At the announcement of the Future Growth loan scheme were Enterprise Ireland chief executive Julie Sinnamon, Pat Sherlock of Luzern Technologies, SBCI chairwoman Barbara Cotter, Minister for Enterprise Leo Varadkar, and secretary general of DBEI Dr Orlaigh Quinn.

Bank of Ireland, AIB and Ulster Bank are all now accepting applications for the newly expanded Future Growth loan scheme, which promises long-term fun(...)

Minister of State for the OPW Patrick O’Donovan had been assigned at the last minute to deal with the legislation after the changes in ministerial portfolios due to Barry Cowen’s sacking. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Dáil was forced to suspend debate on major Covid-19 financial legislation because changes in ministerial portfolios after the sacking of Barry Cow(...)

Work may never be the same again for some of us, who will either work from home permanently or part of the time as a result of the Covid-19 crisis. Photograph: iStock
Rebooting Ireland

The past month has seen the reopening of the retail and a significant segment of the hospitality sectors. But many doors remain closed on streets and (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. Photograph: EPA/Photocall Ireland

A potential row is emerging in the government formation talks over the scheduled rise in the State pension age to 67 at the start of next year. It wa(...)

John Berrigan: the Republic’s top EU civil servant, says the Covid-19 crisis will leave ‘deep scars and irreparable damage’ to Europe’s economy.

The Republic’s top EU civil servant has warned that the union’s fiscal and state aid rules will not be suspended indefinitely. EU member states colle(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe. The first official Government estimates of the cost to the State of the Covid-19 crisis will come in forecasts submitted to the European Commission this month. Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall

We don’t yet know the size of the bill the exchequer will face to pay for Covid-19. But we do know it will be enormous. Already some €9 billion in add(...)

The Carbery Group headquarters in Ballineen, Co Cork

Cork-headquartered food and ingredients group Carbery has secured a €35 million loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) towards the cost of a €78(...)

Shannonbridge power station. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Senior Ministers will visit the midlands on Monday to meet people affected by last week’s decision by the ESB to close two peat-burning power stations(...)

Shannonbridge power station. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A group of senior Government ministers is to visit the midlands on Monday to meet people affected by last week’s decision by the ESB to close two peat(...)

Privacy activist Max Schrems: due in Dublin.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Monday Indicators: Euro zone manufacturing, services and composite PMI flash (Sep); UK industrial trends orders (Sep); German manufacturing, service(...)

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