Dermot O Leary

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Smurfit Kappa was in demand, advancing 4.2 per cent to €27.06.

European shares advanced on Wednesday as investors pinned their hopes on a soft Brexit and the US finally reaching a trade deal with China. The pan-E(...)

The introduction of Help To Buy and an overall rise in development means first-time buyers  have more choice now than they would have had in the recent past, and bidding isn’t as frenzied

They are aged about 34, earning about €69,000 if they live outside of Dublin, and €81,000 in the capital, and looking to buy a new home in Dublin 15, (...)

Bus drivers have been refusing to stop at UCD’s Belfield campus after 10pm citing antisocial behaviour. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Talks between Dublin Bus and University College Dublin Students’ Union over the refusal of bus drivers to stop at the university’s Belfield campus aft(...)

Over the last three months, remortgaging/switching activity rose 25% compared to the same period a year earlier.

It was a slow start to the year in terms of mortgage approvals with house buyers also facing increased competition for homes from private companies, c(...)

Workers in the domestic sector, which excludes multinationals such as Apple, added an average €47.87 to the value of the economy for every hour they worked in 2017, which  was less than the OECD average. Photograph: EPA

Irish workers may be only half as productive as OECD data published earlier this week suggests, according to figures from the Central Statistics Offic(...)

Latest figures from the CSO show that rate of price increases slowed to 7.1 per cent nationally in November, and as low as 3.9 per cent in some parts of Dublin. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Last autumn, four houses that I pass every day on the way to school with my children came on the market. Since then, one has been sale agreed since th(...)

Goodbody chief economist Dermot O’Leary said while completions would again rise this year, they would still lag demand by around 16,000 units. Photograph: iStock

New housing completions reached a nine-year high in 2018, with almost 19,000 logged in the Republic, an analysis from Goodbody shows. Using data fro(...)

Goodbody analyst Dermot O’Leary expressed surprise at how little sterling had moved in the past week.

Irish currency specialists believe the risk of a no-deal Brexit – the worst case scenario – has receded in recent months and that sterling is now more(...)

  Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe: adamant that   Government spending will only rise by 4 per cent in 2019. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

At the height of the financial crisis in 2009, the State was spending €23 billion more than it was taking in by way of taxes and other income. That am(...)

Brexit was always going to be a negative for Ireland, so what we are talking about here is damage limitation. Photograph: Yves Herman/Pool/AP

The draft withdrawal agreement offers some positives for the Irish economy, promising to keep the United Kingdom in a customs union with the European (...)

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