Peace walls in Belfast: in September, if we appear to be heading towards a no-deal Brexit, the Border issue will move centre stage. Photograph: Enda O’Dowd

How do we get a grip on what a no-deal Brexit might feel like for us? It wouldn’t be a rerun of the period after 2008, when GDP crashed by close to 10(...)

Grief, a major accident, the break-up of a long-term relationship, and moving house. What do all of these have in common? They’re major life transitio(...)

Once upon a time, going to college was the-be-all and end-all. What mattered was CAO points and the third-level college and course that a student got (...)

The latest official trade numbers show Irish goods exports fell in value by 14 per cent to €11.5 billion in June. Photograph: Alan Betson

The value of Irish exports fell by nearly €2 billion between May and June amid escalating trade tensions between the United States and China and furth(...)

The experiment revealed that approximately 15 per cent more consumers chose a loan of 4 years or longer when the default term was 5 years compared to when it was 1 year. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Consumers have been warned about not getting swayed by online tools such as loan calculators when looking to buy financial products from websites as i(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe: In Budget 2020, at best he will be just adjusting for inflation.  At worst, he’ll actually be increasing your tax burden. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA

With such a constrained purse to play with in Budget 2020 – not to mention the dark shadow of a no-deal Brexit on the horizon – the likelihood of a cu(...)

 The slide in Irish consumer sentiment comes as British prime minister Boris Johnson says he is committed to taking Britain out of the EU by October 31st. Photograph: Will Oliver/Pool via Bloomberg

Irish consumer sentiment has slumped to a near five-year low amid signs the UK may crash out of the European Union without a deal. The latest KBC Ban(...)

Dublin Airport spatial data manager Morgan Crumlish receiving the award from Jack Dangermond, co-founder and president  of Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI)

Dublin Airport has received an award for a software project that has enabled the airport to report safety issues in real time and improved efficiency (...)

The economies of Northern Ireland and the Republic are very different in many respects. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

As fears grow of a no-deal Brexit, the possibility of a Border poll on a united Ireland is back on the news agenda, even if the Government is saying i(...)

Central Bank

The latest bulletin from the Central Bank illustrates clearly the difficulty of economic forecasting for Ireland, given the threat of a no-deal Brexit(...)

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