There are lots of review bodies, working groups and commissions. But Ireland doesn’t need any more plans – if we found a way to build houses out of old plans, we’d have the problem sorted already’
Private sector workers have a right to be enraged when a public sector worker, just by dint of a job choice, enjoys a stream of lifetime benefits
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
Dodgy housing data. Gardaí self-breathalysing. Leprechauns in national accounts. So can we trust the government’s growth rates and the fiscal space?
The reality about Brexit must take precedence over the current dubious narrative
Pay cuts, more taxpayers’ money or examinership – one of these things has to happen
Tiny states like Ireland are affected by events like what could have happened in the Netherlands far more than they affect them
We should compete for business, but be honourable about it
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.
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
Stephen Kinsella, economic commentator of the year, on whywe need to start treating Irish businesses the way we do multinationals
We should expect to see more announcements like HP
Ireland is very vulnerable to the re-nationalisation of US funds, writes Stephen Kinsella
Ireland is a European country, but culturally and economically we are much closer to the US