Emily O’Reilly’s first term has seen a shift in her office’s main preoccupations with individual citizens’ complaints to a focus on raising accountability standards in the EU institutions. Photograph: Alan Betson

Emily O’Reilly is on the campaign trail. Her bid for re-election for a second term by MEPs as Europe’s Ombudsman later this month saw her speaking in (...)

On Tuesday, the PwC-Irish Times Tax Summit will wrestle the most topical questions in an increasingly uncertain world. File photograph: Getty

This Week September 16th Monday Indicators: Irish exports and imports (July). Tuesday Results: Uniphar, Adobe, FedEx. Indicators: Euro zone econom(...)

Joachim Lang, director general of the Federation of German Industries (BDI): we reject any sort of expiry date attached to the backstop

German business stands unwaveringly behind the backstop and will not support “any sort of expiry date” attached to it, the country’s top business lea(...)

Oonagh Buckley, deputy secretary general of  Department of Justice, will brief CIPD on  implications of the gender equality bill

Monday Indicators: Euro zone loan growth and money supply (May), manufacturing PMI (June), unemployment (May); Bank of England consumer credit (May(...)

Douglas Carswell: He said the Irish Government had “played a blinder tactically” in putting the backstop central in the withdrawal agreement but had been “strategically stupid” if its intention was “to bind Britain in” and minimise the consequences of Brexit. Photograph: Getty Images

Britain will most likely leave the EU without a deal at or around the end of October unless there is a time-limit on the contentious backstop, former (...)

Boris Johnson during the launch of his campaign to become leader of the Conservative  Party and prime minister at the Sky Loft, Millbank Tower, Westminster. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

The notorious criminal Larry Dunne, credited with flooding the streets of Dublin with heroin in the 1970s, famously remarked to gardaí after his convi(...)

Services make up nearly three-quarters of the UK’s economic output and about 70%  of the EU’s economic activity

The potential disruption to trade in services from Brexit could pose a far greater threat to the UK and EU economies than restrictions around the move(...)

Li Yong of Unido is on a visit to Ireland that will also incorporate a talk at the Institute of International and European Affairs in Dublin

MONDAY Results: Citigroup, Goldman Sachs. Indicators: Irish trade statistics (Jan). Meetings: Institute for International and European Affairs ((...)

Christian Rynning-Tønnesen of Statkraft, Europe’s largest producer of renewable energy, will discuss the similarities between Ireland and Norway, particularly wind exposure

MONDAY Results: Keywords Studios. Indicators: Irish vehicles licensed for the first time (March); German exports and imports (Feb); US factory ord(...)

Ivan Rogers: ‘I do think a general election is becoming more likely.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The future state of Anglo-Irish relations is a “major worry” due to exhaustive Brexit negotiations and tensions over the Northern Ireland backstop, a (...)

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