There has been a warm welcome to the agreement on the border by business groups in Ireland and the UK

Business leaders across Ireland and the UK have welcomed news of a Brexit breakthrough on the border, but warned that urgent progress must now be made(...)

What will Dublin be like in the year 2050? The answer will depend on the decisions that we make from today onwards.

Almost half of Dubliners are in favour of skyscrapers in the city by 2050, according to a new survey. The findings were released on Thursday as part (...)

Luas signage on Dawson Street in Dublin. The new Cross City line is expected to open in December. (Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times)

The new Luas Cross City line will be open by the beginning of December, news that business leaders in Dublin have welcomed. Testing on the new line i(...)

Guangdong province leader  Hu ChunHua and Enterprise Ireland chief executive Julie Sinnamon at the Sino-Irish event in Dublin on Friday.

State agencies and businesses including Alltech and Rinocloud signed agreements with organisations from China’s Guangdong province that could boost tr(...)

Computer-generated image of what Metro North arriving at Swords station might look like

The National Transport Authority has poured cold water over the possible fast-tracking of the Metro North project, with a leading official saying con(...)

Some 33 per cent of the firms surveyed identified the cost of housing as the biggest concern for employees, with a further 14 per cent expressing worry about availability. Photograph: Frank Miller

The cost of housing is the primary concern for workers in Dublin, according to a new survey that shows employees are also worried about high levels of(...)

“A  lot of spending decisions have been delayed until  final week,” said Dublin Chamber of Commerce chief executive Mary Rose Burke

Retailers in the capital are “cautiously optimistic” about the final week of Christmas trading, the Dublin Chamber of Commerce said on Sunday. Shops i(...)

Ireland and Northern Ireland  has a 1,450km network of motorways and dual carriageways. This needs to rise to 5,000km so that 85 per cent of the population will be within 10km of their nearest route, says the Ibec and CBI report. File photograph: iStock

Some €12 billion needs to be invested more than trebling the amount of motorway and dual carriages on the island of Ireland to underpin economic growt(...)

Tanaiste and Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton (left) and Mary Lou McDonald Sinn Fein, at the IBEC and Women for Election post-budget debate in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Budget 2015 got a cautious welcome at a debate hosted by Ibec and the Women for Election campaign group on Thursday, but there were complaints that it(...)

Ships in Dublin Port being loaded with goods for export.  Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Ibec says the tax burden on Irish workers is too high and is causing a major drag on recovery in the wider economy. In a(...)