The private sector in Ireland is punching above its weight in terms of R&D investment. Photograph: iStock

Investment in research, development and innovation (RD&I) is now accepted as a key determinant of economic performance, yet Ireland remains in Eur(...)

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar will chair a meeting to review the impact of the third wave of Covid and the associated lockdown on the economy. Photograph: Julien Behal Photography

The Government is set to extend pandemic-era business supports beyond their expiry date at the end of next month, with Tánaiste Leo Varadkar saying th(...)

Graffiti on a Debenhams store on Henry Street, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collin

The Government has seen no evidence that the implementation of an expert group report commissioned following the closure of   Clerys in(...)

Vaccination against Covid-19 has been developed and is being tested. File photograph: iStock

We are all exhausted. The Covid-19 pandemic has hit the world hard. While we know our sacrifices are for the best, right now we also need to know w(...)

As of now, some €140 million in funding has been provided to 47 projects with up to €500 million available over a ten-year period

Potential applicants for the State’s €500 million Disruptive Technologies Innovation fund have been unsure of its focus, with some unclear whether it (...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe at Government Buildings in Dublin ahead of announcing the budget. Photograph: Julien Behal Photography/PA

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe said he plans to set up an equity fund to invest in “high innovation” Irish companies, in order to boost supports(...)

Tanaiste Leo Varadkar announcing the €2 million Micro-Enterprise Assistance Fund at the K-Leisure facility in Naas, Co Kildare. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Government has announced a new grant of up to €1,000 for small businesses most affected by coronavirus restrictions to help them adapt to be able (...)

Online orders and deliveries from retailers and restaurants have grown during the pandemic. Photograph: Alan Betson

The scale of disruption faced by the retail sector since the beginning of March is hard to overstate. All shops, save for those deemed essential, were(...)

Fianna Fáil TD Marc MacSharry hit out at what he described as “Stasi” guidelines for pubs serving food. Photograph: iStock

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has said that there will be no additional administrative burden on pubs and restaurants under the temporary measu(...)

The Beef Finisher Payment scheme is a one-off, exchequer-funded grant aid programme

The European Commission has formally approved a €50 million Irish scheme to support those working in the beef sector who have been affected by the cor(...)

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