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Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe at Government Buildings. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Government is on course for another record tax take this year thanks to the ongoing windfall in corporation tax. However, Minister for Finance Pa(...)

When the service began, there were just 450 bicycles at 40 stations. Photograph: Dave Meehan for The Irish Times

“It might not work. It might be a disaster or it might be a stirring success,” was how Owen Keegan, then Dublin City Council’s director of traffic, re(...)

Danny Mandroiu celebrates scoring Bohemians’ winner in the FAI Cup first-round match against Shelbourne at Dalymount Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Bohemians 3 Shelbourne 2 Danny Mandroiu inspired Bohemians in an extraordinary comeback win over Shelbourne at Dalymount Park to progress into the se(...)

An €896 million surplus at the end of July compared to a deficit of €277 million a year earlier. Photograph: iStock

Increased revenues from taxes on consumer spending and companies’ profits contributed to a near-€900 million Government surplus for the seven months t(...)

Sports Direct’s core chain has been a relatively resilient performer in recent years compared with a string of British retailers who have collapsed. Photograph: Reuters

Retailer Sports Direct has delayed publishing its annual results, warning that problems integrating its purchase of House of Fraser stores and increas(...)

A  public rally at the Player Wills site last January called on the Government to issue a compulsory purchase order and utilise the site for public housing. Photograph: Alan Betson

Property group Hines and Dublin City Council could build up to 1,400 homes on one of the few available plots of development land close to the capital’(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe recently warned that the economy may soon face overheating pressures as a result of the return to near full employment. Photograph: Getty Images

Unemployment remained at a 14-year low of 4.5 per cent in June, unchanged from the previous month, according to the latest official figures. This is d(...)

Staff dining at the  Google offices on Barrow Street, Dublin. “Companies like Google want to create something that is not just good for the company but that supports their employees’ lives as well”

According to research carried out by UK health insurer Bupa, organisations that invest in wellbeing experience a 46 per cent reduction in the cost of (...)

‘It is our firm hope that other denominations and churches can avail of this new liturgy,’ writes Bishop  Pat Storey. ‘It isn’t just for us.’

When you have a loss in your life, it magnifies every experience you have with someone who has not had that loss. Thus when, for instance, you lose yo(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at the National Famine Commemoration in  Sligo. Photograph: James Connolly

The best way we can honour those who suffered and died during the Great Famine is by showing empathy with those who are suffering today, the Taoiseach(...)

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