Irish Fiscal Advisory Council chairman Seamus Coffey: said the Government’s “repeated failure” to rein in unplanned spending has left the State exposed to future shocks

A cliff-edge Brexit next March could have a far greater impact on the Republic than previously thought, the Government’s budgetary watchdog has warned(...)

You can bring in goods worth €430 from outside the EU but once imports go above this value, customs and VAT become payable. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

How do you calculate the likely impact of Brexit for you, your job, your pocket and your prospects? Doing this with any accuracy is still very difficu(...)

ESRI finds 22 per cent of Irish-owned firms rely on the UK for over 75 per cent of imports.

More than half of the imported materials used by Irish-owned firms to produce final products are sourced in the UK, according to a study by the Econom(...)

We have to be careful that the construction sector “doesn’t distort the overall balance of the economy in the way that it did in the lead-up to 2007”, said economist Martina Lawless. Photograph: Alan Betson

There’s a catch-22 at the heart of the Irish economy that’s not easily resolved. If there is a big supply response to the current housing crisis, as i(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe stressed that the Republic had changed its tax regime in line with OECD recommendations. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe, said on Wednesday that multinationals shifted more profits through the Republic than all Caribbean tax have(...)

The price of bread and cereals in the Republic could rise by up to 30 per cent in a hard Brexit scenario

Brexit could cost Irish households up to €1,400 a year on average as prices rise, a new study by the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) has(...)

Brexit continues to cause uncertainty and concern across the business world. On this week’s show the president of the Irish Exporters Association Nico(...)

Assistant secretary at the Department of Public Expenditure William Beausang said he wanted “open dialogue” with the council. Photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography

One of the Department of Public Expenditure’s most senior civil servants said some of the economic analysis carried out by the State’s financial watch(...)

Leaving: Theresa May (left) and Angela Merkel –  May was warned by  business leaders at the CBI conference about the risk of a “cliff edge” as the UK leaves the EU. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

So this is what Brexit might look like. In a working paper just published, two ESRI researchers have, for the first time, looked in detail at what the(...)

Irish firms are too reliant on banks for finance and are slow to exploit newer products, such as crowdfunding and peer-to- peer lending, according to(...)

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