Frances Ruane

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Interior (1961), by Tony O’Malley, is estimated at €8,000-€12,000.

Most art collectors, sadly, never live to see the financial value of their life’s passion realised. But, happily – and rightly – most people buy art f(...)

Theresa May: So far the British prime minister has been unable to decide or communicate what kind of post-Brexit relationship Britain should have with the EU. Photograph: Reuters/Stefan Wermuth

There is much in what European Commissioner Philip Hogan wrote in these pages last Monday with which many would disagree. But there is one thing nobod(...)

Donald Trump’s policies  would mean big changes in the environment for foreign direct investment, an issue of vital interest to Ireland. Photograph: Charles Rex Arbogast/AP

What will be the gap between electoral rhetoric and reality? That is the key question for Ireland as we try to get to grips with what the Trump presid(...)

US president-elect Donald Trump has said he will cut US corporation tax from 35 per cent to 15 per cent. Photograph: EPA

Senior Irish advisers and economists have disputed claims by a senior adviser to US president-elect Donald Trump that “a flood of companies” will leav(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said 115 new investments had been secured in the first six months of this year. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said further steps will be taken to encourage more start-ups and micro businesses to locate to Ireland and to make the countr(...)

The funniest thing I read this week about the Dublin Bus strike was that the company’s Ghost Bus tour was cancelled. I deal with “ghost buses” every day. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

“Hi Mark.....” It’s the Dublin Bus customer service Twitter account responding after I complained a no-show had made me late on Wednesday morning, ye(...)

The IMF’s Michael McGrath  sent email to the Department of Finance’s chief economist on July 17th

The head of International Monetary Fund’s mission to Ireland sought an urgent conference call with officials in Dublin after it emerged last month the(...)

The Titanic Belfast centre. The first comprehensive Northern Ireland Competitiveness Scorecard assesses 150 comparative indicators for the North’s economy. Photograph: Titanic Belfast/PA Wire

This week the first comprehensive Northern Ireland Competitiveness Scorecard was published. This publication is a landmark for Northern Ireland as it(...)

 Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon has appointed Professor Frances Ruane to a panel of experts to advise the government in Edinburgh on the implications of the Brexit referendum result.  Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon has appointed a prominent Irish economist to a panel of experts to advise the government in Edinburgh on the i(...)

Opportunities: a  qualification in a Stem subject is a good career launchpad.   Photograph: Jetta Productions/Getty

With more students opting for science, technology, engineering and maths (Stem) degrees, what’s the best route? Should you go for a specialised Stem c(...)

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