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Micheál Martin has revisited the  pensions issue which became a hot election topic. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

If there’s one thing Ireland Inc will need in any new government, it is pragmatism. With €20 billion odd required to help tide the State and its work(...)

A Gulfstream  G650, the biggest, fastest, and overall best private jet money can buy. The Perrigo tax bill would fund 28 of them.

The Revenue Commissioners have issued a tax demand of almost €1.64 billion on pharmaceutical giant Perrigo. The charge relates to profits made when El(...)

‘After 2008, the necessary adjustment was concentrated into four years. Recovery is faster when tough medicine is taken quickly.’ Photograph: Getty Images

The financial crisis of the last decade brought misery to many and imposed major costs on nearly everyone in Ireland. Fortunately, the economy has now(...)