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Stephen Kinsella: DUP are hard-liners on almost every issue of interest to either the Republic or the North

Stephen Kinsella: DUP are hard-liners on almost every issue of interest to either the Republic or the North

The government they support may not show the necessary care towards their neighbours in the South. We are now in serious trouble. And then you have Brexit . . .

Noonan bows out: Stephen Kinsella on Noonanomics

Noonan bows out: Stephen Kinsella on Noonanomics

Noonanomics was a cautious combination of carefully judged sectoral policies that the Limerick TD’s stature helped to make possible

Budget 2018 must be framed as the Brexit budget

Budget 2018 must be framed as the Brexit budget

The budget must react to protect the interests of those affected by a hard Brexit. But for a Brexit budget, you need fiscal space. And that seems to be disappearing

Stephen Kinsella: Trump v Ireland Inc

Stephen Kinsella: Trump v Ireland Inc

Trump ‘plan’ is simple: it will create a vast sucking noise as the funds which enrich the IFSC and other business-friendly financial services destinations head back to the US. But it needs to turn into an actual plan first

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: 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

“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: 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

Profile Mark Carney: The Guv’nor

Profile Mark Carney: The Guv’nor

The British media has turned on the only steady hand in the post-Brexit confusion

Insurance Special: Why are we all taking a bath on our insurance?

Insurance Special: Why are we all taking a bath on our insurance?

Premiums should have been higher in the past, but weren’t, because of poor business decisions made by fee-hungry insurance companies

How low can  sterling go?

How low can sterling go?

In the wake of Brexit, British interest rates have been cut for the first time since 2009. But what next for the pound?

Invested: The full blow of Brexit

Invested: The full blow of Brexit

A yes result will be as painful for Ireland as for Britain, writes Stephen Kinsella

Europe’s sinister fairytale: it may sound like something from the Brothers Grimm

Europe’s sinister fairytale: it may sound like something from the Brothers Grimm

But the Eurozone’s situation cannot be resolved with magic spells of fiscal and monetary policy

Outlook 2016: Gombeen politics and the fear of missing out

Outlook 2016: Gombeen politics and the fear of missing out

Can we heal the nation's social and infrastructural ills?

In  Janet  we   trust?

In Janet we trust?

With the US economy bucking the global trend, Fed chair Janet Yellen has cut global markets some slack, just for now, by keeping US rates steady