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Tory MP Priti Patel’s food shortage comments were criticised by EU agriculture commissioner Phil Hogan.

EU commissioner for agriculture Phil Hogan has criticised a Tory MP’s threat to use possible post-Brexit food shortages in Ireland as leverage to secu(...)

Global markets tumbled after the arrest in Canada of a top executive at Chinese telecoms group Huawei fanned concern over the ability of the US and China to make their trade truce permanent

A global stock market slump wiped €2.5 billion off Irish stocks on Thursday as Ireland’s main stock index fell 3.11 per cent. Markets tumbled after th(...)

Britain’s attorney general Geoffrey Cox reacting as the outcome of a vote on a motion to find Government ministers in contempt of parliament is passed. Photograph: Getty Images

From the Irish viewpoint, the conclusions of the legal advice to the UK government on the Border aspect of the Brexit withdrawal deal are merely a sta(...)

Cliff Taylor: And so we find ourselves up the same old cul-de-sac, facing the impossibility of the UK having all it wants from Brexit while still avoiding a hard Irish Border.

As the Brexit drama heads towards next week’s crucial House of Commons vote, the crunch issues now being fought over in Westminster are about what the(...)

EU and Irish sources say the original EU plan for the Irish backstop must also remain in the withdrawal agreement as a final fail-safe.

The EU is examining the possibility of giving further guarantees to London in relation to the controversial backstop plan for the Irish Border, in an (...)

This year’s winners of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Ireland awards, Daniel Mackey and Peter Coppinger talk to Ciarán Hancock

This year’s winners of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Ireland awards, Daniel Mackey and Peter Coppinger, are the founders and leaders of Teamwork. co(...)

The Comptroller & Auditor General’s report says 140 high net worth individuals, or 42 per cent of the total, declared taxable income of less than €125,000 in 2015.

About 90 of the wealthiest people in the country pay income tax at a lower rate than the average taxpayer, according to a new report from the Comptrol(...)

In the North,with no government in Stormont and the uncertainties of Brexit, investment is going to remain depressed. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

The interests of the North’s economy have hardly featured in the debate on Brexit. It has all come down to a political negotiation and, right now, a d(...)

Sterling has edged up over the last three weeks, gaining to under 89p against the euro now, compared to 91p in late August.

Get ready for the sterling roller coaster. The UK currency has gained some ground in recent weeks on reports that the UK and EU were making ground in (...)

The volatile nature of Ireland’s housing market is cause for caution

Are you feeling rich? New Central Bank figures this week showed Irish household wealth is, in total, higher than ever before. But this is yet another (...)

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