The IMF’s Michael McGrath  sent email to the Department of Finance’s chief economist on July 17th

The head of International Monetary Fund’s mission to Ireland sought an urgent conference call with officials in Dublin after it emerged last month the(...)

International Monetary Fund director Christine Lagarde. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Government decision to impose rent controls could put a brake on construction in the residential property sector, the International Monetary Fu(...)