Michael Mcgrath

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The Government’s plan would see employers declaring they were “unable” to pay full salaries at this time. Photograph: iStock

An employers’ group threatened to advise its members to ignore the State’s scheme to cover 70 per cent of laid-off workers’ wages, unless problems wit(...)

The Central Bank announced on Wednesday afternoon that it was going to allow banks to dip into their rainy-day capital reserves. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The heads of the State’s five banks vowed in a meeting with the Minister for Finance on Wednesday to defer legal proceedings and repossessions against(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin (right) and TD Thomas Byrne after a meeting with Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar. Photograph: Cate McCurry/ PA Wire

Fianna Fáil has sought to increase pressure on Fine Gael to formally open coalition talks by saying it stands ready to begin detailed negotiations wit(...)

Over the next fortnight, meetings are planned for Dublin, Galway, Cavan and Newry, but with the first taking place in Cork on Monday night. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has announced plans to hold a series of public meetings over the next two weeks, starting in the Cork South Central(...)

Micheál Martin at the   count for  Cork South-Central. One long-serving TD said Martin was likely to know his position was under pressure. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

As a poor election got substantially worse for Fianna Fáil on the second day of counting, the mood within the party darkened. TDs emerged from count (...)

Michael McGrath will be on the team in any coalition-formation talks. Photograph: Garrett White/ Collins Agency

Another heavy hitter in Cork South-Central Michael McGrath (43) was the party’s finance spokesman when Fine Gael was in coalition with Labour and agai(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin outside a Cork  count centre. Photograph:  Reuters/Henry Nicholls

Fianna Fáil may still be the largest party in the next Dáil, be in a position to lead a government and elect Micheál Martin as taoiseach, but it did n(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin (left)  shakes hands with Sinn Féin candidate Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire at the count centre for Cork South Central on Sunday. Photograph: Reuters

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has opened the door to entering government with either Sinn Féin or Fine Gael, saying he is a “democrat” who listens(...)

In a world of low interest rates, the Irish rental sector is offering good returns to investors right now.

If there’s one sector of the Irish housing market that’s booming right now, it’s the private rented sector (PRS), often referred to as build to rent. (...)

 Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD  addressing the Institute of International & European Affairs. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Good morning. So the final week of the campaign is upon us. Five final frantic days of campaign before polling day on Saturday begin this morning. (...)

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