The reforms proposed would see the establishment of a gambling regulator and a new licensing regime for operators.

Irish bookies and other gaming operators should start preparing for a new regulatory regime. That’s the belief of Pinsent Masons senior associate Derm(...)

IBEC’s Sharon Higgins; Liz Graham of the Central Bank of Ireland; Brent Pope and  Ian Lynch of  L&M Keating; and Sophie Moran of IBEC

Construction firm L&M Keating and the Central Bank of Ireland were among six organisations to be recognised as best in class for workplace wellbei(...)

The Government has published  a report laying out a path to reform the State’s 60-year-old gambling laws

A new gambling authority to regulate Ireland’s €8 billion betting industry will not be put in place for at least 18 months, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has(...)

The North’s regulator denied Brexit was behind its move to set up its own retail IT system, insisting the timing was purely coincidental. Photograph: Reuters

The drive to create an all-island electricity market is under threat with the Northern Ireland Utility Regulator planning to break from the Republic o(...)

Almost 620,000 doses of illegal medicines were seized last year including sedatives, erectile dysfunction medication and anabolic steroids, the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) has said. File photograph: Jason Clarke Photography.

Almost 620,000 doses of illegal medicines were seized last year including sedatives, abortion pills, erectile dysfunction medication and anabolic ster(...)

Simon Coveney: “The challenges that we face are the fact that a lot of the medicines that would have been supplied into Ireland until now come either via the UK or from the UK.”

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has urged people not to stockpile medicines over fears of a hard Brexit. The Minister said the Republic h(...)

Racing driver Hunter Abbott with AlcoSense personal use breathalyser. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Every household in Ireland should be given a single-use breathalyser because of the implications of tighter drink-driving legislation now in force in (...)

The Cabinet yesterday discussed potential disruptions to the supply of medicines which could occur if the UK crashes out of the EU without a deal. Photograph: EPA/Andy Rain

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said that the Government has a “watchlist” of 24 drugs, including radiotherapy drugs, which could be subject to shortages i(...)

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(...)

The Revenue Commissioners have made plans for emergency medicines coming into the State to be fast-tracked at customs entry points after Brexit. File photograph: Jason Clarke Photography

The Revenue Commissioners have made plans with the pharmaceutical industry for emergency medicines coming into the State to be fast-tracked at customs(...)

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