Post Editors

Post Editors

Central banks in the front line as Greek people vote

Central banks in the front line as Greek people vote

Nobody knows how today's Greek election will play out or how the outcome will affect an already volatile European situation.

Break links between the banks and states

Break links between the banks and states

Can Europe find a compromise between what is needed to save the euro and what is acceptable to its electorates?

Let's hope for some good European news

Let's hope for some good European news

The flags are appearing on cars, windows and balconies. The streets will empty tonight as the country stays indoors to watch the match.

Now we need a deal on our bank debt

Now we need a deal on our bank debt

The Yes vote on the fiscal treaty should be greeted with relief more than celebration.

A CAB is needed for financial criminals

A CAB is needed for financial criminals

The investigation by the Director of Corporate Enforcement into Anglo Irish Bank is, we are told, nearing completion.

No upside to voting against the treaty

No upside to voting against the treaty

There are valid arguments on both sides - albeit few of the real ones have featured much in the public debate.

Academics need to learn tough lessons

Academics need to learn tough lessons

Few things are more important to Ireland's future prosperity than a thriving third level sector.

Whatever happens, Europe must act forcefully

Whatever happens, Europe must act forcefully

Save Greece or prepare for its exit. That is the choice facing Europe.

Sinn Féin needs some grown-up policies

Sinn Féin needs some grown-up policies

Sinn Féin's populist message of opposition to austerity, and its constant insistence that someone else can pay, are clearly paying political dividends.

EU must learn from previous mistakes

EU must learn from previous mistakes

Europe is in chaos, again. That this would happen has been entirely predictable for months now. Yet we have seen the same pattern repeated over and over again.

An iron Constitution?

An iron Constitution?

Some time in the coming weeks, if ministers judge that there will be no adverse reaction to the fiscal treaty, the Oireachtas will vote to set up a constitutional convention.

Instability is the last thing we need

Instability is the last thing we need

Most businesses, and the lobby groups representing them, are calling for a Yes vote in the fiscal treaty referendum.

Tackling the legacy of child sex abuse

Tackling the legacy of child sex abuse

Cardinal Seán Brady could surely best serve the Church he loves and to which he has devoted his life if he resigns his office.

Pension funds need case to invest here

Pension funds need case to invest here

The trade unions have been making sensible and constructive proposals about how Irish pension funds could support job creation and economic recovery through investment in Ireland.

Seeking a new deal with the troika

Seeking a new deal with the troika

The dialogue which has been used in the past - that Ireland is 'on track' and thus should be able to return on time to the financial markets - is quietly being dropped.