Is the Irish savings model broken? Photograph: Ivan Bliznetsov/iStock/Getty

Has there ever been a worse time to be a saver? Credit unions don’t want your money; pan-European savings platforms such as Raisin, which has rates of(...)

The Fine Gael intention is to link payments such as the pension to the consumer price index this year. File photograph: Getty Images

Fianna Fáil has said it will “completely” oppose an attempt by the Government to link welfare increases to inflation, in an early indication of a pote(...)

A file photograph of participants at a previous Raise the Roof protest in Dublin. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Government should increase capital funding for public housing, end evictions and cap rents to tackle the housing and homelessness crisis, a Cork r(...)

US president Woodrow Wilson set up the Committee on Public Information after the US declared war on Germany in April 1917.

A surprising upsurge in the recruitment of the Irish in the last months of the first World War may have been down to American propaganda, it has been (...)

Spar in Glenageary: The investment includes the ground floor of the mixed-use development.

A Spar outlet let on a new long-term lease in Glenageary is for sale at more than €3.4 million through agent Murphy Mulhall. The south Dublin suburba(...)

The most significant monthly change affecting the Irish CPI was an increase in the cost of transport,  reflecting higher oil prices internationally. Photograph: Getty Images

Inflationary pressure in the Irish economy remains weak, with the latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) showing prices nationally rose by just 0.4 per cen(...)

Clothing and footwear rose 1.6% in March, increases  linked to the end of the early-year sales

Inflationary pressure in the Irish economy remains extremely weak, with the latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) showing prices nationally rose by only 0(...)

Gene Murtagh, CEO of Kingspan: “We will absolutely stay in the hunt for acquisitions.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Brexit uncertainty will continue to squeeze demand for some of Irish insulation maker Kingspan’s products in the UK, chief executive Gene Murtagh beli(...)

Kingspan chairman Eugene Murtagh. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The odds are that Kingspan will follow up recent deals in north and south America with further acquisitions in coming months. Investec analyst, Paul (...)

Members of the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport protest outside Kings Cross station on Tuesday. Commuters are facing an increase in rail fares by 3.6 per cent next year. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Tuesday did not start well for commuters in the capital. An early morning train collided with an engineering wagon at Waterloo and another passenger t(...)

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