According to Adecco’s latest Global Talent Competitiveness Index, the State climbed from 16th to 15th place in the world for its ability to attract, retain, train and educate skilled workers.

The State and Dublin have been ranked among the top locations in the world for attracting and nurturing skilled workers. The survey by global recruit(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe: ‘Changes to international taxation are on the way: We have no control over this and we must prepare for this.’

The State could lose up to €2 billion of its corporation tax revenue under new proposals to reform the global tax system, Minister for Finance Paschal(...)

 Construction cranes in Dublin.  Since 2014 the Irish economy has grown by over 50%, placing it ahead of China in the global growth charts. Photograph: Reuters/Clodagh Kilcoyne

Ireland doesn’t do stability. After a brutal economic crash and an equally savage austerity programme, the Irish economy has put in five years of what(...)

There were about 4,000 commercial aircraft leased through companies in Ireland last year, representing a total value of $115bn.  Photograph;David Sleator

Ireland ranked as the largest importer of aircraft in the EU last year, accounting for more than 50 per cent of the total. Eurostat figures show EU m(...)

Housing completions nationally rose by 25 per cent to 18,072 last year and are expected to be up again this year. Photograph: Alan Betson

Ireland does not have a housing crisis, it has an “accommodation crisis”, according to a report by development finance group Cullaun Capital. The re(...)

 Central Bank deputy governor Ed Sibley said the ultimate outcome of the Brexit process was still far from certain. Photograph: Jason Clarke Photography

Ireland is still facing the possibility of a hard Brexit and a significant disruption to trade, even though the risk of a no-deal outcome has been ave(...)

Ireland’s “brand value” rose by 12 per cent to $604 billion over the past year despite the Brexit uncertainty. That’s according to a report by consul(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe ahead of delivering his budget speech to the Dáil this week. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ireland could lose more than 10 per cent of its corporation tax revenue under new proposals to reform the global tax system, business lobby group Ibe(...)

The OECD downgraded the economic forecasts for almost all of the countries it examined, citing trade tensions among the drivers. Photograph: iStock

Ireland will suffer the biggest negative shock from a no-deal Brexit outside the UK, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)(...)

Pascal Saint-Amans, the tax director at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development speaking at the Irish Times/PwC Tax Summit.

The OECD’s tax chief has questioned whether the Republic’s corporation tax base is sustainable, while warning that the State would lose out if the pro(...)

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