Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will attend the Montreal Pride Parade. Photograph: Peter Morrison/PA Wire

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will inspect how customs checks operate between the US and Canada next week. Mr Varadkar, who arrives in Canada at the weeken(...)

Athlone:  unfairly portrayed as  “a place to pass through”, says the group behind the bid

Athlone’s push to be designated a regional city under the State’s new spatial plan includes a proposal for the marketing of Athlone as a hub for life (...)

Minister of State for Housing, Eoghan Murphy, has called all 31 of the Republic’s local authority leaders to an “emergency summit on housing and homelessness” next month

Ireland’s ongoing crisis with affordable housing gets plenty of airing in the papers with the head of the Housing Agency telling the Sunday Business P(...)

Kabbage said  SoftBank has agreed to invest $250 million in the company, in a move that brings the company’s total equity raised to date to nearly $500 million

Kabbage, a US fintech firm that recently established its European headquarters in Ireland after a key investor secured a €50 million investment from a(...)

IDA Ireland has confirmed that 15 of the world’s top 20 banks have opted to move or expand operations to the State as a result of Brexit. Photograph: Getty

The State has formally applied to Brussels to host the European Banking Authority after the UK leaves the EU in 2019. The Government has been campai(...)

US tax reform plans could have been threat to Irish exports. Photograph: iStock

IDA Ireland has welcomed a decision by US policymakers to abandon plans for tax reform that threatened Irish exports to the country. Republicans annou(...)

Neil Cassidy, managing director of Cassidy Wines: “The tax is ridiculously high and this has a huge impact.”

Irish drinkers are continuing to pay through the nose for a bottle of wine with those who are fond of bubbles particularly hard done by. That’s accor(...)

Tramore-based People Before Profit representative  Una Dunphy: “We are not getting our proper piece of the pie.”   Photograph: Mary Browne

How do you describe Waterford? It’s a summer evening after rain. In the middle of a warren of small streets up a hill stands Walsh Park, Waterford’s(...)

 Martin Shanahan: ‘We cannot be complacent, these investments will not fall into our laps, they will have to be won’

The head of the IDA has told the MacGill Summer School in Co Donegal he was confident Ireland would see more “Brexit-related investment” in the coming(...)

London’s Canary Wharf financial district. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Two of the US’s biggest banks are preparing to signal plans to expand in Dublin as they prepare for Brexit, in what is likely to result in the additio(...)