The more prices accelerate ahead of incomes, the more difficult it will be for the average younger buyers to, in the words of the old cliché, get their first step on the housing ladder. (Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire)

The Government has said that increased demand for houses is necessary to get builders to construct more homes. And so it introduced the help-to-buy sc(...)

HP Inc was formed in 2015 when the former Hewlett Packard split into two different companies.

There are fears that up to 500 jobs could be lost at HP Inc in Leixlip, Co Kildare, with senior US management due to brief staff on Wednesday on the f(...)

While Irish Water is to some extent a distraction, it also highlights something more fundamental. Large parts of the public have lost faith in the ability of the “system” to raise money and spend it efficiently. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

There is no getting past Irish Water, it seems. We are told this is now a crunch issue in the talks about whether Fianna Fáil will support a Fine Gael(...)