Dermot O Leary

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The Irish economy is likely to contract by around 1.3%  in the fourth quarter, according to Davy stockbrokers economist Conall Mac Coille

Economists have warned that GDP is now likely to fall again in the final quarter of the year and the unemployment rate will head back over 20 per cent(...)

 The electrical department of Arnotts store in Dublin as  Minister for Finance  Paschal Donohoe  announces Budget 2021. Photograph:  Gareth Chaney/Collins Photos Dublin

The 2008 financial crisis and its aftermath was configured around a series of contractionary budgets, ones that were viewed as unavoidable but which c(...)

Adrian Cummins of the Restaurant Association of Ireland. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Irish businesses have reacted with anger and confusion to the news that the Government is considering a return to full lockdown in order to try and ge(...)

Like many public transport companies Bus Éireann has  struggled due to the huge impact of the pandemic on passenger demand and revenues. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Bus Éireann is to close down several of its inter-city Expressway routes as a result of financial pressures brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic. T(...)

The Herbert Hill apartment complex in Dundrum as it was nearing completion in 2019. Photograph: James Forde

There were some interesting takeaways from the CSO’s latest residential property price index. Prices decreased by 0.5 per cent nationally in the year (...)

Within two months of first official cases of coronavirus being reported here   unemployment shot to a record 28.2 per cent, one of the biggest jumps seen by any country. Photograph: Frank Miller

The Irish labour market tends to amplify economic shocks. That’s been observed through several recent recessions. The reason is that 70 per cent of t(...)

Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan has  agreed in principle that students should be socially distanced on school transport and and said more  information on this ‘has to be [finalised] in the coming week’. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

There are growing concerns over whether there is enough capacity on schoolbuses to ensure children can be transported safely when schools reopen at th(...)

A commuter wearing a facemask on a Dublin Bus during the Covid-19 pandemic in Dublin city centre. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins.

Members of the public are broadly complying with new rules that have made wearing face coverings on public transport mandatory, the National Transport(...)

Failure to comply with the new face mask  regulations could bring a penalty of up to six months in prison and a fine of up to €2,500.

Gardaí only received guidance on the enforcement of the new face mask regulations on public transport some five hours before they became law. At midn(...)

A commuter wearing a facemask on a Dublin Bus in Dublin’s city centre. Photo:Gareth Chaney/Collins

Two additional deaths from Covid-19 and 23 new confirmed cases of the disease were reported by Department of Health on Saturday. It brings the death (...)

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