Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May during the European Union leaders informal summit in Salzburg. Photograph: Lisi Niesner/Reuters

It looks like it’s checkmate for Chequers after EU leaders roundly rejected Theresa May’s proposals at a key summit in Salzburg this week, reiterating(...)

Deirdre Somers, the Irish Stock Exchange’s recently-departed chief executive, had a €5.75 million pay day last year, driven by a cash windfall and bonuses tied to the group’s sale to Euronext

Deirdre Somers, the Irish Stock Exchange’s recently-departed chief executive, had a ¤5.75 million pay day last year, driven by a cash windfall and bon(...)

Seamus Coffey, chairman of the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council: “We’ve seen a huge swing in our favour.”  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Government enjoyed an unexpected €6 billion windfall between 2015 and 2018 courtesy of stronger-than-expected corporation tax receipts and a lower(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar launching Project Ireland 2040; the National Planning Framework and the 10 year National Development Plan.  Photograph: Alan Betson

The Government’s national development plan, known Project Ireland 2040, has been described as “reckless” at a time of near full employment and with co(...)

With Budget 2019 fast approaching, and calls for the Government to push the country’s balance sheet back into the black getting louder, it’s timely to(...)

The figures on the tax review come in a new document published by the Department of Finance on Tuesday

The Department of Finance paid a number of law firms more than €1 million in a nine-month period this year and last, new figures show. They also discl(...)

Hardline Brexiteers Nigel Farage and Jacob Rees-Mogg: getting to grips with the details of exit. Photograph: Dan Kitwood

You can just imagine the scoffs from hardline Brexiteers such as Jacob Rees-Mogg and Boris Johnson when Greencore chief Patrick Coveney – brother to T(...)

 Fianna Fáil spokesman on Finance Michael McGrath said the party would be in support of the reintroduction of some form of SSIA-type (special savings incentive account) scheme. File photograph: Alan Betson

Fianna Fáil agrees with the budgetary parameters set out by the the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council (IFAC), the party’s spokesman on finance, Michael Mc(...)

Adverse shock, anybody? Brexit is only one factor that could deliver it, according to the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council. Photograph: PA Wire

It is now inevitable that the economy will suffer an “adverse shock” from Brexit, US policies or changes to the international tax environment, the Iri(...)

Irish Fiscal Advisory Council said almost all small open economies in Europe, with the exception of the Republic, are running budget surpluses.

An “adverse shock” to the Irish economy from Brexit, Donald Trump’s protectionist trade policies or changes to the international tax environment is no(...)

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