Is Ireland preparing its economy for the previous war?
Overall, the economy is in decent shape, but it’s clear we could be in for some tough challenges ahead
The turnaround story in the most obviously damaged parts of the Irish economy, over the last few years, has been impressive.
Remember when our banks - followed shortly by the state itself - had massive holes blown in them? Remember when the bond markets were too stormy for us to enter? Well, all those risks have receded, according to the draft Stability Programme Update published yesterday.
The Department of Finance found that risks emanating from...
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Private rental sector remains strong despite Covid-19
Demand continues to outstrip supply in both residential and PRS markets, while developers adapt new build designs to take the pandemic into account
How the programme for government will shape housing
Several strategic changes offer an opportunity for positive reform of planning and development
Comment: US must defuse Covid-19’s ticking time bomb of debt
The United States cannot defeat the pandemic like a military foe but it can learn from looking back at its post-war economic recovery