Eamonn Gilmore

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Gabriel Makhlouf: in June 2000 he published an OECD report accusing 19 organisation members, including Ireland, of operating potentially harmful tax regimes

The overseas official set to become the next Central Bank governor presided over an OECD report that named Ireland during the Celtic Tiger years among(...)

 The vacancy at the Central Bank of Ireland arose when governor Philip Lane moved to the European Central Bank. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The competition to find the next governor of the Central Bank has been narrowed down to a shortlist of four candidates, including bookies’ favourite, (...)

Brendan Howlin, above. “The new Labour party leader is also an effective parliamentary performer and a shrewd tactician.” File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

One of the most effective political posters in recent years was erected by the Labour Party along the canals in Dublin about ten days before the 2011 (...)

 Tánaiste and Labour Party leader Joan Burton has unveiled a “Save to Buy” initiative for first-time buyers

Housing will be front and centre in the general election campaign that officially kicks off today. There will be two strands to the debate: creating t(...)

President Michael D Higgins: accompanies by group of key officials and dignatories. Photograph: Alan Betson

At least eight key Government advisors and senior civil servants attended last week’s royal banquet at Windsor Castle for the (...)

China Investment Corporation chairman and chief executive Ding Xuedong. Based in Beijing, the corporation is a sovereign wealth fund established in September 2007. Photograph: Reuters

The National Pensions Reserve Fund (NPRF) is expected to today unveil a significant investment by the China Investment Corporation (CIC) in a new tech(...)

“Good evening.Three years ago, Ireland entered a bailout programme. This affected every household in our country. In March 2011, you gave Tánaiste Eam(...)

GAA president Liam O’Neill and Chairman of the  Football Review Committee (FRC) Eugene McGee: The FRC would have become aware that there is a huge interest in the whole business of fixing the inter-county season. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

In a couple of months it will be the 35th anniversary of then minster for health Charles Haughey’s deathless description of his Family Planning Bill a(...)

Joe Brolly: said naming of a GAA club in the North 
Of Ireland
is no one else’s business and invited everyone to “like it or lump it”.

Kevin Lynch was a member of the Irish National Liberation Army. That means he pondered the political landscape of the North of Ireland in the 1970s an(...)

Most lobby groups will be happy to hold on to what they have next year in the hope things might start to get better in 2015

The time for lobbying is over. The final budget decisions have been taken. Interest groups will now have to wait and see if the measures announced by (...)

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