the rest of the EU. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Ireland could face a debilitating period of stagnation – characterised by high unemployment, falling prices and low growth – if recovery in Europe (...)

Prof John Fitzgerald at the ESRI’s quarterly economic commentary. He said house-building rates in the economy were now lower than at any time in the last three decades. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Ireland’s economy will expand by 3.5 per cent this year, its fastest rate of growth in seven years, on the back of a resurgence in domestic demand (...)

Willem Buiter: “Ireland took one for the team because Europe decided it was not ready  to handle the contagion effects. It was not in the Irish national interest to do that.”

Ireland should withhold support for a new euro-area bank resolution authority until it gets a deal on its legacy bank debt, Citigroup economist Wil(...)