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AIB CEO Colin Hunt is looking to set up a joint venture with Irish Life on the life and pensions front, almost a decade after putting its former Ark Life unit into wind-down.

A government-commissioned report on pay across bailed-out banks, which is said to recommend an easing of pay caps and the ban on bonuses, has been gat(...)

In 2019, CRH chief executive Albert Manifold continued a trend in recent years of topping the Irish high earners’ list, with his total remuneration package rising 13 per cent to €9.31 million. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The 22 long-standing bosses of the largest Irish publicly-quoted companies saw their pay jump by an average 18 per cent to €2.45 million last year, as(...)

The Government recently announced a loan guarantee scheme, among several new initiatives, with €2 billion budgeted for bank lending to SMEs.

The economic, personal, and business challenges from the Covid 19 pandemic across Ireland and across the European Union are enormous. One fact highlig(...)

Pay across bailed-out Irish banks has been capped at €500,000 and bonuses effectively banned for the past decade as they face an 89 per cent tax.  Bank of Ireland, which is 14 per cent State-owned, is an exception. Photograph:   Bryan O’Brien

The pay packages of Irish banking chief executives are not out of kilter with peers in Europe when viewed against the size of their balance sheets and(...)

As of July 2019, the Health Service Executive’s financial deficit was €281m.

Any part of the health service spending more than officially permitted or employing more staff than authorised will have those costs deducted from bud(...)

Lehman Brothers collapsed weeks before the Irish government issued its blanket bank guarantee.

The cohort of young adults starting university this month to begin studying finance and economics will almost certainly not know the difference betwee(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe will brief Ministers about the Government’s response to the tracker mortgage scandal at a Cabinet meeting. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe will today demand a clear timetable for the repayment and compensation of people wrongfully deprived of tracker m(...)

 Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday  announcing  that the US will withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. Photograph:  Reuters/Kevin Lamarque

In an act of self-sabotage President Donald Trump has pulled the US out of the Paris Climate Agreement. This will achieved nothing, and cost himself, (...)

HSE director general Tony O’Brien. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Health Service Executive has told a Dáil committee that some State-funded hospitals and agencies are claiming to be compliant with Government pay (...)

As Central Bank governor Patrick Honohan noted last week, the banks are not – or perhaps cannot – move quickly enough. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Personal debt – and mortgage debt in particular – is the inconvenient truth spoiling the Irish recovery story. It reared its ugly head a few weeks bac(...)