John Heffernan

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Married couples with one earner can earn up to €43,550 before moving into the higher tax bracket.

Here is one certainty in life: if you get married, you won’t pay more tax. “Any couples thinking of getting hitched can rest assured – bar the cost o(...)

Gary McGann, chairman and Kevin Toland, chief executive of Aryzta at the company’s AGM last month in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

Speciality baker Aryzta has cut its 2018 core profit forecast sharply due to ongoing weakness in European and US markets, knocking its shares by as mu(...)

Aryzta lost as much as 38 per cent of its value in 2017

Swiss-Irish food group Arytza has made two key appointments as it looks to rebuild the ailing business. Aryzta, owner of the Cuisine de France bakery(...)

Irish farmland: the Minister highlighted the 1 per cent rate applying to transfers of farmland within families and the abolishing of the age restriction for the transferor as key concessions for farmers

Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed has welcomed two key measures in the Finance Bill in relation to stamp duty on agricultural land transactions. (...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe  announced a tripling of the stamp duty payable by purchasers in commercial property transactions. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has announced commercial stamp duty refunds to purchasers of residential sites, if they start building homes on t(...)

Tim Gaston, director of public transport services with the NTA, has said some city thoroughfares are not wide enough to include a tram track as well, and so cyclists may have to be directed to other routes. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The secretary general of the Department of Transport has described the construction of the Luas Cross City link-up as an “exemplar” for other similar (...)

An Bord Pleanála has granted permission for the construction of four individual Grade A buildings.

Daa (formerly known as the Dublin Airport Authority) has secured planning permission for almost half a million sq ft of offices in a planned new 70-ac(...)

Oil prices are now languishing at less than $80 a barrel mark, around 30 per cent below a peak they hit in June and from which they have fallen with i(...)

The price of wholesale natural gas jumped 4 per cent in October. Photo: Bloomberg

Sharp falls in global oil prices dragged the Bord Gáis Energy Index down last month despite monthly increases in the other energy sources.The price of(...)

Fears of full-scale war sparked a month of volatility in natural gas prices in August. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

European gas supplies are likely to look increasingly vulnerable this winter if the conflict between Ukrainian and Russia continues, one energy com(...)

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