A trainee bricklayer at work. Photograph: Ian Nicholson/PA Wire

Ireland is facing its worst talent shortage in a decade, according to a new study by Manpower Group that shows over a quarter of employers are struggl(...)

The report also warns that Irish tech firms with close linkages with the UK could be negatively impacted by a possible need for Britain to negotiate access to the general data protection regulations (GDPR)

Ireland’s technology sector faces “significant disruption” from Brexit with organisations involved in cutting-edge research and development (R&D) (...)

The EU accounted for 50%  of all exports from Ireland in February to €4.85bn. The US was the main non-EU destination, accounting for  30%  of all exports during the month. Photograph: Getty Images

Ireland’s trade surplus fell 9 per cent to €4.7 billion in February after recording a record-high €5.74 billion a month earlier as imports jumped 16 p(...)

Not such a bad spot: Ireland scored highly in terms of having friendly and welcoming people and a beautiful country

Ireland has been ranked in 11th place out of 55 countries in a new survey ranking nations by their reputation. The Republic was ranked ahead of the (...)

Money makes the world go round: Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index 2014 shows that Denmark is the least corrupt country in the world

Ireland is now ranked number 17 out of 175 countries on the annual corruption index published by Transparency International, up from a ranking of 2(...)