Skillnet Ireland chief executive Paul Healy: “We will all have to be more agile, flexible and able to move between jobs.”

Increased longevity, pressure on the pensions system, and the changing nature of employment are combining to create a profoundly different career land(...)

One in five children are in households living below the poverty line. Photograph:  iStock

A “persistent problem” with low pay is contributing to “alarming levels” of child poverty, equality think tank Social Justice Ireland (SJI) will warn (...)

Laura Kenna, who was found guilty of attempted murder at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin. File photograph: Collins Courts.

A 36-year-old woman has been jailed for 10 years for attempting to murder a civil servant walking home from work in Dublin two years ago. The judge pr(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe noted the fact that all taxes were performing well reflected a sustainably growing economy. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Government spent almost €1 billion more than it collected in taxes and other revenue in the first three months of the year, official figures show.(...)

‘Concerns have  been flagged regarding how certain lenders have been processing mortgage tax relief at source, potentially inflating the level of arrears.’ Photograph: iStock

Mortgage lenders could be “usurping the statutory powers of the courts” by applying legal fees to struggling home owners in repossession cases before (...)

A homeless hub

More hubs for homeless families and greater supports for older homeless people, including end-of-life care, are planned as homelessness is projected t(...)

 Gardaí raided ten addresses in Dublin as part of ongoing investigation into taxi licence and immigration crimes. File photograph : Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

Some 55 foreign taxi drivers have had their immigration status in the Republic cancelled because they had taken part in sham marriages and committed o(...)

Brendan Fairbrother in his home in Crumlin, Dublin. The house is uninsulated, the walls and ceilings are scarred with mould and the floors are damp. Photograph: James Forde

An elderly Dublin couple, who are both chronically ill, are living in a cold, damp house because their income is just over €9 a week too much to quali(...)

Phoenix acquired the insurance books of a number of companies that operated in the Irish market down the years, including Abbey Life and Standard Life.

I have received a letter from a group called Phoenix. They are looking for me to send them my personal details. I have never heard of them and the let(...)

Once you hit 65, you might find that you will be exempt from income tax altogether.

If “many years from now” has abruptly become imminent, how your finances are going to fare in retirement is probably on your mind. But while there may(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »