New  research suggests the outflow of funds from Ireland in the wake of President Donald Trump’s recent tax cuts was the repatriation of US profits previously held offshore. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

Ireland stands to gain from changes to the US tax code despite a near €50 billion outflow of assets since last year, a new study has claimed. The re(...)

  Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Democrat of New York: The Green New Deal is a proposal offered by progressive Democrats that would dramatically shift the United States away from fossil fuels toward renewable energy. Photograph: Saul  Loeb/ AFP/Getty Images

Three decades of federal “gridlock” in the US on reducing carbon emissions will cause $1 trillion in damage to the global economy, a report by the Ins(...)

Bare shelves during the Beast from the East  showed how reliant we are on food from the UK. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Irish supermarkets are very vulnerable to changed circumstance. That has rarely been clearer than it was at the end of February last year when the few(...)

Ciarán Martin, chief executive officer of the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre, was in Dublin recently to address the Institute of International and European Affairs. File photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg via Getty Images

We live in ignorant bliss of the cyber threats security agencies have averted. It’s the nature of the beast that the agencies involved don’t make publ(...)

Agriculture accounts for a third of Irish emissions. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Ways for Irish farmers to achieve major reductions in carbon emissions from agriculture, at a time of massive expansion, have been outlined in a long-(...)

MEP Mady Delvaux warned that the rest of the world would not wait to be led by Europe on robotics and AI. Photograph: Niall Matthews/IIEA

An MEP, who has authored a report calling for European Union-wide legislation to regulate the rise of robots, used a talk in Dublin last week to rene(...)

British prime minister Theresa May talks to US president Donald Trump:  “Thank God for Donald, that he’s reminded us how important it is to be together as Europeans,” Dr Nathalie Tocci said at the Institute of International and European Affairs.  Photograph: Matt Dunham/Reuters

Donald Trump’s election as US president has been good for European unity, a special adviser to European Commission vice-president Federica Mogherini h(...)

Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Irish agriculture is the least climate-efficient in Europe, according to a EU study which is likely to trigger further debate over the sustainability (...)

Barry Andrews stepped down last October as chief executive of the aid agency Goal.

Former Fianna Fáil TD Barry Andrews has been appointed as director general of the Institute of International and European Affairs (IIEA), a Dublin-bas(...)

A think-tank founder has said talks on article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty – the provision that allows for a member state to leave the bloc – would lead to a referendum here. Image: iStock

Could Irish voters block a future deal to withdraw Britain from the EU by rejecting it in a referendum? With the clock counting down to the formal com(...)

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