Minister for  Finance Paschal Donohoe: analysts hold out little prospect he will sell  off further bank shares in the foreseeable future. Photograph: Conor Healy

The Government has seen almost €6 billion wiped off the value of its stakes in the three surviving bailed-out banks in the past year, leaving a notion(...)

Close to two decades later, we are facing a mess that never had to be. Photograph: Michael Smith/Getty

My apologies for weighing in so late on the national broadband debate. The reason why, is because I weighed in so early on the national broadband deb(...)

Past visions of the future: Then minister for public enterprise Mary O’Rourke launches the world’s first internet television, Mitsubshi’s netset. Photograph: Maxwells

A report revealing pathetic broadband speeds in Ireland frayed tempers in business sector bodies this past week, which warned of potential job losses (...)

White Paper says universal health insurance will not be more expensive than two-tier system it is due to replace in 2019. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Families in the Netherlands, which has a system of universal health insurance similar to the one Minister for Health Ja(...)

Denis O’Brien wants to be joined as a defendant in a multimillion-euro legal action being taken against the State over the issuing of phone licence in 1995/1996. Photograph: David Sleator

Businessman Denis O’Brien is entitled to an opportunity to rebut allegations that he was involved in a conspiracy of corruption in the awarding of the(...)