Charlie Mccreevy

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Then minister for finance Charlie McCreevy   outside Government Buildings before the announcement of Budget 2000, which helped to give effect to the established of the National Pensions Reserve Fund. Photograph: Frank Miller

The Irish Times editorial of November 13th on the topic of pensions referred to the establishment of a Pensions Commission born of a need to delay a d(...)

Christmas decorations at the GPO on O’Connell Street in Dublin’s city centre. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

An immovable objectionable and an unstoppable force of argument dominated talk around Leinster House this week. Donald Trump losing the plot and refu(...)

Phil Hogan at Leinster House in 2011 for coalition talks between Fine Gael and Labour. ‘He was one of the few Irish politicians who have translated their undoubted abilities on the local and national stage to success on the European milieu.’ Photograph: Aidan Crawley

‘Although the recent local election results provided the party with little to shout about,” stated a Young Fine Gael newsletter in 1986, “in Phil Hoga(...)

Rugby in Ireland resumes with the clash of Leinster and Munster at the Aviva, but for it to be a success big sacrifices will be needed. File photograph: Inpho

This week the French rugby clubs Stade Français and Lyon confirmed that they have multiple players infected with Covid-19, putting the commencement of(...)

The Government has sprung a surprise tax cut, with the main rate of VAT cut from 23 per cent to 21 per cent in the €7 billion “July Jobs” stimulus pla(...)

Peter O’Mahony  at a recent Munster training session ahead of the the restart of the Pro 14 season in August. Photograph: Inpho

Peter O’Mahony correctly declined to comment on Wednesday on the current ongoing wage discussions with the IRFU as he is on the board of Rugby Players(...)

 The European Commission’s €13bn Apple tax ruling is effectively the largest corporate tax fine in history. Photograph: John Thys/AFP via Getty

What’s the most uncontested space in Irish politics? Our 12.5 per cent corporation tax. The policy – announced by former Labour finance minister Ruair(...)

Rental potential: not having received rent means  that  certain costs    cannot be claimed. Photograph: Getty

I bought a house in a Cork town in 1996 for £56,000. I bought the house so my mother could live in it. My father moved into house about 10 years ago a(...)

President and chief executive officer of Takeda  Christophe Weber told investors in Osaka on Wednesday that it plans to liquidate Shire Pharmaceutical Holdings Ireland. Photograph: Bloomberg

Takeda, the Japanese pharmaceutical giant that last year bought its Dublin-headquartered rival Shire for $62 billion (€56 billion), is overhauling Shi(...)

 US president Bill Clinton (left) with British prime minister Tony Blair  at a 1997 summit in Denver, Colorado. Photograph: Doug Collier/AFP via Getty Images

In a time of perpetual crisis, the feeling of longing for an idealised past in which nothing much happened can exert a powerful pull. The tempting cou(...)

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