UCC president Dr Michael Murphy. Photograph: UCC

State agencies and Government departments should be subjected to international peer review on a regular basis to ensure greater efficiency and effecti(...)

The Government is examining whether it can offer better legal protection to tenants that face eviction from properties owned by banks and lenders. At (...)

The proposed legislation would prohibit a sitting tenant’s eviction if they had no alternative accommodation. Photograph: PA

Legislation to ensure banks and receivers, moving to repossess buy-to-lets, do not evict tenants into homelessness is being explored by Government. S(...)

Brian Keegan of Chartered Accountants Ireland says non-executive directors of non-commercial bodies are already entitled to claim tax relief on their expenses

Fiona Reddan Tax experts have called on the Government to bring the concept of the “normal place of work” into the 21st century, by updating rules on (...)

Minister of State at the Department of Finance Simon Harris will consider 11 questions on tax and the self-employed. Photograph: Getty Images

A review of taxation for self-employed people and entrepreneurs is examining if the system can be changed to support businesses. Simon Harris, Ministe(...)

The committee met briefly on Thursday to establish its next step in the inquiry Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

The Stormont committee investigating the sale of Nama’s former portfolio in the North is to ask the Department of Finance to provide it with all corre(...)

Michael Collins and Arthur Griffith commemoration at Glasnevin Cemetary, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Two ‘giants’ of Irish history were remembered at the 93rd annual commemoration for Michael Collins and Arthur Griffith at Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin(...)

Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton: will lay a wreath during the commemoration ceremony honouring Michael Collins and Arthur Griffith. Photograph: Sara Freund

A ceremony commemorating the lives of Michael Collins and Arthur Griffith will be held in Glasnevin Cemetery this weekend, with Ministers and members (...)

‘The Minister for Health Leo Varadkar recently said that the health service, simply to meet current demand, needs an extra €1 billion a year’. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

As we approach a general election, there is a basic story that both the government parties would like to tell. The last seven years have been horrible(...)

Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath said: “The numbers are such that there would need to be a spectacular collapse of the Fine Gael vote and a substantial increase in Fianna Fáil support to overturn that.” File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A senior Fianna Fáil TD said the party should not rule out entering government as a junior coalition partner, raising the prospect of an alliance w(...)