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Irish citizenship may not be passport to EU benefits

Irish citizenship may not be passport to EU benefits

Though the focus has been on avoiding border checkpoints, the question of allowing Northern Irish citizens keep the perks of EU citizenship is proving 'tricky', Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said last week

Central Bank says mortgage code 'working' for sold-off loans

Central Bank says mortgage code 'working' for sold-off loans

The report, which focused on borrowers whose loans have been sold by the banks to so-called vulture funds, was commissioned by Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe

‘An act of betrayal’

‘An act of betrayal’

Architect Jerry Ryan is suing his friend Barry English over alleged misappropriation of funds, in a complex legal battle that has become remarkably bitter and personal

Nama reviews €352m Quinlan Private loans sale

Nama reviews €352m Quinlan Private loans sale

TD Mick Wallace raised questions after it emerged that the directors of buyer Clairvue-Nantes include Mark Donnelly, who is a former Quinlan employee

McCourt told department officials about planned extra Enet investment

McCourt told department officials about planned extra Enet investment

Opposition politicians have said they have 'serious concerns' about new documents that reveal details of David McCourt’s dealings with senior officials during the procurement process for the National Broadband Plan

Homeless executive paid €255,000 in finders’ fees to estate agents

Homeless executive paid €255,000 in finders’ fees to estate agents

The Dublin Regional Homeless Executive began paying estate agents finder’s fees to identify and secure tenancies for homeless families last November

Surge in British funds coming to Ireland as Brexit talks heat up

Surge in British funds coming to Ireland as Brexit talks heat up

The Central Bank has seen a surge of funds seeking authorisation to operate here in recent months as the financial services sector steps up its preparations for a disorderly Brexit

Sports Surgery Clinic in investor bust-up

Sports Surgery Clinic in investor bust-up

A group of investors at the Sports Surgery Clinic in Santry in Dublin are claiming minority shareholder oppression at the business run by former Manchester United and Ireland player Kevin Moran and his orthopaedic surgeon brother Ray

Department probes claims of bogus self-employment of pilots at Ryanair

Department probes claims of bogus self-employment of pilots at Ryanair

IALPA dossier calls on officials to deal with status of Ryanair’s contractor pilots

Welfare offices to be ranked in new league table

Welfare offices to be ranked in new league table

The system was supposed to have been implemented two years ago, but has been held up due to the implementation of a new activation and case management system for helping unemployed people

How Trump made a brand out of stupidity

How Trump made a brand out of stupidity

A new book on the current White House administration is perhaps the most frightening yet, exposing wilful ignorance and deliberate neglect designed to undermine the very architecture of government

A community hit twice as fires engulf California

A community hit twice as fires engulf California

As the residents of Thousand Oaks in California struggled to come to terms with the latest US mass shooting, events were soon to be overtaken by new disaster, as a nearby wildfire ran quickly out of control claiming more lives

Tough trials ahead for Trump’s new legal adviser

Tough trials ahead for Trump’s new legal adviser

There was little surprise and few tears shed over the sacking of Trump’s attorney general Jeff Sessions, but his replacement has been greeted with derision by the justice department. Meanwhile, the Mueller investigation is working steadily to its conclusion

Power: The rise of China will change global relationships

Power: The rise of China will change global relationships

In the US there is broad agreement between Democrats and Republicans to push China to alter its unfair trade and economic policies, according to former US ambassador to the UN Samantha Power

Magan condemns ‘extortionate’ fees levied by trustees of Castletown Cox

Magan condemns ‘extortionate’ fees levied by trustees of Castletown Cox

The Conservative Party peer, who lives in Kensington, London, is locked in a legal battle with the trust over the €19 million sale of the 500-acre estate, which he bought in 1991