Preliminary analysis of the Teagasc survey shows family farm income increased by 6 per cent in 2014, bringing the average farm income to €26,974. This does not include off-farm income, and the research found 51 per cent of farm households had an off-farm income. File photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Dairy farmer incomes were last year the highest since Teagasc began compiling its National Farm Survey in 1972, the farm research and education agency(...)

European economics commissioner Pierre Moscovici warns that Ireland remains vulnerable to economic shock

EU economics commissioner Pierre Mocovici urged the Government to accelerate deficit and debt reduction as he warned that Ireland remains vulnerable t(...)

While other banks may be concerned about the impact of Britain leaving Europe, some are pressing ahead with building projects in London that would appear to secure the city’s position as Europe’s top financial centre

A shortage of prime office space in rival European financial centres may torpedo plans by some of London’s banks to quit the UK capital if Britain op(...)

Ireland is unusual in Europe in having a rapidly growing population. This has very important implications for the operation of the housing market, whi(...)

Ireland is not the only EU country to have experienced dramatic changes to its political landscape last weekend. Sunday’s municipal and autonomous com(...)

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker and British prime minister David Cameron at Chequers in southern England on Monday. Photograph: EPA/Suzanne Plunkett

British prime minister David Cameron is to have meetings with fellow European Union leaders in a bid to open talks on his demands for new membership(...)

The disputed wind farm projects are the largest planned to date in Europe in close proximity to major seabird colonies

A planned £1.5 billion (€2.1 billion) offshore wind development by Dublin-based Mainstream Renewable Power will be challenged in a Scottish court thi(...)

The introduction of free GP care for children is one of the Government’s key healthcare reforms. While a deal was reached with the IMO several weeks ago, the plan has been strongly opposed by the National Association of General Practitioners

Family doctors have now been given until June 5th to sign contracts if they wish to take part in the Government’s new scheme to provide free GP care t(...)

Almost by chance, Elle Magazine Australia is promoting the beauty of breastfeeding by showing a model breastfeeding her baby on the cover. The June(...)

The survey reveals that 60 per cent of finance professionals think that the UK will not leave the EU

A full or even partial exit from the European Union by Britain could have negative repercussions for Irish businesses but many finance professionals b(...)