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Need for focus on reducing deficit post-pandemic – Donohoe

The Minister for Finance has warned that it is dangerous for a small economy that cannot print its own currency...

Martin says need to move away from supports once Covid under control

The Taoiseach has said that as the Covid-19 pandemic is brought under control there will be a need to move...

EU Parliament declines to set EU-UK trade deal vote

The European Parliament has postponed a decision on ratifying the EU-UK free trade agreement in protest at the UK’s unilateral...

Covid-19 unemployment rate dips to 24.8% in February

New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that the unemployment rate, including those receiving temporary Covid-19 jobless benefit, fell...

Permanent TSB talks over Ulster Bank have been positive says CEO

The chief executive of Permanent TSB has described its discussions with Ulster Bank parent NatWest on the possible purchase of parts...

EU negotiating with partner it cannot trust – Coveney

The Minister for Foreign Affairs said the EU is negotiating with a partner it simply cannot trust following yesterday’s move by...

Bank branch closures highlight generational digital divide

The decision by Bank of Ireland to close over a hundred branches across its network highlights the digital divide that...

‘Chronic underinvestment’ harming recovery prospects – Ibec

Decades of chronic underinvestment in key infrastructure is threatening to undermine the prospects for economic recovery, according to Ibec. Publishing...

Exchequer deficit climbed to €14bn by end of February

Exchequer returns for February show that the budgetary situation has now deteriorated by €1.7bn compared to the same period a...

Euro zone inflation holds steady before expected spike

Euro zone inflation held steady as expected last month, taking a break in what is likely to be a temporary...