Sean Sherlock

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‘Brexit, climate change, the future of work [are] the great causes of insecurity of our age,’ Labour Party leader Brendan Howlin told the party conference at White’s Hotel in Wexford. Photograph: Mary Browne

‘I introduced Eamon Gilmore as leader in this room 10 years ago. So, Rebecca, you never know! Fáilte romhaibh uilig go Loch Garman! Seasann Páirtí (...)

Senior people in the banks had to know that the changes they were urging on customers would harm those customers and benefit the banks – that was the whole point

We do not need a review of the Garda Síochána. We need something much more fundamental: a review of law enforcement. The problems with the police are (...)

The Eli Lilly plant in Cork: The company had deferred investment.

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has been urged to intensify her department’s engagement with US multination(...)

Brendan Howlin and Michael Noonan in 2013: Howlin is “a politician of government, not one of opposition”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Strange times indeed. Stephen Donnelly has shimmied across the Opposition benches to Fianna Fáil. Mary Lou McDonald is making eyes at Fianna Fáil and (...)

European Commissioner Margrethe Vestager told an Oireachtas committee that ‘fighting aggressive tax planning practices should make countries such as Ireland and others an even better place in which to invest’. Photograph: Eric Vidal/Reuters

Anti-Austerity Alliance-People Before Profit TD Richard Boyd Barrett found himself in unfamiliar territory this week as he took his turn to question E(...)

EU economic affairs and taxation commissioner Pierre Moscovici appearing before the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform.

A proposal for a common European-wide corporate tax base is not an attack on Ireland’s sovereignty and it will not be introduced without the country’(...)

Apple’s chief executive, Tim Cook, received the equivalent of $145 million (€137.3 million) in the year to September. Photograph: Kimberly White/Reuters

Apple is preparing to pay a massive interest bill into an escrow account in addition to €13 billion of back-taxes the European Commission says is owed(...)

A sign for the N20 is seen on the approach road to Limerick city. The Cork-Limerick motorway project has been estimated to cost €850 million.

A Government decision to allocate €1 million to a mid-term review of plans to upgrade the Cork-Limerick road to motorway status has been welcomed by r(...)

The National Union of Journalists has called on Mr Naughten to block the proposed takeover. Photograph: Fran Veale

Minister for Communications Denis Naughten has two months to decide on the acquisition of a newspaper group by Independent News and Media. The propo(...)

Sinn Féin finance spokesman Pearse Doherty on Budget 2017: “Our people deserve better, our economy deserves better, and damn sure our country deserves better.’’

Sinn Féin’s finance spokesman said Budget 2017 was “a deal cobbled together’’ to serve the interests of Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil. “We have a backro(...)

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