Volkswagen’s share of the market for new cars declined from 9.4 per cent to 8.7 per cent in the year to January, following on from publication of detail about its attempts to rig emissions tests

The number of new private cars licensed for the first time rose 34.8 per cent to 27,106 in January compared to the same month a year earlier, new figu(...)

The data show there were 4,800 fewer people on the register in January, reducing the overall total to 323,200

The number of people signing on the Live Register fell by 1.5 per cent last month and was down by 10.3 per cent on an annual basis, according to new f(...)

the number of people classed as unemployed fell by 3,000 in January, new figures showed.

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell marginally in January compared to the final month of 2015, new data from the Central Statistics Office (...)

Residential property prices in Dublin are 36.1 per cent lower than at their highest level in February 2007.

The price of residential properties outside Dublin rose by 1.2 per cent in December, according to official statistics. The figure, from the Central S(...)

Limerick riverfront: The city cam top in a survey of 367 cities across nine countries. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

To the evident bemusement of local estate agents, Limerick has been declared the most affordable place to buy a home. In a survey of 367 cities acros(...)

A two-bedroom apartment  in Newtown House, Limerick, is for sale for €60,000 with Sherry Fitzgerald.

Limerick is the most affordable place to buy a home across 367 global cities in nine countries, a new survey has found. According to the 12th Annua(...)

Socialist Party TD Ruth Coppinger, who lives in Blanchardstown, said: “My car was broken into before Christmas. That’s a regular feature and people don’t even report it.” File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Politicians in some rural areas had “jumped on the bandwagon” with claims that rural crime was worsening faster than urban crime as an electioneering (...)

Government websites have come under a sustained cyber attack.

Government websites have come under a sustained cyber attack, causing massive disruption for citizens and the public service. Websites of a number o(...)

The Government recorded a deficit of €3.9 billion of GDP for the first nine months of the year, compared to a deficit of €6.1 billion for the same period a year earlier

Government debt fell to 99.4 per cent of GDP at the end of the third quarter of 2015, according to new figures published by the Central Statistics Off(...)

Some 55% of firms indicated that wages  are the area of costs under most upward pressure

More Irish firms are reporting an increase in costs despite falling oil prices and record low borrowing costs. The trend, which is noted in the lates(...)