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Employers to get access to banned drivers database

Employers to get access to banned drivers database

More than 8,000 of the 9,500 drivers disqualified last year failed to surrender their licences

Irish candidate tipped for top ECB job

Irish candidate tipped for top ECB job

Donnery has momentum over her opponents

Reaching the Summit

Reaching the Summit

Web Summit chief Paddy Cosgrave on the housing crisis, regulating the tech industry and how he struck a €110m deal with Portugal

Quotes of the week

Quotes of the week

Government ‘doing nothing’ to inform businesses of Brexit plans

Government ‘doing nothing’ to inform businesses of Brexit plans

Padraic Kierans, who runs Anglo Printers in Drogheda, Co Louth, said the government had singularly failed to deliver a Brexit-proof budget

‘No relief for the squeezed middle: rents skyrocket and mortgages are tougher to get’

‘No relief for the squeezed middle: rents skyrocket and mortgages are tougher to get’

As recently returned emigrants who are working in the gig economy and have spent recent months searching for a home to rent, Russell James Alford and Patrick Hanlon of food blog Gastro Gays are the quintessential millennials

Farmer wants land worth €4.5 million exempted from vacant site levy

Farmer wants land worth €4.5 million exempted from vacant site levy

Allan Navratil’s land near Midleton has been included by Cork County Council on its vacant site register

Twice the price to set out Ireland’s stall at Dubai Expo

Twice the price to set out Ireland’s stall at Dubai Expo

The cost of the exhibition at Expo 2020 is likely to raise eyebrows, because it is more than double the €1.7 million spent on the last international expo in Milan in 2015 – and it will have to be dismantled afterwards

Stormont suspension could scupper planned multibillion-dollar Tyrone gold mine project

Stormont suspension could scupper planned multibillion-dollar Tyrone gold mine project

Dalradian Gold is currently in the midst of a planning application for its Curraghinalt site in Tyrone. This has to be submitted for official approval by the Northern Ireland Executive – which has been suspended since January 2017

Trump’s Saudi honeymoon is over

Trump’s Saudi honeymoon is over

The disappearance and likely murder of journalist and human rights advocate Jamal Khashoggi has put the US in its most difficult diplomatic bind since 9/11

Don doubles down with barn-storming rallies on campaign trail

Don doubles down with barn-storming rallies on campaign trail

Trump deepens his support base, but it still hasn’t widened despite enjoying one of the best weeks of his presidency

Judge grants freezing order over Vikings makers’ assets as court battle rages on

Judge grants freezing order over Vikings makers’ assets as court battle rages on

Film and TV producers Morgan O’Sullivan and James Flynn are locked in a bitter dispute with fellow shareholders in Octagon Films

Irish-run forestry fund in potential client data breach

Irish-run forestry fund in potential client data breach

GWD Forestry – a British fund which since September has been run by a Spain-based Irishman called Martin Eamon Roche – has raised an estimated €33.5 million from investors for plots of forestry

‘Significant changes’ to EIIS rules proposed

‘Significant changes’ to EIIS rules proposed

Indecon recommends that applications from companies to Revenue be classified as tax returns and confirmation that a company is eligible should be final if information provided is correct and complete

More than 50 gardaí were paid €100,000 overtime since 2013

More than 50 gardaí were paid €100,000 overtime since 2013

A new report by the Department of Public Expenditure found that the cohort of 'over 50 individuals... have been earning over €20,000 in each of the last five years'