Investigations which led to the controversial tax evasion dossier went on for “too long” and left a “cloud of suspicion” over those who may not hav(...)

Richard Bruton: defended by Taoiseach Enda Kenny

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has rejected allegations that Minister for Enterprise Richard Bruton was “part and parcel” of political obstruction over allegati(...)

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton today said a witness statement provided by an employee of his department who investigated tax evasion claims linked to senior politicians and others has been forwarded to the relevant authorities. Photograph: Aidan Crawley.

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton is to meet the senior official in his department who has alleged tax evasion involving sen(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton. Mr Kenny today said Mr Bruton’s department had not been in contact with  current Attorney General Maire Whelan about a report containing allegations of tax evasion by senior politicians and others since she was appointed in 2011.  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

The Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation has not been in contact with Attorney General Máire Whelan about a file containing allegations of ta(...)

Former minister for enterprise Mary Harney said in 2005 that she asked civil servant Gerry Ryan to end his inquiry into tax evasion in 2004 as it had been running for seven years. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

1971:Ansbacher accounts were funds lodged in Ireland by the Cayman Islands bank, Ansbacher (Cayman) Ltd. They were at the core of an unauthorised fina(...)

Mr Martin said it was important to stress that ’by their very nature’ section 19 investigations were ’preliminary’,  adding that people had not expected Mr Ryan’s investigations to ’take that long’. File photograph:  Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil leader Mícheál Martin said the clear legal advice to him in 2006, when he was Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, about evidenc(...)

 Michael Ryan outside Waterford Circuit Court after being found not guilty  of   corruption. Photograph: Patrick Browne

A millionaire property developer walked free from court yesterday after a jury found him not guilty of making corrupt payments to a politician in 2006(...)

Exports to the Asia Pacific region grew 17 per cent to ¤1.02 billion in 2012. Photo: Reuters

Exports from Irish companies supported by Enterprise Ireland reached record levels last year topping €16 billion for the first time. The (...)