Colm Mccarthy

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If  Dermot Desmond  hasn’t invested for love, or for money, then it must be for the punishment. Photograph:  Cyril Byrne

For somebody like Dermot Desmond with a personal fortune of about €2 billion, it must seem perfectly reasonable to punt the occasional couple of milli(...)

 Philip O’Brien, emissions mitigation specialist with the EPA, told the conference that agriculture emissions have decreased since 1990, from 37 per cent to 33 per cent. Photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

Universal consumption-based carbon taxes would be much more successful in reducing global greenhouse gas emissions, according to UCD economist Colm Mc(...)

Sinn Féin finance spokesman Pearse Doherty  said the figures ‘haven’t taken account of the fact that the Christmas bonus has not been factored in’. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has rejected claims that the summer economic statement has not factored in the social welfare Christmas bonus pay(...)

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(...)

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