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Sinn Féin’s frequent flyer tax is an idea with wings

Sinn Féin’s frequent flyer tax is an idea with wings

Party researching €5 levy for people taking more than six flights a year

Nobel goes to economists fighting global poverty

Nobel goes to economists fighting global poverty

Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer honoured for "experimental approach"

Supermac's Longford service station project rejected

Supermac's Longford service station project rejected

Planning board says development would draw retail traffic away from city centre

How green is Capitol Hill?

How green is Capitol Hill?

Playwright Bonnie Greer’s remarks on the BBC about the strength of feeling for Ireland in the US caused quite a storm. But is our emotional and political influence still as powerful in the US as we would like to believe?

The American author who became our hero

The American author who became our hero

How true was Bonnie Greer’s statement that ‘the United States is Irish’?

How true was Bonnie Greer’s statement that ‘the United States is Irish’?

A budget consistent with a centre-right approach to tax and spend policies

A budget consistent with a centre-right approach to tax and spend policies

Like Paschal Donohoe, Christian Democrats across Europe support the social state. And they’re also reluctant to cut income taxes

Chasing the monster that is Brexit toward extinction

Chasing the monster that is Brexit toward extinction

For some time now, British prime minister Boris Johnson has looked as out of place as the pink boat on Merrion Street belonging to the Irish branch of Extinction Rebellion

Is there light at the end of the tunnel for Johnson?

Is there light at the end of the tunnel for Johnson?

Boris Johnson faces the biggest week of his career as the fate of Brexit hangs in the balance. Can he possibly succeed?

Heaslip: I’m not all of a sudden friends with Eddie O’Sullivan

Heaslip: I’m not all of a sudden friends with Eddie O’Sullivan

Former Ireland international outlines testy relationship with the former Ireland manager in his new autobiography

Sunday interview: Eirgrid chief executive Mark Foley

Sunday interview: Eirgrid chief executive Mark Foley

Eirgrid boss Mark Foley is responsible for the country’s electricity infrastructure and supply in a time of dramatic change to renewable sources of energy

Family law sittings to have standalone hearings in key reform sought for years

Family law sittings to have standalone hearings in key reform sought for years

Family law sittings will be held at a different time and place to ordinary court sittings under reforms due to be announced by Charlie Flanagan by the end of the year

National women’s hockey team in sports bra partnership with Queen B

National women’s hockey team in sports bra partnership with Queen B

Hockey Ireland has agreed to make Queen B, founded by sisters Brid Ryan and Aedin Corbyn, the official sports bra provider to the women’s national team

Tide turns against shared living concept

Tide turns against shared living concept

Reservations about their locations and standards of accommodation, as well as a political backlash, mean developers are having trouble getting planning for schemes

Beneficial ownership amendment to be added to investment measure

Beneficial ownership amendment to be added to investment measure

The government will introduce an amendment to the Investment Limited Partnership (ILP) bill to ensure the fund structures are covered by beneficial ownership legislation