Peter Brennan

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Mark Goodman, a son of beef baron Larry Goodman,  moved to shield the future finances of his lucrative consultancy business from public view. Photograph: Brendan Fitzsimons

Mark Goodman, a son of beef baron Larry Goodman, has moved to shield the future finances of his lucrative consultancy business from public view, just (...)

Life after Brexit: MEPs will be asked to vote by simple majority to approve or reject the withdrawal treaty. Photograph: Frederick Florin/AFP/Getty

So far the Brexit debate has focused on the politics of Brexit, the negotiations necessary to bring it about and the consequences of the United Kingdo(...)

A think-tank founder has said talks on article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty – the provision that allows for a member state to leave the bloc – would lead to a referendum here. Image: iStock

Could Irish voters block a future deal to withdraw Britain from the EU by rejecting it in a referendum? With the clock counting down to the formal com(...)

As taxpayers in Ireland and in many other jurisdictions come to grips with the European Commission’s decision on alleged state aid to Apple, there has(...)

For Government the nightmare scenario is cutting the national herd. That’s not a runner politically and other mainstream parties would support it. Photograph: Getty Images

Agriculture is a much bigger sector in Ireland than in most other EU countries. Greenhouse-gas emissions in agriculture make up about 30 per cent of a(...)

Jay Bourke: publican finds himself in another legal dispute, this time with the operating company for Bellinter House. Photograph: Alan Betson

There appears to be some more trouble up at the mill for Jay Bourke, the suave but scrappy restaurateur and publican, who has had possibly more than h(...)

The Dublin docklands are ‘already at risk’ due to rises in sea levels, the MacGill summer school heard. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The docklands in Dublin are already at risk of flooding due to rises in sea levels as a result of climate change, the MacGill summer school heard. Dr (...)