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Most of the residents in the  Nightingale Nursing Home in Ballinasloe, Co Galway, have contracted coronavirus. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Staff at a nursing home in Co Galway in which 26 out of 28 residents have tested positive for Covid-19 have said they “feel abandoned” and are “in dir(...)

The Central Bank has previously said that it has been in regular contact with An Garda Síochána and other authorities throughout its wider examination of the tracker issue. Photograph: iStock

The Central Bank has submitted reports of suspected criminal offences to An Garda Síochána in relation to its investigation into the State’s tracker-m(...)

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said  for many the pandemic payment they received, which ranges from €203 to €300, represented either the full equivalent of their wage or 86 per cent. File photograph: PA Wire

Further cuts to the pandemic unemployment payment may not go ahead in January if the State is “still in the teeth of” the Covid-19 pandemic, the Tánai(...)

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Michael McGrath and Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe arrive at  the Convention Centre in Dublin to announce Budget 2021. Photograph: Julien Behal Photography/PA Wire

The biggest budget in the history of big budgets. Look at the size of it! The Budget Boys couldn’t resist drawing attention to this when they came t(...)

Budget 2021 repeats a pattern of behaviour that has marked the Government since it took power of being “indecisive, unprepared and too slow to act”, S(...)

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe at Government Buildings in Dublin before outlining the details of Budget 2021. Photograph: Julien Behal Photography/PA

The coronavirus pandemic has been the greatest challenge to face the country since it gained independence, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe said a(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe  and Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Michael McGrath. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

There is a contradiction at the heart of Budget 2021. Billions of euro will be pumped into the economy but much of the money will be used to prop(...)

Mr Doherty criticised the lack of details around the size of the proposed fund, which he said would likely be leaked to the media in the coming days.   File photograph: Gareth Chaney/ Collins

The lack of information on the size of a Covid-19 recovery fund to be announced in next week’s Budget showed a “disrespect” for the Oireachtas budgeta(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe: ‘he had fulfilled his responsibilities which was how 89,000 mortgage and loan holders got payment breaks.’ Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has rejected claims that he “failed miserably” to get an extension of mortgage payment breaks for homeowners and (...)

Publicly available returns show that Micahel D’Arcy was lobbied directly by the IAIM in 2017.

The Oireachtas finance committee is to discuss bringing the State’s political ethics watchdog before it in the wake of controversy over former ministe(...)

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