Can you criss-cross America without gasoline? Technically, yes. But America has 100 filling stations for every Tesla station.

“Where we going, man?” asks the narrator, Sal Paradise, in Jack Kerouac’s On the Road. “I don’t know but we gotta go,” replies his friend Dean Moriar(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe had asked the group to look at how property funds operated here amid concern they were crowding out potential home buyers.

The Government’s high-level tax strategy group has released its annual batch of papers, aimed at informing budgetary policy. Here’s ten highlights. (...)

The Tax Strategy Group recommends that politicians consider committing to an annual 0.25 to 0.5 point increase in PRSI rates for a period of five to 10 years.

There are quite a few places in the just-published Tax Strategy Group papers where you might reasonably speculate that senior civil servants are putti(...)

The IMF was broadly positive about the Republic’s economic position. However, it backed up suggestions from the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council  to ensure that the economy had sufficient buffers.  Photograph: iStock

The Government should provide support to hard-hit sectors in the event of a no-deal Brexit, but otherwise let the economy operate freely to support it(...)

 O’Shea Jackson jnr attends the ‘Long Shot’ premiere at the Paramount Theatre  in Austin, Texas, in March 2019. Photograph: Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for SXSW

Most actors couldn’t possibly carry off the chunky gold chain that O’Shea Jackson jnr is wearing in London today. But O’Shea Jackson jnr is not most a(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe told the conference  the department was concluding work to help forecast and plan the collection of corporation tax in future.

International tax reform could cost the State €2-€3 billion in annual corporate tax revenues in the years ahead, according to a range of estimates pre(...)

A disorderly exit by the UK from the EU will put 80,000 Irish jobs at risk and deliver a deep and damaging shock to the Irish economy for the next decade, according to a new report

As the political circus acts over Brexit hold centre stage at the UK’s Houses of Parliament, a sobering report this morning warns of the impact to Ire(...)

Actors Felicity Huffman (left) and  Lori Loughlin are among those charged in a cheating scandalls in US higher education. Photographs:  Lisa O’Connor  and Tommaso Boddi/AFP/Getty Images

Wealthy parents collectively paid tens of millions of dollars to buy places for their children at elite American universities, authorities have allege(...)

Girls Rock Dublin. Photograph: Kristy Hal

A number of Irish initiatives are addressing gender imbalance in the music industry. “Everything that a guy says once, you have to say five times,” B(...)

A Tesla Model S electric car at a Tesla  charging station in the Netherlands. File photograph: Getty Images

If you’re thinking of trading in your car this year, you’ll undoubtedly be thinking of electric as an option for your new vehicle. Sales of electric (...)

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