The Central Bank has upped its growth estimates for the Irish economy this year and has not ruled out that there may be room for the upcoming Budget to make less than the planned €2 billion adjustment.
Former junior minister Ivor Callely has been jailed for five months for fraudulently claiming more than €4,000 om mobile expenses.
The bulk of the burden of increases in taxation was carried by middle income earners who remained in employment during the economic crisis, according to new research from the ESRI.
Kilkenny headquartered commercial foreign exchange provider TransferMate Global Payments has topped $5billion in foreign currency money transfers for its clients, it said today.
TVC Holdings has confirmed the cancellation of trading of its ordinary shares on both the AIM and ESM markets as of this morning at 7am.
UPDATE: Ryanair revenue jumped 11 per cent to €1.496 billion in the first quarter, while net profit rose more than 150 per cent to €197 million.
The main stories in Monday's newspapers.
Up to 100 new jobs will be created after the government-backes BDO Development Capital Fund announced an €8 million in Irish IT services company Version 1.
China is poised to displace the US as the world’s biggest business-travel market by 2016, aided by accelerating export growth and slowing inflation.
HSE bombarded by pleas from ministers and TDs in last six months. Reilly sought to influence officials while implementing card squeeze.
Royal Bank of Scotland has been formally advised by Morgan Stanley that it should sell a majority stake in Ulster Bank.
If you go back to where it all started, nobody argued that we should “do” all the austerity at once.
Taylor to leave Post.
TD's reunion with long-lost sister spurs huge response
An additional 75 cases relating to allegations of sexual abuse in day schools have emerged in the aftermath of the landmark legal case by Louise O'Keeffe.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has rejected opposition calls to recall the Dáil from its summer break to discuss Israel’s attack on Gaza.
The Football Association of Ireland (FAI) has slashed its ten-year premium ticket scheme by 85 per cent, in a bid to curb its declining revenues.
The controversial relocation of US companies to Ireland for tax purposes has had a major impact on Ireland's level of national income.
US president Barack Obama late last week called for a crackdown on an increasingly popular corporate tax manoeuvre that has involved American and Irish companies.
The HSE is paying drug companies up to 27 times as much as Britain's National Health Service pays for the same generic drugs.
The building of more than 46,000 housing units in Dublin could be cleared for planning by next year.
Despite changes to the processing system, the HSE is still subject to heavy lobbying on medical cards by some TDs and senators, writes Michael Brennan.
Environment Minister Alan Kelly has overturned a council plan which would have effectively banned the building of any new wind farms in Roscommon.
A key Siptu grouping at Dublin Airport is set to split from the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU), threatening to plunge aviation pension talks into further chaos.
Sick leave entitlements of primary and secondary school teachers are to be slashed from 365 days over four years to a maximum of 183 days.
Nick Furlong, the low-profile Irish investor and dealmaker, has started building a shareholding in Irish financial services company IFG Group.
The former deputy chairman of the ESB has branded an internal market for shares in the company as ''a glorified Ponzi scheme that disadvantages the company's pensioners.
The Irish manufacturer of GameGolf has raised $7 million in fresh funding from Adidas's venture capital arm and other high-profile investors.
Ex-Anglo chairman seeks judicial review of Judge Martin Nolan's decision on costs.
Zenimax has now let around 200 staff go.
Concerns about the safety of Pradaxa since its approval for use in Europe and the United States.
There has been a dramatic increase in the number of women appointed to the bench, new figures have revealed.
Two years after the introduction of legislation to bring down the price of medication, consumers here still pay staggeringly more than those in Britain, writes Susan Mitchell.
Most Israelis no longer believe in the peace process, if it ever really existed at all, writes Ed O'Loughlin.
The cable cowboy
The last year was, for every backroom, a very intense one.
We report on how the old rules are becoming irrelevant as tech giants widen their nets, and explain what you need to do to gain an edge on the competition, writes Siobhan Brett.
Divisions among the groups representing symphysiotomy victims are hindering the search for a resolution, writes Michael Brennan.
The government has sought state aid clearance from Brussels for its €500 million credit union fund.
Private equity behemoths Apollo, Blackstone, CarVal and Lone Star are all circling a €1.2 billion property loan book being auctioned by Ulster Bank.
Michael and Rick Larkin are suing Ulster Bank over the alleged mis-selling of derivative loan facilities worth as much as Euro 40 million.
Receivers have been appointed to two assets of the former Anglo Irish Bank wealth management division.
Luxury development begins to take shape
Labour inspectors have started a crackdown on households suspected of under-paying or otherwise mistreating their domestic staff, child-minders, cleaners or cooks.
Wallace's World Cup wanderings
Former Rehab boss Angela Kerins is seeking damages in court over what she claims was a witch hunt'
U2 singer goes from being the worst investor in America' to a market-beater.
Ramona Nicholas built Cara Pharmacy into an Irish success story, but she says she isn’t finished yet, writes Barry J Whyte.