Post Editors

Post Editors

It’s time to consider giving targeted tax breaks to builders

It’s time to consider giving targeted tax breaks to builders

Last September, Fianna Fáil made a number of proposals to help solve Ireland’s housing crisis,...

Sentencing guidelines needed for burglaries

Sentencing guidelines needed for burglaries

Kevin Victory runs a convenience store in Kingscourt, Co Cavan. On November 30, 2015, three men b...

SBP editorial: Flood relief projects are worthy priority for the government

SBP editorial: Flood relief projects are worthy priority for the government

The flooding caused by Storm Eleanor is yet another reminder of the serious threat posed by clima...

SBP editorial: The recovery is remarkable - but it’s still fragile

SBP editorial: The recovery is remarkable - but it’s still fragile

IDA Ireland, the state’s inward investment agency, last week announced that employment at forei...

Solutions in health are long overdue

Solutions in health are long overdue

The health service will start 2018 with what amounts to a €346 million budget shortfall. The HS...

Justice reforms must be meaningful ones

Justice reforms must be meaningful ones

The Department of Justice and An Garda Síochána are two of the most critical institutions in th...

SBP editorial: We need action and accountability on trackers

SBP editorial: We need action and accountability on trackers

In an interview with this newspaper in November, Philip Lane, the governor of the Central Bank, w...

SBP editorial: Stormont politicians need to stop arguing and start governing

SBP editorial: Stormont politicians need to stop arguing and start governing

In a little over three weeks’ time it will be exactly a year since Northern Ireland’s power-s...

SBP editorial: Why the state should not sell AIB... for now

SBP editorial: Why the state should not sell AIB... for now

Bernard Byrne, the chief executive of AIB, told the Oireachtas Finance Committee last week that i...

SBP editorial: More repossessions to come as vultures prepare to swoop

SBP editorial: More repossessions to come as vultures prepare to swoop

The Central Bank’s latest quarterly figures on arrears and repossessions show that 420 owner-oc...

Brexit deal is a victory for Irish diplomacy

Brexit deal is a victory for Irish diplomacy

It is a rare day when political rhetoric matches reality. The deal agreed by Dublin as part of the EU 27 and Britain to move the Brexit talks to phase 2 is a victory for Irish diplomacy, for the government’s tougher strategy, and for the peoples of both islands.

Value of 12.5% rate under pressure

Value of 12.5% rate under pressure

Last week saw the announcement of a surge in corporation tax receipts in November – a key month for the business tax. This has put Ireland on course to exceed the budgetary targets for the year.

SBP editorial: Press must be allowed to continue asking the hard questions

SBP editorial: Press must be allowed to continue asking the hard questions

On November 5, The Sunday Business Post published a 12-month investigation into the sale of Sites...

If the election goes ahead, politics will have let the people down

If the election goes ahead, politics will have let the people down

Politics is a matter of perspective. Seeing things from all sides so that you can make decisions ...

SBP editorial: Stuck in the middle with EU... and Britain

SBP editorial: Stuck in the middle with EU... and Britain

And so it has come down to this. It is 18 months since the Brexit referendum. There are just 16 m...