Colm Mccarthy

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Sport Ireland chief executive John Treacy and chairman Kieran Mulvey. Photograph:   Nick Bradshaw

Notre Dame can count herself lucky. She might have lost her spire and her roof and seen centuries of history disappear in a couple of hours. But at le(...)

TK Whitaker at a press conference in Dublin in April 1975. Whitaker helped establish the ESRI.   Photograph: Tommy Collins/The Irish Times

In his history of modern Ireland, published in 1989, Joe Lee commented unfavourably on Ireland’s economics profession in the 1950s and 1960s. Lee’s cr(...)

The figures on the tax review come in a new document published by the Department of Finance on Tuesday

The Department of Finance paid a number of law firms more than €1 million in a nine-month period this year and last, new figures show. They also discl(...)

Fiona Nevin from Kildare with her metalwork jewellery creation at the NCAD Graduate Exhibition 2018. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The creation of a new “university of creative arts” from the merger of the National College of Art and Design (NCAD) and the Dún Laoghaire Institute o(...)

The parent firm of mobile phone operator Three is the buyer of Heuston South Quarter, the head office of telecoms rival Eir, reports the Sunday Times. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The parent firm of mobile phone operator Three is the buyer of Heuston South Quarter, the head office of telecoms rival Eir, reports the Sunday Times.(...)

More than 3,000 representatives from major construction companies, developers and property managers are expected to attend the National Construction Summit on Wednesday. Photograph: Alan Betson

MONDAY Results: McDonalds. Indicators: Euro-zone loan growth (Mar); German retail sales (Mar), inflation (Apr). TUESDAY Results: Trinity Biotec(...)

Matt Cooper (usually tieless but wearing one in this publicity shot) and Ivan Yates (vice versa) of the Tonight Show

Early this week, Matt Cooper, the generally tieless co-host of The Tonight Show (Monday-Thursday, TV3, 11pm), sounded concerned. “How frustrating is t(...)

 Shane MacSweeney, Annette Hughes  and Mike McKerr: acquisition of DKM is in line with EY’s global and Irish strategy to integrate the full range of economic advisory services. Photograph:  Naoise Culhane

EY Ireland has made its first acquisition with the purchase of the well-known DKM Economic Advisory practice for an undisclosed sum. DKM, which was o(...)

Former taoiseach   Charles Haughey   in 1987: He  wrote to ministers in May of that year and told them that  a “radical approach” should be adopted to spending cuts and that no expenditure should be regarded as “sacrosanct”. Photograph:  Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

A mood of heavy austerity is evident in the 1987 government files, with many proposed cuts to welfare benefits, including maternity and unmarried moth(...)

 New minister for finance Ray MacSharry unveiling his budget on March 31st, 1987

When Charles Haughey took power in March 1987, having campaigned on the slogan that spending cuts hurt the poor, the old and the sick, he proceeded to(...)

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