Government debt fell to €203 billion at the end of last year or 107.5 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP), according to the Central Statistics O(...)

Some of the large crowd that attended the Save Our Community Meeting in the Anner Hotel Thurles  photo john d kelly

Up to 1,500 people gathered at a meeting in Thurles on Thursday night to call for urgent reforms of bail laws to help tackle a growing “epidemic” o(...)

The number of new cars licensed in the first nine months of the year rose by 31.7 per cent compared to the same period in 2014, according to the Centr(...)

The number of claimants on the Live Register continues to fall as recovery drives more people back to work. Figures from the Central Statistics Offic(...)

 Dorothea Dowling, Chairperson, MIAB, at the launch of the Motor Insurance Advisory Board report in 2002.  Photograph: Eric Luke

It seems that rapidly escalating motor insurance premium charges are about to create a similar crisis to that faced in 1998 which led to the Motor (...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said a strategy could be drafted by the Minister for Justice and the Garda Commissioner. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The Taoiseach has said he hopes a plan can be drafted to deal with the criminal gangs burgling houses and attacking homeowners throughout the country.(...)

House prices in the capital rose by 3 per cent in August while apartment prices were up 0.3 per cen

Residential property prices rose by 2.3 per cent from July to August and were up 9.5 per cent on an annual basis, according to new figures published b(...)

Unemployment has hit a new six-year low of 9.4 per cent as conditions in the labour market continue to improve. The latest official figures indicate t(...)

Retail sales volumes decreased by 4 per cent last month, when compared with July 2015, according to new figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO).

The recovery in consumer spending remains on track, according to new figures from the Central Statistics Office, which show a 9.3 per cent rise in th(...)

Two years ago, Cork historian Barry Keane came across a home office file in the UK national archives, HO 317/78, “Activities of named paid informants (...)