The offices of Insurance Ireland in  Harbourmaster Place in Dublin’s IFSC. Photograph:  Bryan Meade/The Irish Times

Motor insurance providers in Ireland were subject to a series of targeted raids as part of an anti-cartel investigation, the European Commission confi(...)

Some 224 employees availing of Sarp earned between €75,000 and €150,000 while 92 employees benefitting from the scheme earned in excess of €375,000. Photograph: Getty Images

The tax cost of the special assignee relief programme (Sarp) jumped by more than 61 per cent to €9.5 million in the 2015 tax year compared to the prev(...)

  Frances Fitzgerald  told the Dáil  the Government recognised the economic implications of a hard Brexit. Photograph: Stephen Collins /Collins Photos

The Government would take “prudent’’ decisions in the run-up to the October budget, Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald has said. She told the Dáil on Thursd(...)

The Government is now planning to impose a levy on investors who are sitting on vacant development sites. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Department of Finance was warned last year that a five-year capital gains tax exemption for certain property funds could clog up the housing marke(...)

While Denis O’Brien has lodged an appeal with the Court of Appeal, he is also applying to the Supreme Court for permission to bring an appeal directly to that court. Photograph; Dara Mac Donaill

Denis O’Brien is seeking a “leapfrog” appeal directly to the Supreme Court over the rejection of his case against the Dáil and State concerning statem(...)

Customers will not be permitted to withdraw large sums or transact foreign currency and coin services within these “cashless” branches.

The curtailment of branch banking services, including a switch to “cash-only” days may make it harder to pick up on the financial abuse of elderly peo(...)

Labour movement: the Solidarity TD Ruth Coppinger says Corbyn and Bernie Sanders succeeded because they toured towns and cities and addressed rallies. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

In the 1930s Éamon de Valera cruelly put down the prospects for a socialist government in Ireland by saying, “Labour must wait.” It has been a long w(...)

The sharp rise in prices and lending raises concerns that another bubble may be forming, according to the OECD. Photograph: Frank Miller

There were numerous housing narratives swirling around this week; only one of them seemed positive and all of them require robust political engagement(...)

Businesses moving goods across the Border face a €100 bill as a result of Brexit. John McNamee is pictured at an anti-Brexit protest earlier this year. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Businesses moving goods across the Irish Border could be hit with a €100 charge as a result of Brexit, potentially adding hundreds of millions of euro(...)

Former Chairman of Anglo Irish bank, Sean Fitzpatrick. “It is apparent  that the ODCE did not conduct an impartial and unbiased investigation,” said Fianna Fáil TD Jim O’Callaghan.   Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

The Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE) came under fire from politicians last night after its mishandling of the case of former Ang(...)