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The full cost for building works needed to fit the printer inside Kildare House runs to nearly €400,000. Photograph: Alan Betson/The  Irish Times

When a senior architect at the Office of Public Works overseeing the installation of an €808,000 printer in the Oireachtas noticed the problem with it(...)

The printer has now been installed at Kildare House, but it is not currently in use due to an industrial relations stand-off between the Oireachtas and staff tasked with using the machine. Photograph: Alan Betson

“Significant” and costly structural works had to be carried out to fit a €808,000 state-of-the-art printer into the Houses of the Oireachtas offices i(...)

The large Komori printer, which could not be installed for 10 months, has now been put in place, but some Oireachtas staff are refusing to be trained on how to operate it until they are given a pay rise. File photograph: iStock

The Houses of the Oireachtas paid €808,000 for a state-of-the-art printer and then had to pay more than €230,000 on works to get it into a building be(...)

Laura Slattery: Frozen is bent on world domination, again.

Estate agent Sherry FitzGerald is planning to launch a beefed-up mortgage broker platform in 2020 with a view to trebling its revenues within three ye(...)

Whether you choose to take the plunge now depends on your own circumstances and whether the sums stack up under the Central Bank, with or without the assistance of one or other of the incentive schemes available. Photograph: iStock

Unrelenting increases in rent have made it cheaper to pay a mortgage than to rent but those entering the property market for the first time can be for(...)

Concerns about Facebook’s new cryptocurrency, Libra, relate to money laundering, taxation, data protection and other issues. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Officials at the Department of Finance have raised concerns about Facebook’s new cryptocurrency, Libra, in relation to money-laundering, taxation, dat(...)

Gabriel Makhlouf took up his role as Central Bank governor full time on September 1st. Photograph: Vivek Prakash/Bloomberg/Getty Images

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe was briefed by his officials to warn the new governor of the Central Bank to keep a close eye on costs, according(...)

Martin O’Malley:  former US governor, mayor and presidential candidate will speak at Ireland’s first urban development conference.

Former US Democratic presidential candidate Martin O’Malley will be one of the guest speakers at the first urban development conference to be held in (...)