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Capital Economics predicted the UK government would probably loosen fiscal policy by as much as 1 per cent of GDP   if the UK crashed out of the EU. Photograph:  AP

The impact of a no-deal Brexit on Ireland may be less severe than previously thought, according to London-based consultancy Capital Economics. In its(...)

Daniel Mackey and Peter Coppinger of Teamwork.com, overall winners of this year’s  International Award at the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Accounting firm EY has predicted that economic growth in the Republic will slow from above 8 per cent this year to 4.4 per cent in 2019. The latest E(...)

The Republic’s GDP will grow three times faster than Northern Ireland this year. Photograph: iStock

The Republic’s gross domestic product (GDP) will grow at more than four times the rate of Northern Ireland this year assuming a smooth post-Brexit pro(...)

Paschal Donohoe, Minister for Finance and  the  Department of Finance Chief Economist, John McCarthy at the announcement of the Summer Economic Statement. Photograph: Tom Honan.

Mixed reaction came from business and economic commentators as Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe, revealed his Summer Economic Statement. The Go(...)

A retail outlet in Newry. Cross-Border spending is back at 2010 levels, driven by a 12% appreciation in the euro relative to the pound.

Cross-Border shopping jumped sharply this year to an estimated €418 million from €385 million in 2016 as shoppers in the South headed north to take ad(...)

The managing partner of EY Ireland Mike McKerr. “We’re investing heavily in office space, including facilities with bigger capacity in Cork, Dublin, Galway and Waterford”

Consulting firm EY, which now employs almost 2,400 people in Ireland, expects headcount to continue to grow after reporting double-digit income growth(...)

The Web Summit: in the sunshine of its new Lisbon home  – temperatures are expected to reach 21 degrees during the week –  an anticipated 60,000 people are set to attend the events.

MONDAY Results: Avis Budget Group, Horizon Pharma, Jones Lang LaSalle, Mylan. Indicators: Irish Industrial production (Sep); Euro-zone composite, (...)

Announcing the fund in the Dáil, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe said it is an important step in “strengthening the national finances in a changing and risky world, especially in light of Brexit”

The establishment of a so-called rainy day fund will help absorb “inevitable” future economic shocks, the Government has said. A new consultation pap(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and  British prime minister Theresa May: the Brexit loan scheme will be aimed at SMEs as they deal with the UK’s exit from the European Union in 2019. Photograph: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe unveiled a €300 million Brexit loan scheme to be available at rates of about 4 per cent for small businesses as (...)

The report estimates  91,000 net new jobs will be created in the South over the  next three and a half years, with sectors such as retail, construction and  health  set to benefit most. Photograph: Getty Images

A new report on the Irish economy predicts that economic growth in the Republic will average 2.6 per cent until the end of the decade. The Economic E(...)

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