Niall Collins of Fianna Fáil said the Government’s unwillingness to publish reports into Brexit by some of its departments is unhelpful. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Fianna Fáil has accused the Government of deliberately suppressing two more reports on the economic impact of Brexit on Ireland. The reports, commiss(...)

In effect variable rate customers ended up delivering a second bailout to the banks, in addition to €64 billion injected in 2009.

For taxpaying variable mortgage holders, it seems like every way you look at this you lose. For years they have been forced to pay exorbitant interest(...)

Housing Europe report: the paper noted that the number of people on local authority waiting lists in Ireland had doubled between 2008 and 2010, and was currently over 96,000

A major European report on housing has highlighted Ireland’s over-reliance on the private market as a key factor in the ongoing crisis. The study by(...)

The number of people employed in Ireland’s fast-growing services industry is now at its highest level on record, according to the OECD. The Paris-bas(...)

The value of Irish exports fell by 4 per cent to €9 billion in August while imports rose by 4 per cent to €5.4 billion. This resulted in a trade surp(...)

Construction cranes on Dublin skyline: current forecasts indicate direct property investment will  be less than €2 billion this year. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The tripling of commercial stamp duty announced in the budget is unlikely to raise anything like the revenue the Government is expecting, two senior p(...)

A sugar tax introduced in Chicago earlier this year was repealed after just two months. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Despite receiving overwhelming support from health groups, the Government’s new sugar tax on sweetened drinks has been slammed by Food Drink Industry (...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has hailed the announcement by Nama that it is to redeem its final €500 million of senior debt three years ahead(...)

The Central Bank predicts the economy will deliver an additional 90,000 new jobs by the end of next year while unemployment will fall to a 10-year low of 5.6 per cent

Outside of construction, employment in Ireland is now higher than its pre-crisis peak, according to the Central Bank. In its latest quarterly bulleti(...)

Minister for Finance and Minister for Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe’s budget offered few surprises, which was perhaps a surprise in itself

Budget 2018 spread the jam thinly. The winners are middle-income earners, writes Eoin Burke-Kennedy. The losers are sun-bed loving smokers with a tast(...)