Minister for Communications Denis Naughten announcing details of the National Broadband Plan at Government Buildings last year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Government’s broadband plans were mired in enough controversy before Denis O’Brien’s Actavo, formerly Siteserv, emerged this week as part of the f(...)

Some 40 per cent of respondents of a PwC survey  specifically singled out housing as a bottleneck in the economy that could potentially frustrate their business plans. Photograph: Alan Betson

Nearly half of Irish business leaders see the lack of affordable housing as a key impediment to expanding their businesses, a survey by consultancy fi(...)

Seamus Coffey, chairman of the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council: “We’ve seen a huge swing in our favour.”  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Government enjoyed an unexpected €6 billion windfall between 2015 and 2018 courtesy of stronger-than-expected corporation tax receipts and a lower(...)

Some 650 call centre staff working with HCL are threatening industrial action after being told they must either relocate or face “derisory” redundancy packages. Eir is taking the customer service work back in-house. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Ireland fares well against international competitors when it comes to taxing low paid workers, according to a KPMG study for the Irish Tax Institute. (...)

Eir chief executive Carolan Lennon, and director of regulatory and public policy Gary Healy: Ms Lennon said 42 per cent of Irish people lived in rural areas compared to an EU average of 27 per cent. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Eir’s chief executive Carolan Lennon has defended her company’s controversial decision to pull out of the Government’s broadband process at the last m(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe will have  €270 million or so for tax cuts unless he takes further revenue-raising measures.

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has indicated he’ll have about €800 million for new spending and tax measures in Budget 2019, to be allocated on(...)

Offaly man John Lyttle has just been named CEO of the Boohoo online retail group

Irish taxpayers are still paying more in income tax, USC and PRSI combined than they were a decade ago, despite repeated Government promises to cut ta(...)

The Irish Tax Institute’s report showed the net pay of single-income earners on €35,000 a year is down 3 per cent compared with 2008. Photograph: Heinz-Peter Bader/Reuters

Workers in Ireland are paying more tax than they did 10 years ago when the economy crashed despite repeated Government pledges to lower the burden, th(...)

The National Ploughing Championships begin on Tuesday. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Irish farm output has jumped by nearly 50 per cent since 2010, driven by the lifting of milk quotas in Europe, a new Central Bank study has revealed.(...)

Increased earnings and subdued price inflation are continuing to drive Irish consumer spending, according to credit card giant Visa. The group’s lat(...)

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