Semi-state employer pension contributions average 17%.
The civil war between shareholders at NTR will move to the public stage at the company's agm in Dublin this week.
Hospitals are on course to spend a quarter of a billion euro on agency staff this year, even as the new health minister Leo Varadkar pledges to reduce this cost.
It was an unprecedented recession.
Sun shines on bigger and better Electric Picnic.
Fewer than one-third of the 155 hospital consultant posts advertised have been filled.
The head of the Irish Prison Service has said that he believes the next series of Love/Hate will give the public an ''insight into prison life.
Businessman John Flynn's minority stake in the Blackrock Clinic is set to be put up for sale this week.
Many struggling low-income debtors are being left with little choice but to turn to bankruptcy due to the restrictive rules that apply to debt relief notices.
More than €8.6 million has flowed into the coffers of local authorities in the last week .
The consumption of raw juice in Ireland is moving from craze to industry; not since the skinny cappuccino has a drink prompted such a gold rush, writes Siobhán Brett.
The pay packet of chief executive Tony O'Reilly junior continues to grow, writes Barry J Whyte.
Irish online video firm Sonru has secured new investment in the region of €1.5 million to fuel its expansion plans, the company confirmed last week.
CBS is preparing to air a new primetime drama based on the story of brilliant misfit' Irishman Walter O'Brien. Niall Stanage reports.
The Data Protection Commissioner has dealt with only 12 individual requests regarding refusals by Google to remove search results under.
Dublin's Gaelic footballers might be in rude health on the field, but that hasn't yet converted to an all-conquering brand when it comes to attracting advertisers.
Some landlords are hiking rents for students by anything from €60 a month because of anticipated water charges.
The Irish online video firm Sonru has secured new investment in the region of €1.5 million to fuel its expansion plans, the company confirmed last week.
The new selling season is about to kick off and the bullish property sector is gearing up for another busy autumn.
There will be a lively beat on the streets around Dublin’s Docklands at 7.30pm on Tuesday.
A golf start-up backed by daily deals millionaire Paul Kenny and other well-known investors is set to launch before the end of this year.
Dublin benefits from city-hopping tourism but, outside other main tourist centres, the situation remains challenging'
Fáilte Ireland is planning to launch a new tourism strategy for the south and east of the country.
Ex-Ryanair linchpin brings growth savvy to Irish tourism body
Scotland's political Midas.
Relief may now be on the way for taxpayers, but someone will have to pay the price, writes Brian Keegan.
Irish Army teams play key supportive role giving covering fire and defusing bombs.
Scotland's political Midas.
When Enda Kenny reshuffled his cabinet, attention focused on the changes of Labour ministers.
A *Sunday Business Post* survey reveals that many of the sector's employees enjoyed pay rises despite the economic downturn.
New small business and start-up forum called Business Action Group is launched.
A new Party of Change? Change back, more like.
Women who wish to terminate pregnancies after a diagnosis of a fatal foetal abnormality can now face delays in accessing treatment in Britain, writes Susan Mitchell.
An investment banker has replaced a leftist at the helm of France's economic policy, writes Thomas Hubert in Paris.
The mounting humanitarian crisis is being ignored by Western media, writes Séamus Martin.
O'Reilly's keeping it country
People with roots in Ireland can be found at the apex of every sector of US society, writes Niall Stanage.
The prospects of Dublin GAA commercialising its huge advantage of population face many bumps in the road ahead
Ewan MacKenna: We all know that numbers make a difference in a sport with no transfers
John Gillick of AIG.
Talk of Dublin crushing the rest of the country is a little premature, given that they have won just four All-Ireland titles since 1983, writes Frank Shouldice.
Bet on Dublin: it's the only game in town
Rich in heritage, but hampered by a lack of jobs, the city of Waterford is banking on tourism to give its economic fortunes a lift.
Amazon is the world's biggest online retailer, with global net revenue of $74 billion.
The precise nature of the deal between the station and Denis O'Brien's empire has yet to be finalised, writes Siobhán Brett.
The editor's job at the Irish Independent is to be advertised soon.
Irish TV is understood to be in tentative negotiations with IRS Plus.
Speakers set for Skillnet
Michael Donnellan, director general of the Irish Prison Service, says Ireland's social policy needs an overhaul to help combat crime, writes Michael Brennan.
The Sunday Business Post will host the Future of Food Summit on October 23.