Stephen Kinsella

Stephen Kinsella

Articles by Stephen Kinsella

Stephen Kinsella: May has left Ireland with volatility and the prospect of a nearer hard Brexit

Stephen Kinsella: May has left Ireland with volatility and the prospect of a nearer hard Brexit

In the wake of Britain's snap election, Ireland's ability to adjust in the face of uncertainty like this is probably our greatest asset

Stephen Kinsella: Ireland is having difficulty with official statistics

Stephen Kinsella: Ireland is having difficulty with official statistics

Dodgy housing data. Gardaí self-breathalysing. Leprechauns in national accounts. So can we trust the government’s growth rates and the fiscal space?

Stephen Kinsella: Ireland’s property timebomb

Stephen Kinsella: Ireland’s property timebomb

House prices are surging, leading to fears of another bubble. And there are simply not enough houses being built.

Stephen Kinsella: Bus Éireann’s three remaining routes

Stephen Kinsella: Bus Éireann’s three remaining routes

Pay cuts, more taxpayers’ money or examinership – one of these things has to happen

Stephen Kinsella: Brexit isn't about trade, or migration. It’s about power

Stephen Kinsella: Brexit isn't about trade, or migration. It’s about power

The reality about Brexit must take precedence over the current dubious narrative

Stephen Kinsella: Careful what you wish for in battle over FDI

Stephen Kinsella: Careful what you wish for in battle over FDI

We should compete for business, but be honourable about it

Stephen Kinsella: Ireland must focus on mitigating the external risks to our economy

Stephen Kinsella: Ireland must focus on mitigating the external risks to our economy

Tiny states like Ireland are affected by events like what could have happened in the Netherlands far more than they affect them

Stephen Kinsella: Bus Éireann should be let go to the wall. An Post should not.

Stephen Kinsella: Bus Éireann should be let go to the wall. An Post should not.

An Post should be expanded, transformed and the regulations crippling its growth should be removed. Thirty years of data proves An Post has a future.

Stephen Kinsella: How Ireland can survive the flight from Britain’s shadow

Stephen Kinsella: How Ireland can survive the flight from Britain’s shadow

The way forward in the onrushing crisis that is Brexit is to pump money and resources into supporting our domestic firms in diversifying away from Britain

Can An Post be saved?

Can An Post be saved?

An Post’s new chief executive David McRedmond will have to make some hard decisions to reverse the fortunes of the post office network

Stephen Kinsella: I would let Bus Éireann go

Stephen Kinsella: I would let Bus Éireann go

It's pretty clear that Bus Éireann is an expensive intervention the state no longer needs

“Ireland is the Lionel Messi of getting other people’s money. Trump might end that."

“Ireland is the Lionel Messi of getting other people’s money. Trump might end that."

Stephen Kinsella, economic commentator of the year, on whywe need to start treating Irish businesses the way we do multinationals

Stephen Kinsella: 'Tiny open economies like Ireland are more vulnerable than most to negative technology shocks'

Stephen Kinsella: 'Tiny open economies like Ireland are more vulnerable than most to negative technology shocks'

We should expect to see more announcements like HP

‘Trump’s not draining the swamp. He’s filling it up, and stoking another banking crisis

‘Trump’s not draining the swamp. He’s filling it up, and stoking another banking crisis

Ireland is very vulnerable to the re-nationalisation of US funds, writes Stephen Kinsella

Stephen Kinsella: US economic model not best for Irish workers

Stephen Kinsella: US economic model not best for Irish workers

Ireland is a European country, but culturally and economically we are much closer to the US