Profits at Irish arm of Coca-Cola rise to €2.1bn despite drop in turnover

Dublin City Council’s five-year social housing goal falls 600 short of Department’s target

Under the Government’s Housing for All plan, an average of 9,500 new social homes are to be provided annually state-wide

Severe cut in fertiliser supply could see food prices spike this winter

Farmers are on the hook after gas hike forces cut in global production by a third, tripling costs and threatening feed supplies for livestock

Single-parent dating app raises €600k for US rollout

Jeweller claims he put €800k into account to avoid bank charges

Five Degrees: ‘There is no better group of individuals to make climate action an election issue than younger voters’

Ian Guider: Serial objectors don’t help in trying to solve the housing crisis

Tome comforts: the very best books of 2021

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Paddy Power to remove ‘risk-free’ betting from ads

The move follows a complaint in Britain after an ad campaign in the Sun newspaper and anticipates tighter rules on sector in Ireland

Single-parent dating app raises €600k for US rollout

Switch of Kerry Co-op chair may inject new life into €700m deal

Brokers back probe into Dolphin’s Irish arm

Company Watch: Greencore takes stock after surprise departure of chief executive

MEP calls for EU state aid rules to adapt to housing crisis

Kim van Sparrentak acted as rapporteur for an affordable housing report produced by the European Parliament in 2020, which said that European fiscal policies were restricting member states from investing sufficiently in housing provision

Supermarkets warned of new rules to prevent unfair trading practice

Taxi drivers demand promised fare hike to offset record fuel costs

Doherty threatens to proceed with controversial peat harvesting bill

Seasonal employment permits plan should be scrapped, says Oireachtas committee

‘Covid brought us to our knees, but the cyberattack was just a sucker-punch to the chest’

Medics describe the chaos in the wake of the HSE cyberattack in May of 2021 – and ask whether anything has been done to prevent a potential next one

Five Degrees: ‘There is no better group of individuals to make climate action an election issue than younger voters’

Bank of Ireland’s €24.5m fine lays down a marker to all lenders

‘Our plan is to basically humanise the gig economy’ – The big interview: John Ryan, founder of Gigable

Profile: Ralf Rangnick, interim manager at Manchester United

Nphet’s mission creep has become a dystopian challenge to elected government

Nphet, the advisory body on the pandemic which has a history of making bad recommendations on mask wearing, antigen tests, air filtration in schools and the booster rollout, has begun promulgating its views in the media before presenting its advice to the government

Elaine Byrne: The only difference between a drugs victim and a ‘junkie’ is their address

John Walsh: Sinn Féin may find political prose harder than opposition poetry

Ian Guider: Serial objectors don’t help in trying to solve the housing crisis

‘Solidarity levy’ could be one of many new costs of a united Ireland

Content Llama aims to raise €15 million in next funding round

Donegal-based software business has 42 staff across Ireland, the Netherlands, Ukraine and South Africa, with 20 new roles to follow

Irish software firm Skillko to top €850k in revenue

Irish firms treble Google product listings

Making It Work: Fintech looks to chat app commerce as the new ‘mega-trend’

TritonLake aims to raise €221m with partnerships in new markets

Tome comforts: the very best books of 2021

Which of the year’s crop of books should you buy for yourself and your loved ones this Christmas? Allow us to be your guide: with gems from the genres of politics, memoir, culture and fiction, there’s something here for everyone

The Great Resignation: Why are so many people quitting their jobs?

Interview: Maria Dickenson, managing director, Dubray Books

Holly Shortall: The lasting effect of media misogyny

Wine: Big cheeses of the wine-pairing world

Rich history meets modern cool in a Phibsborough period villa

Elegantly refurbished and renovated, Fernmount in Dublin 7 is on the market with a guide price of €895,000

House of the Week: Country residence with all mod cons and close to Maynooth

Hi-tech family home with landscaped garden for sale in Blackrock’s Marino Park

Fine Arts: O’Hara’s pride and joy up for grabs at Hegarty’s

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Willie O’Reilly: Iniesta’s schoolboy error could cost him dearly

The former Barcelona playmaker is in hot water after he endorsed a cryptocurrency platform on Twitter without disclosing that he had been paid to do so

Oscar-winning director conjures up Christmas magic for Boots

Making it Work: Medical start-up develops new early test for prostate cancer

Making It Work: First Shortcross whiskey raises the bar

Motoring: New Q4 e-tron offers entry point to an all-electric Audi