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Government faces legal challenge after axeing climate bill

Government faces legal challenge after axeing climate bill

People Before Profit TD Brid Smith said this weekend that she was currently taking legal advice, and that she believed there were substantial grounds for a challenge

New influx of overseas fraudsters deepens our insurance crisis

New influx of overseas fraudsters deepens our insurance crisis

Aviva Ireland, one of the country’s largest insurers, has dealt with 50 cases of suspected insurance fraud committed by people travelling from Britain in the last three years alone

Builders and retailers caught in €1.5bn Revenue crackdown

Builders and retailers caught in €1.5bn Revenue crackdown

The tax authority conducted more than 16,230 audits over the past three years as well as quizzing thousands more taxpayers on their affairs through less invasive interventions such as interviews

Hall defends comments on ‘tsunami’ of repossessions

Hall defends comments on ‘tsunami’ of repossessions

Hall, who runs the iCare housing body, said most of the mortgage loans acquired by investment funds have been transferred only in the last two years and it will take time before the solution they enacted will become apparent

Bitsane chief to complain to Europol over vanished millions on offline site

Bitsane chief to complain to Europol over vanished millions on offline site

Former contractor denies any link to the disappeared millions at the cryptocurrency exchange

Penalties on quarterly and half-yearly renewals of motor tax worth €48m

Penalties on quarterly and half-yearly renewals of motor tax worth €48m

50 per cent of all payments of motor tax in the country were paid on a quarterly basis in 2018

Housing shortage pushes Living Wage up to €12.30 per hour

Housing shortage pushes Living Wage up to €12.30 per hour

A new report from the Living Wage Technical Group yesterday announced that Ireland's Living Wage had increased by 40c since last year

High finance: The business of medical marijuana

High finance: The business of medical marijuana

Medical marijuana is predicted to soon become a €55 billion industry in Europe, and a number of Irish businesspeople are leading the charge as they navigate a minefield of regulations across the world

The media minder: Profile of BAI CEO Michael O’Keeffe

The media minder: Profile of BAI CEO Michael O’Keeffe

The career regulator has proposed that the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland be part of a new body to police the internet

Misery in Montrose: RTÉ's funding crisis

Misery in Montrose: RTÉ's funding crisis

With a deficit of €13 million, the national broadcaster faces an ongoing funding crisis, and none of the options put forward to solve it will be popular

Will Reid manage to go where no HSE boss has gone before?

Will Reid manage to go where no HSE boss has gone before?

Director general Paul Reid’s mission is to end the era of broken budgets, but there is already pushback from within the health service

Brexit, the budget and a minister’s tough choices

Brexit, the budget and a minister’s tough choices

The idea of a disorderly Brexit is worrying for a government that has struggled recently to keep a grip on the national finances

HSE forced to backtrack on delivery contract after complaints

HSE forced to backtrack on delivery contract after complaints

The health service changed to a different delivery provider over a year ago, but failed deliveries have caused distress and embarrassment to patients since then

War of words over consent on gene data

War of words over consent on gene data

A Chinese-backed Irish company’s plans to harvest the genetic data of half a million Irish people is threatened by stringent new European rules

Consumer watchdog powerless against British-registered company Click.ie

Consumer watchdog powerless against British-registered company Click.ie