David Mcnamara

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With a sea area almost 10 times the size of its landmass, Ireland has very significant offshore wind capacity

The ESB and Belgian offshore wind developer Parkwind have reached an agreement “to kick-start the offshore wind-generation industry in the Republic” b(...)

Referee David McNamara will return to duty from Monday December 17th. Photograph: Getty Images

Referee David McNamara has been suspended for three weeks after accepting a charge of “not acting in the best interests of the game” before a Women’s (...)

The household goods sector posted a 13 per cent year-on-year increase in June. Photograph: iStock

Household spending in June rose at the fastest rate since 2016 buoyed by the strong weather as Irish shoppers increasingly opted to take to the high s(...)

House prices across the Republic are still 21.1 per cent lower than their highest level in 2007.  Photograph: iStock

There was further misery for would-be home buyers on Wednesday morning with fresh data released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) showing that th(...)

Manufacturing output fell by 3.9 per cent in February despite the strength of headline growth in the Irish economy. Monthly production figures are n(...)

John Palmer, principal officer, Department of Finance: acknowledged that returns from PAYE and the universal social charge (USC) had been lower than expected earlier in the year, but had improved since the third quarter. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Workers and businesses paid a record €51 billion in taxes last year, according to Government figures released on Wednesday. Exchequer returns show th(...)

Dr Aggie Georgiopoulou and Dr David McNamara aboard the JOIDES Resolution, sailing in the sourthern Pacific. Photograph: Dr Erin Todd

Sometimes when you want answers, you have to go digging. Or maybe drilling deep below the seabed. Two researchers have swapped dry land in Ireland for(...)

The annual rental inflation rate is now 9.5 per cent, well ahead of the 4 per cent rental cap on increases set in December 2016. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The rate of increase in rents accelerated significantly in the second half of the year, following a moderate and brief slowdown earlier in the year, a(...)

Davy says  the number of ghost estate units that could be brought into circulation amounts to just 6,108

There was much valuable insight if little cheer in a report on the Irish housing market published on Wednesday by Davy. Written by Conall MacCoille a(...)

Emmanuel Macron, who has the support of nearly two-thirds of the electorate for the French presidential election run-off, polls indicate. Photograph: Christian Hartmann/Reuters

Irish shares soared to levels not seen since before the financial crisis as European equities and the value of the euro jumped after a centrist candi(...)

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