Ires Reit chief executive Margaret Sweeney. It’s understood  the company’s  change in policy on the rent rises followed her  intervention.   Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Ireland’s biggest private landlord, Ires Reit, has abandoned plans to hike rent at one of its developments in Sandyford, south Dublin, by as much as 2(...)

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Ireland has long positioned itself – and had particular success in doing so – as a tax- efficient base in which to locate intellectual property (IP) (...)

People enjoying Irish Aid’s Africa Day.

Ireland joined Greece, Spain and Italy in reducing its overseas development aid budget in 2012, cutting its spend by 5.8 per c(...)