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This year the winner of Ciarán Hancock’s Christmas Quiz will receive a pair of flights from Dublin to London, courtesy of London City Airport along(...)

 Minister of State for Finance Simon Harris said the Government has to rebuild trust with voters. Photograph:  Collins

A Government Minister has said the Coalition “missed a beat” when it came to water charges and called for a broader vision from Fine Gael and Labour i(...)

Minister of State Simon Harris: said  Ireland was “very well-placed” to benefit from inclusion in the EU investment plan. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ireland has submitted more than 70 projects for possible inclusion in the EU’s €315 billion investment plan, with energy, social housing and i(...)

European commissioner for economic and financial affairs, taxation and customs Pierre Moscovici (left) and French finance minister Michel Sapin at the start of the Ecofin meeting at the European Council headquarters in Brussels. Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA

Ireland has “nothing to fear” from European proposals to tackle multinational tax avoidance, the Minister of State at the Department of Finance Sim(...)

European commission president Jean-Claude Juncker: first-round call for projects has attracted over 2,000 proposals from across Europe. Photograph: Olivier Hoslet/EPA

The Government wants Irish Water and the Metro North scheme to be included in the EU’s ambitious €315 billion investment plan. It has also prop(...)

EU economics commissioner Pierre Moscovici: said the commission would publish its full post-programme surveillance report on Ireland early next year

EU economics commissioner Pierre Moscovici has refused to comment on reports that the Irish Government had reprimanded the European Commission over (...)

Euro group chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem said it was vital that Greece ensures a “rapid and full implementation of all the reform measures necessary to conclude the fifth review”.

Suzanne Lynch in Brussels Greece was given a two-month extension to its bailout on Monday, as Athens announced it will hold presidential elections thi(...)

Ireland’s financial services sector to be reviewed in new strategy consultation launched today. Photograph: Dave Meehan.

A public consultation process has been launched on the future strategy of the Ireland’s international financial services sector. Minister of State at (...)


A near perfect hoard of 17th century artefacts has been discovered in an underground lair of Rathfarnham Castle, revealing intimate details of the liv(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin: Allegations of a cover-up demand a wider response. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Micheál Martin has called for a special cross-Border commission to be established to examine how Sinn Féin and the IRA dealt with sex abuse cases dur(...)