The lowest spending was the Department of the Taoiseach, with €32,990 spent on six reports. Photograph: Eric Luke

Almost €38 million has been spent by Government departments on external consultancy reports since 2011, new figures reveal. A total of 911 reports be(...)

John Murphy with Tim Kinsella, managing director of MKC Communications. Mr Murphy is former secretary general of the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation

John Murphy, the former top civil servant at the Department of Enterprise, has joined public relations firm MKC Communications as a consultant in its (...)

New name: Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection. Photograph: PA

Ronan McGreevy The Department of Social Protection is to get a new name to reflect its enhanced role. It will be known from Saturday as the Departme(...)

Employment in Irish-owned firms has increased by 27 per cent from the low point in 2011

Companies supported by state agencies created more than 21,000 additional jobs last year, according to new figures provided by the Department of Jobs,(...)

The main reading room in the National Library. The library is to carry out a crawl of all Irish websites later this year.

Valuable information relating to recent events in Ireland could be lost to future generations because of a failure to properly collect and preserve on(...)

Cranes at Grand Canal Dock, Dublin: Unions representing 50,000 construction workers  sought increases of 10 per cent over the old registered employment agreement rates under the new agreements. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Minimum hourly rates for up to 50,000 workers across the construction industry could rise by close to 10 per cent. A number of highly placed sources (...)

Mary Mitchell  O’Connor declined a role in the Department of Justice with responsibility for equality and law reform.  Photograph: Dave Meehan

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is facing criticism from key supporters for refusing to make radical changes to the Cabinet. Mr Varadkar was strongly criticis(...)

 Taoiseach Enda Kenny: to host his final Cabinet meeting on Tuesday morning. Photograph: Stephanie Lecocq

Enda Kenny is to resign as Taoiseach on Tuesday paving the way for Leo Varadkar to be elected on Wednesday. Mr Kenny will host his final Cabinet meet(...)

The Companies (accounting) Act 2017 comes into force on Friday and will change the obligations for companies reporting financial accounts. (Photograph: iStock)

The Companies (Accounting) Act 2017 comes into force on Friday and, according to the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, it will reduce the(...)

 Nama chief executive Brendan McDonagh, Minister for Finance; Michael Noonan, TD and Nama Chairman Frank Daly at the publishing of the  Nama annual report on Thursday. The report did not name the new statutory auditor. Photograph:  Maxwells

The Comptroller & Auditor General (C&AG) has lost its position as Nama’s only auditor as the bad bank this week appointed accountancy firm Maz(...)

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