Uber and Deliveroo have come to symbolise the gig economy worker. Photograph: Getty Images

New rules from Brussels, approved on Tuesday, promise more transparent and predictable working conditions for gig economy workers – those who work a f(...)

  IBRC admitted  that holders of almost €270 million of junior bonds sold by the Anglo before its nationalisation almost a decade ago are now set to receive all that they are owed.   Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Almost a decade on from its nationalisation, Anglo Irish Bank still haunts from beyond the grave. The liquidators of Anglo’s successor, Irish Bank Re(...)

Taxpayers committed €29.3 billion to Anglo and €5.4 billion to INBS during the financial crisis, and face a minimal recovery on this, if anything. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A group of Anglo Irish Bank junior bondholders, who resisted attempts to make them share the failed lender’s losses, are set to recoup all that they a(...)

The IBRC offices in 2013 at Connaught House on Burlington Road.

A group of Anglo Irish Bank junior bondholders, who rebuffed attempts to make them share the failed lender’s losses, are now set to recover all of the(...)

Barclays Bank has applied to the UK high court for an order allowing it to transfer its €250 billion European Economic Area (EEA) business to the Republic and expects this to be heard on January 22nd. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

British bank Barclays will ask the UK’s high court in the coming months to allow it transfer business worth about €250 billion to the Republic as the (...)

Women draw tickets during the Irish Hospitals Sweep Hurdle draw (sweepstakes) at Ballsbridge in Dublin in January 1986.Photograph: Paddy Whelan

Margaret Thatcher told Peter Mandelson “you can’t trust the Irish; they’re all liars”. That was a bit harsh, maybe. But we’re certainly not above the (...)

Jon Platt was fined by Isle of Wight Council after he took his family on the holiday, which included a visit to Walt Disney World, without permission from his child’s school. Photograph: Cuauh34/Wikimedia Commons

A man who refused to pay a fine for taking his six-year-old daughter out of school for a family trip to Florida has won a ruling in his favour at the (...)

Michael Hasenstab: filled his boots with Irish government bonds

Why is it that one group of investors who buy Irish debt when its on the floor are publicly praised and others are vilified? In 2012, Franklin Templet(...)