Crosscare report said those who return to Ireland in crisis generally face a great deal of stress and physical and psychological burnout.  File  photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

More protection is needed for emigrants returning to Ireland in vulnerable circumstances such as domestic violence, homelessness and illness, a new re(...)

According to new data from the Central Statistics Office, in the year to September  there  were decreases in the cost of communications, which fell by 6.7 per cent. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Consumer prices rose just under 1 per cent in the year to September, new data from the Central Statistics Office showed. That compared to 0.7 per ce(...)

New car sales figures reflect the gradual shift to greener motoring. Photograph:  Florian Gaertner/Photothek via Getty Images

Electric and hybrid vehicles now account for more than 10 per cent of car sales in the Republic. Central Statistics Office (CSO) figures show 107,686(...)

Costs of servicing the debt pile are considerable, €60bn in interest over the past decade.   Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Whatever way you look at it, at €215 billion, Ireland’s national debt is massive and leaves us dangerously exposed if the global economy dips into rec(...)

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet and Emily Logan, Chief Commissioner of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission. Photograph: Julien Behal.

Workplace discrimination against people with disabilities is “persistent, pernicious and prevalent in Ireland,” the head of the Irish Human Rights and(...)

Sources said it was impossible to determine if foreign nationals were over-represented as victims of assault in the Republic. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The Republic’s crime statistics should set out the ethnicity of assault victims to determine if foreign nationals are over-represented in street attac(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe:  Budget 2020 will be geared around trouble brewing ahead of the October 31st Brexit deadline. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Monday Indicators: Irish industrial production (Aug); UK Halifax house price index (Sep); German factory orders (Aug). Meetings: NG Retail Summit (...)

Brexit uncertainty is keeping sterling in a weakened state, making Ireland a more expensive destination for its most important single-source market – the UK. Photograph:  Alan Betson

There is a mounting volume of evidence to show that the Irish tourism industry has now peaked, and more difficult times may lie ahead for the sector. (...)

The number of long-term claimants fell by 14,812 people in the 12 months to September

The number of people on the Live Register continues to fall, according to new figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO). On an annual basis th(...)

Outside Dublin the  areas with above-average crime rates included Limerick, Louth, Waterford, Cork City and Westmeath. Photograph: Getty Images

Dublin’s north inner city had the highest crime rate in the State last year, with the number of recorded offences over five times the national average(...)

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