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Savvi boss: Credit unions ‘have to be prepared to repossess homes’

Savvi boss: Credit unions ‘have to be prepared to repossess homes’

Robert Cooper thinks that Irish credit unions of all sizes need to be allowed to begin lending larger amounts of money for longer periods, including home loans

Ireland’s Extinction Rebellion claims business support

Ireland’s Extinction Rebellion claims business support

The business community is starting to get behind the demands for drastic measures to be taken to tackle climate change

US Facebook staff will jet in to monitor site during Europe vote

US Facebook staff will jet in to monitor site during Europe vote

Facebook's relying on US staff has caused some concern among transparency campaigners

Ex-councillor suing owner of firebombed Rooskey Hotel

Ex-councillor suing owner of firebombed Rooskey Hotel

Court filings show that former county councillor James Keogh, who wanted to lease the former hotel for use as a direct provision centre, is suing James Kiernan, the owner of the hotel, along with a group of investors who wanted to buy it from him

Plan for new cricket oval and velodrome in Blanchardstown

Plan for new cricket oval and velodrome in Blanchardstown

Sport Ireland is currently revising its existing decade-old Sport Ireland campus masterplan, with plans to add a number of new facilities to its headquarters

Missing pension task force back in action

Missing pension task force back in action

The tracing service helps companies reunite former workers with lost or forgotten pension entitlements. Pension providers can ask the Department of Social Protection for help in finding accurate information for former staff

Exclusive: Leaked files reveal fresh problems for children’s hospital

Exclusive: Leaked files reveal fresh problems for children’s hospital

Dire warnings from outgoing project director in department documents

Red C poll shows Fine Gael set to hold four European election seats

Red C poll shows Fine Gael set to hold four European election seats

The poll ratings give Fine Gael a strong chance of retaining two seats in the five-seater Ireland South constituency, where sitting MEPs Deirdre Clune and Seán Kelly are running with Minister of State Andrew Doyle

Ireland to co-spearhead coalition at UN Climate Summit

Ireland to co-spearhead coalition at UN Climate Summit

Ireland and the Marshall Islands are to lead a special track on the issues of Youth Engagement and Public Mobilisation at the 2019 UN Climate Action Summit

Brexit spurs Dublin property boom, luring debt investors

Brexit spurs Dublin property boom, luring debt investors

Dilosk, which lends to buy-to-let investors in Ireland, has become the biggest player in the sector

Chambers Ireland establishes Low Carbon Economy Taskforce

Chambers Ireland establishes Low Carbon Economy Taskforce

Transitioning to a low carbon economy has been identified has been identified as a key priority by the Chamber Network

Link carbon tax to emissions targets, urges IEA

Link carbon tax to emissions targets, urges IEA

The energy body has warned that Ireland’s overall energy system remains heavily reliant on fossil fuels, and is on course to miss carbon emissions reduction targets for 2020 'by a large margin'

There are not enough people in the Dáíl speaking up for the private sector. The private sector is not some kind of nefarious activity

There are not enough people in the Dáíl speaking up for the private sector. The private sector is not some kind of nefarious activity

As he prepares for a new career as a banking insider, Brian Hayes looks back on half a life in politics – and regrets that he got into the game too early

‘I believe that you get more from giving than spending’

‘I believe that you get more from giving than spending’

Philanthropy in Ireland lags behind most other countries. But retired businessman Tom Cavanagh, who recently won an award for a lifetime of giving, says it has enhanced his life as well as transforming communities across the country

Future tense: Brexit casts its shadow over the North

Future tense: Brexit casts its shadow over the North

A hard Brexit may be off the table for now, but fear is rising in the North about how Britain’s EU departure is radicalising a new generation