Dan O Brien

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IDA Ireland CEO Martin Shanahan: the report  warns of an emerging concentration risk in targeting too many US companies in too few sectors. File photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennell

Multinationals operating in Ireland buy less from local suppliers than the average in other wealthy countries, according to research carried out on be(...)

Eva Milka and Eoin Jenkinson of Gaelic Escargot, the snail farm and business they run in County Carlow. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

From hemp and medicinal herbs, a new generation of farmers are exploring new methods and new crops  Eva Milka first came to Ireland from Po(...)

The number of new cases diagnosed in the Republic has risen rapidly in the last week, with many associated with outbreaks in several meat processing plants in the midlands.  Photograph: David Sleator

The Oireachtas Covid committee is set to meet this week to discuss the rapid spread of coronavirus in meat plants in the midlands. Members of the co(...)

Developer Johnny Ronan: ‘Closing down Bewley’s is very sad but they decided to close it, not me.’ Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

There are dire warnings of the need for tax rises and spending cuts to deliver an economic recovery from the State’s budget watchdog. The chair of the(...)

Dublin’s Eoin Murchan and Shane Carey of Monaghan clash during the Allianz Football League Division 1 game at Croke Park on Saturday night. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Dublin 1-15 Monaghan 1-15 Another Saturday night in Croker, another last-kick draw. This time, Dublin were the equalisers rather than the equalised, (...)

 Dublin’s James McCarthy with Karl O’Connell and Dessie Ward of Monaghan. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Dublin 1-15 Monaghan 1-15 Another Saturday night in Croker, another last-kick draw. This time, Dublin were the equalisers rather than the equalised,(...)

Kerry’s David Clifford kicks a point to level the game. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Dublin 1-19 Kerry 1-19 Long may they dance, these two. Dublin and Kerry tangled and tangoed into the night in the first league game of the year, endi(...)

Secretary general of the Department  of Public Expenditure and Law Reform Robert Watt  is among those speaking at an economics  forum in September. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Robert Watt, the secretary general of the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, has been confirmed as the keynote speaker at the 42nd Dublin Ec(...)

Seán Corkery was appointed deputy chairman of Datalex in April. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Datalex’s interim chief executive and acting chairman, Seán Corkery, is overseeing an overhaul of his senior executive ranks as he seeks to turn arou(...)

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood addressing the 79th Fianna Fáil ArdFheis in City West. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A special place in hell will be reserved for those who call for a border poll without a plan to deliver it, the SDLP leader has told the Fianna Fáil A(...)

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