Simon Coveney said the election victory by Joe Biden (above) should help ensure ‘Irish issues are prioritised’ in the Brexit talks. Photograph: AP

The election of Joe Biden as the next US president should give the British government “pause for thought” as Brexit talks close in on their deadline, (...)

Gabriel Makhlouf: ‘Lenders still have the discretion to extend payment breaks under their normal toolkit (for problem loans), but I think we’re now probably getting to the point where it’s starting to become more than a payment break.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Gabriel Makhlouf, the Central Bank of Ireland’s governor of 12 months, has not been immune to time taking on a whole new meaning in the world of Covid(...)

Wise to assume  UK will crash out of EU without a deal and that Ireland will suffer a significant economic hit  Gabriel Makhlouf  said

It is now wise to assume that the UK will crash out of the EU at the end of the year without a deal and that Ireland will suffer a significant economi(...)

Brendan Halligan was characterised as ‘an unrivalled political organiser’. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has led tributes to Brendan Halligan, the former Labour Party TD, senator and general secretary who has died at the age of 84(...)

Paschal Donohoe says the Government has had to shape its response to the Covid-19 pandemic ‘at break-neck speed, with incomplete information and unclear outcomes’. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Even “minute changes” in interest rates could pose a major financial risk to the State as it takes on more debt to deal with the pandemic, Minister fo(...)

Bank of America Merrill Lynch research shows companies with progressive ESG stances have fewer bankruptcies. Photograph:  Alastair Pike/AFP via Getty Images

Bank of America vice-chair Anne Finucane said in Dublin on Tuesday that companies with strong environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles ha(...)

Dominic Grieve told an audience in Dublin that the chances of a border poll on Irish unification ‘go up’ if Britain leaves the EU without a deal in October. Photograph: Simon Carswell

A “crash-out Brexit” would make a political crisis over the future status of Northern Ireland “more likely”, the Conservative MP and former UK attorne(...)

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(...)

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