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Eurozone may be only days away from fracturing

Eurozone may be only days away from fracturing

If Greece cannot reach a deal with the EU and the IMF in the coming days, the country will default on its debts, failing to make repayments to its emergency lenders.

Ownership of  media matters for democracy

Ownership of media matters for democracy

Unless laws on media ownership apply to existing companies, they are pointless

The constitutional crisis that never was

The constitutional crisis that never was

For almost a week, the country resembled the stage performance of I, Keano

Greece’s downfall, Europe’s disgrace

Greece’s downfall, Europe’s disgrace

The EU is behaving like many bullies before it by hitting the Greeks when they are at their weakest

Unions’ peace should not come at any price

Unions’ peace should not come at any price

Just last month, the government solemnly told us that it would never repeat the mistakes that left Ireland on the verge of bankruptcy. There would be no more lost decades. But that seems to have been forgotten in the rush to g

IBRC has coalition tied up in knots

IBRC has coalition tied up in knots

The setting up of a commission of investigation into IBRC is a politically motivated kick to touch

Self-employed have yet to get a fair shake

Self-employed have yet to get a fair shake

The revelations in today’s newspaper that close to 20,000 self-employed workers have been hit with a surcharge for failing to pay local property tax highlights yet again how the tax system discriminates against self-employed workers.

USC should be the seed of tax reform

USC should be the seed of tax reform

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Voluntary hospitals have a healthy future

Nothing rational about capital markets

Nothing rational about capital markets

When will we realise that market competition can actually cause damage to society?

Pragmatism pumps through Sinn Féin’s veins

Pragmatism pumps through Sinn Féin’s veins

The party suffers from an absence of a truly defined ideological edge

David shapes up to Goliath

David shapes up to Goliath

Other administrations are following Greece’s lead, and saying ‘No’ to austerity. But as resistance grows, so too does the EU’s intransigence

Familiar voices, stilled lives

Familiar voices, stilled lives

The deaths of Bill O’Herlihy and Derek Davis reminded us of the intrinsic transience of broadcasting talent, but also of the deep emotional imprint that it can leave on us

Dinner with Bulgarians, then onto Prime Time

Dinner with Bulgarians, then onto Prime Time

Patrick Neary had no time for dessert as he went on national television to reassure the country

Ten questions, one tycoon, the Dáil and a lot of [REDACTED]

Ten questions, one tycoon, the Dáil and a lot of [REDACTED]

So what’s all this about the things we can’t tell you?