View from slopes of Croagh Patrick, Co Mayo. Photograph: Joe Cornish/Riser/Getty.

The number of tourists visiting Ireland is set to hit record heights in 2015 with more than 7.4 million arriving in the first 10 months of the year be(...)

The new figures from the Central Statistics Office (CS0) show house prices in Dublin climbed by 1 per cent last month.

The average cost of a home in the Republic climbed by 1.6 per cent in October according to the latest official figures. The prices are now 7.6 per cen(...)

An update of monthly Central Statistics Office figures shows the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in October was 8.9 per cent, down from the previously reported 9.3 per cent. (Photograph: Frank Miller /	THE IRISH TIMES)

The construction and industrial sectors delivered the most new jobs as a 59,400 increase in the number of full-time posts helped bring the unemployme(...)

Single-earner families and working single parents on an average annual wage could not secure a two-bedroom property within the Dublin 1 to 24 postcodes for €900 a month. Photograph: thinkstock

One-salary families are being squeezed out of the rental market in Dublin because of high rents, a search of the country’s two biggest property web(...)

Exports of medical and pharmaceutical products grew by 14 to €2.3 billion

The value of Irish exports fell by 4 per cent to €8.26 billion in September while imports dropped by 3 per cent to €4.92 billion, figures from the Ce(...)

Transport costs were down primarily due to a decline in air fares and lower petrol and diesel prices

A decline in transport costs helped lead consumer prices lower last month, according to new figures published by the Central Statistics Office (CSO). (...)

The 10-year jobs and enterprise strategy is aimed at ending the cycle of boom and bust and delivering sustainable, export-based jobs growth

The Government has announced a new plan to significantly boost employment levels over the next five years. Enterprise 2025 aims to create 221,300 addi(...)

Special needs assistants at Mother of Consolation School, Donnycarney, Dublin. Jennifer Carroll has found it difficult to find an assistant at a preschool for her three-year-old daughter. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The recipient of the Carer of the Year award for 2015 says her young daughter continues to miss out on preschool because the family cannot secure a Sp(...)

The former Findlater House office block on O’Connell Street is being converted into a 198-bedroom Holiday Inn Express hotel. It was bought in 2013 for €6.2m by the London-based Seraphine Hotel Group. The 1970s building was previously sold to developer Garret Kelleher in 2005 for more than €30m. Anglo Irish Bank provided funding, and the loan was subsequently transferred to Nama. Eircom occupied the block for many years. photograph: aidan crawley

It’s shaping up to be a record year for tourism, as the Central Statistics Office released visitor numbers for the first nine months showing an increa(...)

The president of the ICMSA Jackie Cahill with dairy farmers  outside Leinster House protesting about the collapse in milk prices. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The collapse in milk prices has been described as a “national economic reversal” by the Irish Creamery and Milk Suppliers Association (ICMSA). The gro(...)