Brian Keegan: Supporting businesses and jobs is key to recovery
Making sure companies have cashflow – and empowering the public sector – will help the country get back on its feet after Covid-19
Last week, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe promised to publish a policy response to support the recovery. He has made the point in the past that while many people have great ideas as to how money should be spent in our economy, few make proposals as to how money might be raised.
In happier times, it was relatively straightforward, though never popular, to raise additional taxes. But that was then and this is now. In...
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Susan O’Keeffe: Public wants clarity, not false promises, from government
Stephen Donnelly may be pledging more than he can deliver on vaccines while the new Living with Covid plan is short on detail and has brought more confusion. We deserve better
Paul Johnston: Britain’s priorities for UN Security Council align with Irish interests too
Tackling climate change and Covid-19, and trying to prevent conflicts, are key goals
Nadine O’Regan: Vaccine envy is a terrible thing to taste
It’s hard to look at the swift rollout of coronavirus vaccinations in other countries and not feel at least a pang of envy
Emer McLysaght: Meeting the many manifestations of lockdown madness head on
In these strange days, the only consolation is the knowledge that everybody else has gone a little bit crazy too