What about those taking home over €76,000? No subsidy is available for these earners.

How will it work? The income support scheme is designed to help companies to retain employees on their books through the duration of the pandemic by (...)

Starting with tiny habits to make the new habit as easy as possible in the beginning. Photograph: iStock

We’re all creatures of habit. We tend to wake up at the same time each day, brush our teeth, have morning coffee and commute to work, following the sa(...)

Radio presenter Neil Prendeville pictured leaving the studios of 96Fm following his return on the airwaves  with congratulatory flowers from supporting listeners. File photograph: Daragh Mc sweeney/Provision

Cork radio presenter Neil Prendeville and David Hall’s ambulance company, Lifeline, are included in the latest list of tax defaulters. Mr Prendeville(...)

While some Ministers – including Katherine Zappone (above), Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran and Regina Doherty – lost their seats, they are not entitled to higher payments than their TD colleagues. Photograph: Damien Eagers/The Irish Times

Dozens of Senators and TDs who unsuccessfully stood in the general election are entitled to almost €2 million in parachute payments between them, an I(...)

Sinn Féin’s housing policy is central to its approach – and it has sought to appeal directly to younger voters.  Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Although Sinn Féin has stuttered in recent days in response to the controversy over the murder of Paul Quinn, the party and its leader have ridden the(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe, during a press conference at the Institute of Technology Carlow. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar has said voters should be wary of parties offering change which he claimed would “risk the economy” and the “democratic (...)

Posters for different political parties around Dublin.  Photograph: RollingNews.ie

A week before citizens go to the polls to elect a new Dáil and government, Ireland appears to be a country grappling with the idea of change. The des(...)

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald is pictured  as the party presented its general election manifesto at the Temple Bar Gallery and Studios in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

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(...)

Before casting your vote in the general election it’s worth examining what effect successive Fine Gael budgets have had on your pay packet. Illustration: Paul Scott

“It’s not about the money, money, money . . .” So sang Jessie J whose hit Price Tag was all over your radio when Fine Gael took office in 2011. Nine (...)

Labour’s Joan Burton has said while the party will not increase taxes on ordinary workers, it will be providing for taxation increases amounting to about €400 million per year. File photograph: Collins Courts

The Labour Party says it will fund annual increases of €5 for social welfare payments and increase the bank levy as part of their economic policy. Th(...)

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