Latest figures show the international financial services sector employs about 35,700 across the country but the sector may be struggling to keep pace. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / THE IRISH TIMES

A new national strategy for Ireland’s international financial services sector is to be prepared under the guidance of Minister of State Simon Harris. (...)

Who runs Ireland?

THE POLITICIANS ENDA KENNY Taoiseach Kenny holds the most powerful political position in the land. He is chief of the Cabinet, has the f(...)

Change is underway in the IFSC Clearing House Group: a new sub-group, the Strategic Group, is set to meet this month for the first time. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien.

Profits at international financial services firms grew in 2013 for the first time in six years, according to figures obtained from the Revenue Commiss(...)

A core element of the Government job strategy is its commitment to create 10,000 jobs in the IFSC by 2016.

The State’s top civil servant has told the group that oversees the development of the Irish Financial Services Centre that its structures and workings(...)

The media  listens to  Taoiseach Enda Kenny, with members of the IFSC Clearing House Group, outside Government Buildings, in a file photograph from 2011. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Every month the group meets privately in room 308 of Government Buildings. The gatherings are chaired by the State’s most senior civil servant, Martin(...)

The Government plans to review the operations of a controversial committee that acts as link between the International Financial Services Centr(...)

The IFSC in Dublin: There’s no doubt it has been a big success since Dermot Desmond first suggested the idea. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Michael Somers, the former head of the National Treasury Management Agency and current deputy chairman of AIB, didn’t pull his punches in his i(...)