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Anti-Brexit posters displayed in Newry on the Northern Ireland Border. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

The UK government has announced that a special group has been established to look at alternatives to the proposed backstop plan to avoid a hard Irish (...)

The union says it has never asked for 12 per cent and disputes these figures as ‘spin’

The nurses’ strike is about pay and working conditions but it also reflects some of the key economic issues facing this country – such as the cost of (...)

 For the moment, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe will not change his spending and tax plans – for this year anyway. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The economic impact from a no-deal Brexit was always going to be greater than that from a more orderly departure of the UK from the EU. The crucial fa(...)

Jean-Claude Juncker: the  European Commission president supported the new moves on tax policy in his state of the union speech last September. Photograph: Eric Vidal/Reuters

The European Commission is pressing ahead with developing a plan to end national vetoes in some decisions on tax policy, a move which the Republic is (...)

The tax bill relates to the sale by Elan of its interests in multiple sclerosis drug Tysabri in 2013 to Biogen for $3.25bn and also a share of future royalties

The Revenue Commissioners have issued a tax demand of more than €1.6 billion on major pharmaceutical company, Perrigo, in a move likely to set off a (...)

The scene of the Roscommon eviction which has highlighted the huge debate about the issue of home repossession in Ireland.

The controversy in Roscommon has again highlighted the huge debate around home repossession in Ireland. While some details of the Roscommon case rema(...)

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May visits the UK Border Force Command Centre at Terminal 5 in London Heathrow Airport on Wednesday.  Photograph: Niklas Halle’n/Reuters

A no-deal Brexit is finally looking a real possibility. And the Government papers published on Wednesday evening start to outline the stark potential (...)

The Revenue Commissioners have made plans for emergency medicines coming into the State to be fast-tracked at customs entry points after Brexit. File photograph: Jason Clarke Photography

The Revenue Commissioners have made plans with the pharmaceutical industry for emergency medicines coming into the State to be fast-tracked at customs(...)

The National Competitiveness Council is worried about the State’s heavy dependence on the performance of a narrow base of firms. Photograph: Reuters

The latest report from the National Competitiveness Council (NCC) come as a reality check to the succession of bright Irish economic data releases we (...)

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(...)

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