British nationals evacuated from Wuhan in China are helped by personnel  as they disembark at the Royal Air Force station  in Carterton, west of London, on Friday. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP via Getty Images

Ireland’s health service remains on high alert for a case of the new coronavirus after the first two people diagnosed with the disease in the UK were (...)

Prof Hugh Brady, vice-chancellor of the University of Bristol and a former president of UCD, says the decline of Irish universities is  linked to the global financial crisis and the threat of Brexit. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The state of Ireland’s higher education and research system should be viewed as a national crisis, according to the head of a UK university. Speaking(...)

Mark Redmond, chief executive of the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland: “We constantly hear that the talent US companies find in Ireland is second to none – and that is across all sectors.” Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography.

With Brexit and current global trade tensions playing out, Ireland’s role in promoting the transatlantic relationship in Europe has never been more im(...)

Malala Yousafzai will be at the Simmons Leadership Conference

MONDAY Results: Eventbrite. Indicators: Irish construction PMI (Oct), CSO trade statistics (Sep). Meetings: Fáilte Ireland unveils plans for 2019 ((...)

Pamex founder Tom Murphy: “I knew we were getting into something that could potentially be very expensive.”

Pamex is small pharmaceuticals marketing and distribution company based in Castlebar, Co Mayo. Chauvin is a large French ophthalmic company, owned by (...)

A couple who claimed they and their baby were being housed “like pigs,” were told Monday they have to quit their home in just under a fortnight. Gork(...)

It never rains but it pours: Ireland is facing the double whammy of Brexit and the impending overhaul of US tax policy. Photograph: iStock

With the biggest overhaul of US taxation in three decades and the small matter of Brexit waiting for us in 2018, it would be remiss to think it’ll be (...)

Deputy governor of the Central Bank Ed Sibley said he expects all the main banks will be subject to Central Bank enforcement investigations.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The ongoing tracker mortgage scandal is the latest in an “unacceptably long list of cultural failings in financial services firms” the deputy governo(...)

US president Donald Trump:  his intention to cut the US corporate tax rate to 15 per cent may not be achievable with the border adjustment tax, which might have funded the reduction, now off the table. Photograph: Chris Kleponis

Irish tax experts remain convinced that US tax reform, whatever shape it takes, will not adversely damage Ireland’s economic prospects, suggesting inc(...)

A mock customs post set up by anti-Brexit campaigners at Ravensdale, Co Louth, in  April. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The operation of a post-Brexit customs regime can be automated and simplified and does not need customs points with Northern Ireland, the Revenue Comm(...)

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