Blanaid Clarke, TCD professor of corporate law, and Danny McCoy, chief executive of Ibec, speaking at an Ibec conference on the implications of a potential Brexit for Ireland. Next month’s British referendum on EU membership is ‘by far’ the single biggest issue in a generation for Irish business, according to Danny McCoy. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Next month’s British referendum on EU membership is “by far” the single biggest issue in a generation for Irish business, according to Danny McCoy, ch(...)

Workplace safety and health is about remembering always, not just once a year.

Imagine a truly horrendous and unforgettable moment, a moment experienced by hundreds of Irish families over the past 10 years and more. It could star(...)

Eir said it could  cover 300,000 of the affected properties. That undermined the plan put forward by Minister for Communications Alex White. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Doing business in certain parts of the State is almost impossible, so poor are the lines of communication. That has been the driving force behind an a(...)

Ibec CEO Danny McCoy with strategist and author Alastair Campbell  and Mary Rose Burke, Ibec director of strategy, international and corporate affairs. Photograph:  Conor McCabe Photography

Ireland may have to review its own membership of the EU if Britain votes to leave, according to Ibec’s chief executive Danny McCoy. He said Ireland (...)

Ictu’s Patricia King Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The_Irish_Times

The head of Ireland’s largest trade union movement has called on companies to use increasing profit margins to rectify “wage stagnation and wage cuts”(...)

‘A major and far-reaching new approach is needed to improve the supply and affordability of new housing, but wage hikes are not part of the solution.’  Ibec’s Danny McCoy. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Increasing wages to make property more affordable would see Ireland forget one of the major lessons learned in the aftermath of the recession, Ibec ch(...)

St Patrick’s Day in London: There are 660,000 Republic-born people living in Britain who will be entitled to vote, plus 1.5 million with varying degrees of Irishness in their identity. Photograph: by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

The UK’s referendum on EU membership matters. It matters a lot, more even than a clutch of elections. Indeed, the potential historic significance of t(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin “proved to be better at dodging questions than answering them”. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

So it has come to pass. Seven weeks since the general election and no government in sight. At the election Labour warned about a choice between stabi(...)

An artist’s impression Dublin City Centre around the Dame Street area showing the pedestrian space in front of Trinity College if Dublin City Council’s plans for College Green go ahead.

Business organisations have raised concerns about plans for the creation of a pedestrian and cycle plaza at Dublin’s College Green. The new civic s(...)

Luas staff have said that increases set out in the Workplace Relations Commission were insufficient.

All Luas staff are to be served with protective notice with immediate effect by Transdev, the operator of the Dublin light rail service. The company (...)