What would the election tax promises really mean for your pocket?
- January 30, 2020, 13:55
The election debate has focused more on spending and on the key areas of health and housing. But significant commitments are also being made on tax wh(...)
Explainer: what is the row about SF’s multinational tax plan?
- January 29, 2020, 14:19
Sinn Féin’s biggest proposed tax raising measure in its election manifesto involves changing a key rule in relation to taxing some of the big multinat(...)
Sinn Féin manifesto ‘goes big’ to set it apart from election rivals
- January 28, 2020, 20:00
Sinn Féin’s general election manifesto sets it firmly apart from Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil with radical proposals to add significantly to planned gove(...)
Auction politics: Can we afford to pay for the parties' election promises?
- January 23, 2020, 10:45
The parties are about to launch their manifestos. And as their basis they will be using updated Department of Finance estimates for the public finance(...)
Irish people like nothing more than being bribed with their own money
- January 17, 2020, 05:15
The last time Ireland had an election on the back of a long economic expansion was 2007. That was the year Pádraig Harrington won his first Open Champ(...)
The economy and the election: Why everyone isn’t feeling the recovery
- January 16, 2020, 11:19
One of the stories of the economic recovery has been that consumer prices have remained almost flat. On average. The qualification is vital. The “bask(...)
Housebuilding: Dublin’s urban sprawl is only getting worse
- October 24, 2019, 12:11
New figures show an extraordinary surge in house-building in Dublin’s commuter counties. The Mid-East region is expanding – at an extraordinary rate. (...)