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Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe  with Minister for Finance Michael Noonan  at Government Buildings, announcing that the Cabinet had agreed to appeal the €13 billion Apple tax decision. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The drum beats from Brussels grew louder last week, as officials and ministers trailed back to the office after the holidays. A final ruling in the (...)

In 2015 alone, some 50,000 cattle were sent over the Border, according to Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed. Photograph: The Irish Times

In the wake of the Brexit vote, farming interests in Northern Ireland are anxious to work with the Republic to secure the best deal for exports, accor(...)

The Central Bank said  indicators, such as domestic demand and employment growth, gave a more accurate indication of the economy’s performance.

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) is to examine how to provide more accurate measures of Ireland’s economic performance amid the controversy over t(...)

“Obviously the figure of 26 per cent is unprecedented and significantly stronger than the previous estimate of 7.8 per cent, but it is important to note it is due to exceptional factors’’

The revised growth rate by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) of 26 per cent in 2015 did not reflect economic reality, Taoiseach Enda Kenny told the (...)

 Taoiseach Enda Kenny  has admitted official figures for the Irish economy are false and the actual growth rate is close to 4 per cent. Photograph: PA

The revised growth rate for 2016 of over 26 per cent is not representative in terms of the reality of the Irish economy, Taoiseach Enda Kenny told the(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny introducing US president Barack Obama at the start of his visit to Ireland in 2011. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Irish eyes will be on the political capital of the world, Washington DC, today where Taoiseach Enda Kenny pays perhaps the last of his annual visits t(...)

The Bar Council retains the right to refuse membership of the Law Library to barristers in employment or new business models. The Law Society retains financial and accounting oversight of solicitors.

After years of delay, Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald expects to commence legislation to overhaul the legal professions early in 2016. Records(...)

 Taoiseach Enda Kenny in the Dáil in February 2013 as  legislation is moved to dissolve IBRC. Photograph; screegrab from Oireachtas TV/Frank Miller /The Irish Times.

The Government may introduce an emergency Bill in the Dáil this week to overcome a legal obstacle that has effectively stalled the work of the Commiss(...)

Paddy Cosgrave said he hoped the Summit would return to Dublin Photograph: Sportsfile

In his closing remarks at the Web Summit founder Paddy Cosgrave attempted to repair some of the damage done in recent weeks and keep alive the possibi(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny speaking to disability activist Martin Naughton and protester Donal Toolan outside Government Buildings. Photograph: Rachel Flaherty

Disability protesters have told Taoiseach Enda Kenny he “kicked them in the teeth” with a Government plan to invest €450 million in nursing homes and (...)

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