Tom Healy

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St Mary’s mother and baby home in  Tuam: fifth interim report says the burial locations of hundreds of children who died in the State’s homes remain unknown. Photograph: Paulo Nunes dos Santos/New York Times

Galway County Council has insisted it is fully co-operating with the investigation into the Tuam mother-and-baby home, despite criticism by the commis(...)

ISE chief executive Daryl Byrne: “I think the second half of the year is more likely when we could see companies coming to the market.” Photograph:   Dara Mac Donaill

Daryl Byrne, the Irish Stock Exchange’s (ISE) chief executive of five months, has been clocking up the air miles of late. Less than a year after the (...)

There is a ‘considerable pent-up demand and shortage of accommodation’ especially in greater Dublin, where demand is strongest and prices are highest. Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters

Increased immigration after Brexit could increase homelessness by causing extra demand for homes in the Republic, the Department of Housing, Planning (...)

Prof Kieran McQuinn and Dr Conor O’Toole of the ESRI speaking at an event last year. On Tuesday, they addressed the Oireachtas housing committee.

The Republic will face “significant challenges” in the building of houses in the event of a hard Brexit due to its heavy reliance on the United Kingdo(...)

 Image from the funeral of John Reynolds in Donnybrook, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Music promoter John Reynolds was remembered at his funeral on Thursday as “innovative, energetic and ambitious”, as an immensely hard worker and as a (...)

The Republic’s housing crisis will be one topic discussed at the upcoming Dublin Economics Workshop. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Monday Results: Associated British Foods, Air-France KLM, Manchester United Indicators: Irish vehicles licensed for the first time (Aug); UK GDP fig(...)

Nevin Economic Research Institute director Tom Healy. The think tank said it expected the Republic’s economy to grow by 4.5 per cent in GDP terms this year.

Tax planning by multinationals is distorting Ireland’s economy and limiting the usefulness of traditional indicators such as gross domestic product ((...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says middle income earners need a tax cut; but in a comparison of tax revenues Neri found that on a per person basis, combined taxes and social contributions in Ireland are significantly lower than in comparator high-income EU countries.

Ireland needs to “learn from the mistakes of the past” and shore up its finances, increase its spend on education, childcare, housing and infrastructu(...)

For many, “the idea that the economy is running too hot seems entirely alien”. Photograph: iStock

Ireland may well be the fastest-growing economy in Europe this year, but for many Irish consumers, this has yet to have a meaningful impact. Meanwhile(...)

Ibec chief executive Danny McCoy said income tax cuts would be paid for by the buoyancy of the economy. Photograph: Getty Images

With most of the so-called “fiscal space” earmarked for Budget 2018 effectively crowded out by pre-existing spending commitments and a new public sect(...)

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