The Nevin Economic Research Institute says the economy’s “cyclical upswing” has been ongoing for several years and shows no sign of abating.  Photograph: iStock

The Nevin Economic Research Institute (NERI) has warned that the Irish economy could be overheating by the end of this year assuming a benign outcome (...)

 Spotify will announce its results on Monday. Photograph: Reuters/Lucas Jackson/File Photo

MONDAY Results: Trinity Biotech, Alphabet, McDonald’s, Spotify. Indicators: Irish retail sales (March); euro zone loan growth and money supply (Ma(...)

The UK government’s  proposal would see no import tariffs on goods coming from Ireland to Northern Ireland, while London would impose no new checks or controls on such goods. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

“Living on the border, we’ve all engaged in a wee bit of smuggling,” recalls Declan Breathnach, Fianna Fáil TD for Louth. “It was seen in the past as (...)

Prof Kieran McQuinn and Dr Conor O’Toole of the ESRI speaking at an event last year. On Tuesday, they addressed the Oireachtas housing committee.

The Republic will face “significant challenges” in the building of houses in the event of a hard Brexit due to its heavy reliance on the United Kingdo(...)

Pictured is JiLL, a robot with inbuilt facial recognition software, who greets visitors at real estate firm JLL’s Sydney office.

The likelihood that a super smart robot army will soon be marching on Irish workplaces and stealing the jobs of simple humans was downplayed at a Dubl(...)

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A divide in productivity between foreign and domestic controlled enterprises in Ireland is hiding weaknesses in the Republic’s economy, a new economic(...)

Bank of America will be posting its latest results, as will Bellway, eBay, Goldman Sachs, Netflix, Johnson & Johnson, Morgan Stanley, among others. Photograph: Jeremy Bales/Bloomberg

MONDAY Results: Bank of America. Indicators: Irish balance of trade (Aug); German import prices (Aug); US retail sales (Sep). Meetings: Opening (...)

The Republic’s housing crisis will be one topic discussed at the upcoming Dublin Economics Workshop. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Monday Results: Associated British Foods, Air-France KLM, Manchester United Indicators: Irish vehicles licensed for the first time (Aug); UK GDP fig(...)

The Nevin Economic Research Institute report calls for  increased investment in Ireland’s infrastructure to protect the Republic from threats such as Brexit.  Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images

The Government needs to boost spending on areas such as education and infrastructure to protect the Republic’s economy from long-term risks such as Br(...)

Last year the Government sold a slice of AIB for €3.4 billion. Now the State – which is to say taxpayers – owns 71 per cent of AIB, 14 per cent of Bank of Ireland, and 75 per cent of Permanent TSB.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg via Getty Images

In a few weeks’ time we will celebrate – though that may not be the correct term – the 10th anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers. Through a (...)

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