Dublin, August 29th, 2015: The introduction of water charges was met with massive public protests and a large-scale campaign of refusal to pay bills issued by Irish Water. File photograph: Eric Luke

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has ruled out any revisiting of the issue of water charges, despite a call for their reintroduction in a review of Ireland’s (...)

The  think tank’s leading indicator, a measure supposed to capture turning points in the economy, rose to 100.7 for the euro zone as a whole

Economic growth is accelerating in the euro zone and in India but slowing in China, Russia and Brazil, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and (...)

From left: Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness, First Minister Peter Robinson and Taoiseach Enda Kenny speaking at a press conference after the North South Ministerial Council meeting in Dublin Castle yesterday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Officials in the Republic and Northern Ireland will work together to avail of EU funding to address youth unemployment, Taoiseach Enda Kenny said yest(...)