The vast majority of commercial state companies have not imposed pay cuts over the past three years, a Sunday Business Post survey has found.
Patients in Ireland have the highest risks of dying after surgery of any country in western Europe and one of the highest in the whole of Europe, according to a new study.
Savings this year under the revised extension to the Croke Park agreement are likely to be about €250 million, rather than the €300 million originally sought.
So, after all, we will have a bank inquiry. There will be some grandstanding, of course, but there is no doubt that there are questions to be answered.
Irish craft makers will have their designs exhibited in special window displays at Dublin's Brown Thomas, as well as throughout the store, until June 15.
Bus Eireann is to target its Expressway network in a bid to make savings, with reductions likely on some routes.
The Special Delivery Unit has been given a national intervention fund of €18 million to deal with the increase in hospital waiting times around the country.
Some €400 million of debt will transfer with Bord Gáis Energy when it is sold by the state later this year.
Justice minister Alan Shatter is under fire from a Garda body and the opposition, following claims by Independent TD Mick Wallace that the minister had tried to "discredit" him.
Ireland's multinational tax rules will be back in the spotlight this week, when Apple chief executive Tim Cook appears before a US Senate committee to discuss the company's tax affairs.
Intel's global chief technology officer has endorsed the company's Leixlip plant and promised that it is to have a key role in cutting-edge manufacturing.
The possibility of merging Coillte and Bord na Móna is under "active consideration" by government, the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform has confirmed.
Oscar-nominated Irish animation studio Brown Bag Films has seen its turnover rise to €5.6 million as the company expands.
Thousands of Irish consumers look set to receive refunds from financial institutions in relation to mis-sold payment protection insurance policies.
Telecoms firm Digiweb is lining up a number of European acquisitions in the next two years, after clearing all debts and recruiting investment bank Morgan Stanley as a shareholder.
A high-level government-established committee is recruiting consultants to help it map out a future for Ireland West Airport Knock.
Leo Kearns, chief executive of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, has been seconded to the HSE to take up a key role as the National Lead for Transformation and Change.
UBS Investment Bank has been retained to value the trading business owned by the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation as part of the liquidation of the former Anglo Irish Bank.
An independent group is to be established by the government to review apprenticeship training in Ireland, following a collapse in the numbers taken on in the trades.
The communications regulator has been given the green light to introduce new rules to prevent potential anti-competitive behaviour by RTE's broadcasting network.
Irish retail chain Heatons is embroiled in a competition case with its part-owner, English retail tycoon Mike Ashley.
An Irish arm of BlackRock Asset Management, the global financial asset management company that stress-tested the Irish banks as part of the bailout, increased its profit last year.
Irish engineering design and project management group DPS Engineering has announced a major expansion of its operation in Massachusetts in the United States.
Screening of patients with diabetes for eye disease has begun, and the National Cancer Screening Service is aiming to screen about 50,000 patients this year.
The Oireachtas health committee's deliberations on the proposed abortion legislation will continue in Leinster House tomorrow morning.
The Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) has launched a High Court case against Seán O'Driscoll, the chief executive of Glen Dimplex, over loans totalling €1.8 million.
Serial entrepreneur Gerry Brandon has signed a €3 million joint venture agreement with a view to developing biodegradable human implants and bringing them to market.
A karaoke company launched by digital business pioneer Martha Lane Fox has expanded into Ireland.
The chief executive of Communicorp's 98FM, Chris Doyle, is to leave the station next month.
The Irish owners of the Racing Post have taken a £5.7 million writedown on the goodwill associated with the newspaper, bringing total writedowns for the past two years to £60 million.
For Brendan Howlin, it is the most delicate balancing act of his career; for the unions, it is a question of what they would gain by going to war, writes Pat Leahy.
While the Croke Park II proposals were voted down emphatically just over a month ago, exploratory talks at the Labour Relations Commission have met with greater success.
Ireland will be shifting uncomfortably, thanks to the controversies over Google's and Apple's tax affairs, writes Cliff Taylor.
Many state bodies are continuing to award increments, bonuses and performance payments, writes Nicola Cooke.
Individual payroll costs have remained high at many of the commercial state companies.
It is hoped that the sale of Bord Gáis Energy will net the state up to €1.5 billion, writes Samantha McCaughren.
Acrimony and hostility are filling the air in Dublin 2 as a row between commercial and cultural interests gathers pace, writes Fearghal O'Connor.
A major European report found that Ireland has one of the worst post-operative mortality rates of the 28 countries surveyed, writes Susan Mitchell.
There are opportunities for manufacturing businesses in Ireland, as Philip O'Doherty has proven on the Inishowen peninsula, writes Richard Curran.
The bestselling author of The Da Vinci Code has published a new thriller inspired by the poetry of Dante.
There were mixed results last week, with major media organisations all giving indications of where their future may lie, writes Samantha McCaughren.
The BAI will publish its own children's commercial code soon, but there has been plenty of dissent, writes Michelle Devane.
An aspirational rebrand by the Dublin-based digital marketing agency formerly known as Cybercom ended last week after 18 months.
Vice magazine's bold approach has seen it grow into a publishing powerhouse - and managing director Matt Elek says its quest for world domination is far from over, writes Shane Hickey.
More than one-third of men who are married or living with partners describe themselves as the "sole decision-maker" when it comes to purchases, according to research by Carat Ireland.
Conor Faughnan, director of consumer affairs, AA Ireland.