Ian Guider: Will Covid-19 be used to buy vital assets on the cheap?
If a big takeover offer ever appeared for one of Ireland‘’s small handful of global multinationals, it is unlikely that the government would block it
The most controversial decision that Boris Johnson has taken in his short time as British prime minister has had nothing to do with Brexit, or even Covid-19.
Earlier this year, Johnson gave the approval for Huawei to be allowed a role in building the country's 5G network. The decision to allow the Chinese telecoms equipment maker access has been so controversial that his predecessor Theresa May put it off for years, knowing the widespread opposition...
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Aidan Regan: A tale of one city and a two-tier economy operating beneath it
If you exclude Luxembourg, Dublin is ranked as the most expensive city in the EU to live in but scores poorly for quality of life, especially if you are in the bottom 70 per cent of earners, rent and have children
Ian Guider: Budget does too little to meet the enormous challenges we face
Budget 2022 doled out a small amount of money to everyone and everything, and not enough to those most in need of it
Dan O’Brien: Politicians on populist spending sprees are a worry for the financial grown-ups
The risk-blindness and complacency of the bad old days seem to be back with the political class acting as though the spending of borrowed money will solve every ill
Future of many thousands of jobs uncertain, warns Central Bank
About 320,000 jobs are still being supported by the pandemic employment wage subsidy scheme – which means uncertainty for those workers when scheme winds down