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Ireland must stay ahead of the FDI curve

Ireland must stay ahead of the FDI curve

There is significant competition internationally to attract multinationals and we must continue to offer a best-in-class regime for investment

Minister decides it’s time to level the playing field

Minister decides it’s time to level the playing field

Budget 2016 has moved to equalise the tax burden between the self-employed and employees, but more needs to be done

A budget crafted with votes in mind

A budget crafted with votes in mind

The detail of Budget 2016 was shaped with one eye on the upcoming general election

Cherishing the children

Cherishing the children

Childcare measures seem like good news for families, but some say they’re not enough

Michael Noonan digs in over Kelly’s calls for rent certainty

Michael Noonan digs in over Kelly’s calls for rent certainty

Kelly clashed angrily with Noonan at a cabinet committee meeting attended by the Taoiseach and Tánaiste

The Honohan Files

The Honohan Files

The correspondence that reveals how the governor pressed for cuts ahead of budgets 2013 and 2014

BUDGET 2016: A giveaway budget

BUDGET 2016: A giveaway budget

From childcare to health to exercising restraint close to an election, the budget is prey to many conundrums

BUDGET 2016: Brian Keegan on where he thinks the money should be spent

BUDGET 2016: Brian Keegan on where he thinks the money should be spent

The government has already announced the total value of the tax package for Budget 2016 at between €600 million and €750 million

ARCHIVE: The story of Michael Noonan has many twists and turns

ARCHIVE: The story of Michael Noonan has many twists and turns

Was there ever a political comeback quite like Michael Noonan’s?

EXCLUSIVE: €1,000 a year for the squeezed middle in budget giveaway

EXCLUSIVE: €1,000 a year for the squeezed middle in budget giveaway

Election row overshadows tax cuts and spending spree

FF: families spend €3,000 a year on health expenses

FF: families spend €3,000 a year on health expenses

Around €2.4 billion is spent on private medical insurance annually

Noonan must call time on endless crisis

Noonan must call time on endless crisis

Budget must introduce measures to address the housing crisis, and lay down markers for a sustainable property sector

Tax changes are an opportunity

Tax changes are an opportunity

In the new world order, we will be a model country in many regards when it comes to a tax system.

Central Bank rules blamed for sluggish house sales

Central Bank rules blamed for sluggish house sales

Patrick Honohan has said that the bank is “not dissatisfied” with the impact of its new mortgage lending rules

Our rental market needs to be regulated

Our rental market needs to be regulated

Rent regulation ought to be introduced to our housing market without delay. Here are seven good reasons why...