Rosslare Europort in Co Wexford: details around the various types of solutions under review in Dublin and Brussels for Border checks in the absence of infrastructure remain under wraps. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

EU bureaucrats swap their holiday novels for no-deal Brexit contingency papers this week as planning for a potentially messy UK departure begins (agai(...)

Boris Johnson  is demanding that the backstop, the insurance policy to avoid a hard border, is abolished in order for there to be an orderly UK exit. Photograph: Neil Hall/EPA

British pro-Brexit MP Marcus Fysh has described leaked British government papers outlining the effects of a no-deal Brexit as the work of people who d(...)

Ibec is forecasting growth in consumer spending will fall to 2.5%  this year. Photograph: Frank Miller

Economic growth will fall to 4 per cent this year and dip further to 2.7 per cent next year – and that’s based on a Brexit deal being reached, the Sta(...)

People with a fixed mindset attribute bullying to negative character traits and react with warfare. Those with a growth mindset attribute it to environmental and other factors.

On October 24th next, Ibec will host a conference in Croke Park which will explore the theories of Grit and growth mindset and look at how we learn an(...)

There were 10,173 adults and children in emergency accommodation in June

The sense of panic about homelessness in Ireland is gone, according to the director of advocacy with Focus Ireland. Mike Allen has said the fact hom(...)

DAA says Commission for Aviation Regulation  proposals to cut Dublin Airport’s passenger charges to €7.50 a head between 2020 and 2024 would force it to slash spending plans by up to €1 billion. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton

Aer Lingus and Ryanair have backed proposals to cut passenger charges at Dublin Airport in spite of warnings from Dublin Airport Authority that this w(...)

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg leaves the Merrion Hotel after meeting the Oireachtas Communications Committee. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

Ireland’s love affair with multinational investment has deepened in recent years. As major investment from long-standing players like Intel and the ph(...)

The sterling exchange rate is vital for Irish exporters, for tourism, for cross-border and online shopping and for the the tens of thousands of people and businesses who operate some parts of their lives in the two currencies.

Since the Brexit referendum sterling has declined steadily, losing around 15 per cent in total against the euro – and is now falling again. It is dow(...)

Consumers spent €26.26bn  in the first three months of this year, an increase of around 3%  on the first quarter of 2018

Irish people spent almost €142 billion last year as the economy surged, the latest figures show. The Central Statistics Office (CSO) said on Thursday(...)

Dublin Port is seeking planning permission for an estimated €320 million worth of projects that will bring it to “its maximum and ultimate capacity” by 2040

Dublin Port is seeking planning permission for an estimated €320 million worth of projects that will bring it to “its maximum and ultimate capacity” b(...)

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