Philip Lane: he said one of the most attractive features Ireland could have for inward investment was a reputation for high-quality regulation

Central Bank governor Philip Lane has told a Fine Gael Senator that it is not the Central Bank’s job to promote the financial services sector in Irela(...)

Eoghan Murphy, former minister of State at the Department of Finance, had accused other jurisdictions of regulatory arbitrage. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

It is difficult to get to grips with the battle to attract banks and other financial players relocating from London after Brexit. This is in part beca(...)

The sale of the initial 25 per cent stake in AIB raised about €3 billion.

It’s almost a decade since the onset of the financial crash, and this week the State gave the world another sign it has jumped out of the hospital bed(...)

We may complain about inflexible bureaucracy but that inflexibility can be a necessary barrier to the potential cancer of corruption.

While the public perception may be otherwise, by international standards, Ireland appears to have a pretty low level of corruption. This has been one (...)

 Minister of State with special responsibility for Financial Services and Insurance Michael D’Arcy: “I would like to see more claims going through the injuries board, but people are of the impression that they will get a higher reward through the courts.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

People are being forced to pay “huge” insurance premiums because individuals are exaggerating personal injury claims, and legislation introduced to re(...)

Faced with the complexities of Brexit’s impact, firm business planning is impossible. Photograph: iStock

Ireland’s victories or defeats in the race to win banks and insurers fleeing London in search of bases in the European Union has been almost the sole (...)

Niamh Bushnell: “TechIreland is a massively ambitious task.”

A new public database aimed at providing a detailed portrait of Ireland’s start-up scene is about to go live. The initiative aims to map, track and s(...)

A wide range of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (Stem) related jobs and disciplines is available in Ireland. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

Abbott Ireland Since 1946, Abbott has been developing a diverse range of science-based nutritional products, diagnostic tools and medical devices. T(...)

SFI’s Prof Mark Ferguson says there remain obstacles to encouraging young people to choose Stem careers, and that concern about fitting into a college course tops this list. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

We know that there’s plenty of jobs in science, technology, engineering and maths. Most of these articles are focused on encouraging you to pursue one(...)

Guangdong Communist Party secretary Hu Chunhua. One of the most influential people you’ve never heard of spent three days in Ireland last week. Photograph: Lintao Zhang/Getty Images.

It went largely unnoticed, but last week one of the most influential people you’ve never heard of spent three days in Ireland. Between visits to Israe(...)