Frances Ruane

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The council warned  that moving too quickly on demand measures could push up house price inflation. Photograph: iStock

The Government will struggle to deliver on promises in its new housing plan on the planned timescale, according to a new report from the National Comp(...)

While productivity growth is projected to rebound in 2021, these gains are likely to be transitory without further acceleration in digital transformation,  Van Reenen said. Photograph: iStock

The global economy needs a new Marshall Plan to fight the fallout from Covid-19 and place green technology at the centre of energy, transport and food(...)

The Old Days by Jack B Yeats,  formerly owned by  film producer John Huston when he lived in Galway. (£500,000-£800,000/€581,300- €938,100). Christie’s

Two upcoming sales offer art lovers the opportunity to add some serious heavyweights to their collections. The first is the BJ Eastwood Collection, of(...)

Former president Mary Robinson. She is one of only 121 women  in the 637-member Royal Irish Academy

The Royal Irish Academy has commissioned a diversity review in a bid to boost female participation in the prestigious academic body which was establis(...)

A protest against sharp increases in the cost of motor insurance, 2016. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Agreement by the Judicial Council to new guidelines for personal injury awards is a vital step to lowering insurance costs to businesses, according to(...)

The Gaiety Theatre (Romeo and Juliet – The Last Act) by Jack B Yeats (€100,000 - €150,000).

Jack B Yeats’ 1927 painting The Gaiety Theatre, Dublin (Romeo and Juliet – The Last Act) will feature as one of the headline lots at the forthcoming d(...)

The report says that until the early onset of the coronavirus pandemic, the Irish economy remained broadly competitive but with some areas in which improvements were needed

Irish businesses are facing into a period of “extreme stress” due to the continued fallout from the coronavirus crisis and Brexit, the National Compet(...)

Trollies with patients in the A&E Accident and Emergency Department of St. James’s Hospital, Dublin. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Even if there is not a second wave of Covid-19 infections, there will surely be a second wave of crisis in the Irish healthcare system. It is not just(...)

The National Competitiveness Council says it is concerned about the high cost of doing business in the Republic. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

High borrowing, insurance and legal costs threaten the Republic’s competitiveness, experts warn in a report published today. The latest research from(...)

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg leaves the Merrion Hotel after meeting the Oireachtas Communications Committee. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

Ireland’s love affair with multinational investment has deepened in recent years. As major investment from long-standing players like Intel and the ph(...)

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