Ireland’s Central Bank: concerns about impact on national debt of a disorderly Brexit or a sharp correction in corporation tax receipts. Photograph: Alan Betson

A disorderly Brexit or a permanent loss of corporation tax revenue could leave the Republic as one of the most indebted countries in the world well i(...)

Specialist beef production is the most common farm type or activity but also delivers the worst returns. Photograph: Alan Hopps via Getty

Up to a third of Irish farms could be forced out of business in the event of a no-deal Brexit, a Central Bank study has warned. The analysis suggests(...)

Foreign nationals currently fill around 10 per cent of new jobs created in the Irish economy

Net inward migration will be the most important source of new employees if the economy continues to grow at the rates seen over the past number of yea(...)

Following the crash in the property market, employment in the industry fell to 83,400 in 2012, from a high of 236,800 recorded in 2007. That represented a 65 per cent drop.

The construction industry may need to recruit from abroad to keep up with demand, an analysis by Central Bank has found. In the analysis, titled Whe(...)

How can past errors of economic judgement made by government, banks and property investors, whose actions helped to inflate a property boom, be avoide(...)

Economists say  the collapse of the property market since 2007 may have led house prices to undershoot fair values. In a research technical paper, they state that prices “are back to levels consistent with or below long-run equilibrium values”.

The rate of capital gains tax should be indexed to increases in house prices as part of efforts to prevent another property bubble, economists at t(...)