Paschal Donohoe: said the new pay arrangement was conditional on adherence to industrial peace in the public service

The Minister for Public Expenditure has been urged to explain how he would pay for a €1,000 salary increase for public servants which is being brough(...)

  Pearse Doherty  challenged narrative that the mortgage holders of loans bought by Cerberus were all customers who had not engaged with Ulster Bank. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

In 2014, US investment fund Cerberus paid about £1.3 billion to buy a portfolio of assets and loans controlled by Nama in Northern Ireland. It was hai(...)

Waiting in the wings: Pearse Doherty and Mary Lou McDonald look on as  Gerry Adams addresses a Sinn Féin ardfheis. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Sinn Féin’s decision to effectively collapse the Northern Executive comes at a time when the party is at a significant crossroads, facing two major c(...)

Sinn Féin finance spokesperson Pearse Doherty said he believed the Government still wanted to use vulture funds to “clean up the carcasses” of the commercial property sector.

Regulation is one way to tackle so-called vulture funds, says Sinn Féin finance spokesperson Pearse Doherty, but it is not clear whether there is a w(...)

Sinn Féin TD Pearse Doherty has insisted First Minister Arlene Foster’s position was ‘untenable’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Sinn Féin TD Pearse Doherty has accused the DUP of “increased arrogance” in the run-up to the resignation of his party’s Deputy First Minister in the (...)

Apple’s chief executive, Tim Cook, received the equivalent of $145 million (€137.3 million) in the year to September. Photograph: Kimberly White/Reuters

Apple is preparing to pay a massive interest bill into an escrow account in addition to €13 billion of back-taxes the European Commission says is owed(...)

Tim Cook  declines invitation to appear at  Oireachtas finance committee to discuss the EU’s ruling that the company owes Ireland more than €13 billion in back taxes. Photograph: Eric Luke

Apple chief executive Tim Cook has declined an invitation to appear at the Oireachtas finance committee to discuss the EU’s ruling that the company ow(...)

‘Brendan Ogle will announce he is retiring from trade union activism to pursue a full-time career in light entertainment.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

JANUARY On New Year’s Day, as temperatures across the country plunge, a select group of financiers and property developers gather at the Central Ban(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin at the 1916 Arbour Hill commemoration ceremony on April 24th, 2016. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

On Thursday this Christmas Week, the queues were out the door. They had to put crowd control barriers along the footpath on Bow Street to keep people (...)

Central Bank  governor Philip Lane: was taken to task by Oireachtas finance committee over regulator’s handling of tracker mortgage examination. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

There was little by way of Christmas cheer at the Oireachtas finance committee as Central Bank of Ireland governor Philip Lane was taken to task for t(...)