Brendan Howlin

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Officially at least, the fate of the proposed new Croke Park agreement will be known within the next few days when the large public service uni(...)

Good leadership should provide vision and straight talking. But short-term electoral considerations have dominated Irish politics to such an ex(...)

Ann Nolan, Second Secretary Dept of Finance, with John Palmer, Principal,Dept of Finance (left) and David Owens, Principal, Dept of Public Expenditure and Reform, at the presentation of the Exchequer Returns for End-March 2013, at the Department of Finance  today. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Exchequer deficit for the first quarter of 2013 stood at €3,695 million, €568 million lower than in the same period of 2012. According the Depa(...)

Delegates at the TUI conference at the Clayton Hotel in Galway yesterday. Photograph: Joe O'Shaughnessy

An unintended casualty of the Croke Park agreement process and the controversy it has generated could be the traditional structures of the Iri(...)

Labour Ministers Joan Burton, Eamon Gilmore and Pat Rabbitte.

Who wrote this in February 2011, just after the general election: “The government will become deeply unpopular because promises of real change have(...)

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin. Photo: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland

The proposed regulator of the National Lottery may eventually be tasked with overseeing the State’s entire gambling industry, (...)

The Wexford-New Ross N25 road.

The Coalition has given the go-ahead for a €215 million bypass of New Ross in Co Wexford. The 16km dual carriageway, to(...)

The Government are urging people to avoid excessive drinking during St Patrick’s Day festivities. Photograph Johnny Green/PA Wire

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Eamon Gilmore has appealed to people to avoid the excessive drinking that sometimes mars St Patrick’s(...)

Michael Noonan will be the most senior minister in the country on St Patrick’s Day

A total of 20 Government representatives will travel abroad to represent Ireland on St Patrick’s Day. The Government Chief Whip will go (...)

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