Ireland had the largest increase in industrial production in the EU last month, according to Eurostat. Photo: Bloomberg

Ireland had the largest increase in industrial production in the EU last month, according to Eurostat. The European Union statistics office said indus(...)

A huge euro logo is pictured next to the headquarters of the European Central Bank  in Frankfurt. Annual inflation in the euro zone cooled to 0.3 per cent in November. Photo: Reuters

Annual inflation in the euro zone cooled to 0.3 per cent in November, the EU’s statistics office Eurostat said on Friday, pulled down by falling energ(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he was confident Irish Water would pass the so-called market test when the European Commission examined the new structure unveiled by the Government this week. Photograph: Cyril Byrne /The Irish Times

The Department of Social Protection is considering hiring more staff to administer the new €100 water conservation grant announced as part of the rev(...)

The EU Commission has signalled concern about the impact on Ireland’s budget if Irish Water does not meet the test to allow it to remain off the state(...)

The Government is preparing to mount a renewed publicity push on its budget measures amid concerns the main elements of the October package were lost(...)

Tánaiste  Joan Burton and Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald argued over treatment of protesters by gardaí. Photograph: Eric Luke

Tánaiste Joan Burton told the Dáil yesterday she was satisfied Irish Water would pass the Eurostat market corporation test as an independent company (...)

Social Housing: “there is nothing being planned that’s remotely close to the scale that’s required to meet the need”

Ireland should raise its tax take to 34.9 per cent, said Fr Seán Healy at Social Justice Ireland’s policy conference yesterday in Dublin. That would(...)

Ireland’s expenditure on research and development, has increased from €1.8 billion in 2004, to €2.7 billion last year, according to Eurostat.

Ireland’s expenditure on research and development, has increased from €1.8 billion in 2004, to €2.7 billion last year, according to Eurostat. The Euro(...)

Tax breaks for R&D, ¤5.6 billion this year alone, combined with world-class scientists are making France a honey pot for technology companies. (Photograph:  Christian Hartmann/Reuters)

Move over, Ireland. Companies from Microsoft to China’s Huawei Technologies scouring Europe for fiscally attractive shores are turning to an unlikely (...)

Virgin America president David Cush in the New York Stock Exchange yesterday before the company’s shares’ first day of trading. Photograph: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images

European stocks were little changed as slides in healthcare and commodity stocks offset gains in media companies.Eurostat, the EU’s official number c(...)