Frances McGinnity, lead author of the ESRI report: “Immigrants from Europe and North America are performing very well in the Irish labour market. However, more concerning findings emerge for other groups, including African nationals.”  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Most immigrants in recent years are doing better in terms of jobs and education than locals, although people from Africa appear significantly disadvan(...)

SEAI is bidding to make it easier to apply for energy-saving grants. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Most people, when asked if they would like to save their own hard-earned money while simultaneously doing their bit to save the planet would most like(...)