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Cosgrave’s juvenile stunts take focus off the tax issue

Cosgrave’s juvenile stunts take focus off the tax issue

If the Web Summit boss wants to raise a debate about the Irish tax system, he really needs to rethink his strategy

European election could be final straw for British government

European election could be final straw for British government

With polls in Britain showing a decisive leap to the right among voters, and new parties coming out of the woodwork, Ireland must brace itself for yet more Brexit chaos

Stephen Kinsella on economics

Stephen Kinsella on economics

Charities do good work, but given the sensitive work they do, and the funding they receive, as organisations they deserve our scrutiny

Outdated views destroy young lives

Outdated views destroy young lives

Those responsible for the murder of Lyra McKee are corrupted by a romanticised version of militant republicanism

Zappone's plea from the heart is for all of us

Zappone's plea from the heart is for all of us

If more than 900 babies could die without record of burial, how many babies lived and died without any record of their existence?

Off Message

Off Message

We cannot stick our heads in the sand and pretend that Lisa Smith, the Isis bride, does not exist. If we are to have any hope of combating radicalisation, we must first understand it

Helping those who can already help themselves

Helping those who can already help themselves

If you’re able to provide for yourself, then the state shouldn’t intercede to provide you with personal or corporate welfare

Way down in the hole, the cosmic ballet unfolds

Way down in the hole, the cosmic ballet unfolds

Last Wednesday’s first ever photograph of a black hole was just the latest episode in what have been an amazing few years for space discovery

INM’s best hope is to go private

INM’s best hope is to go private

Struggling Indo can be saved by owners with vision – like the venture capitalists who turned around the Radio Times

The Tax Take: Gig economy is next front in battle for fair taxation

The Tax Take: Gig economy is next front in battle for fair taxation

Tech has outstripped the capacity of 100-year-old tax rules, but OECD revenue authorities have these flexible transactions in their crosshairs

Market Talk: Drop the canapés and put the heat on bosses

Market Talk: Drop the canapés and put the heat on bosses

It’s agm season, so what can we expect this year?

Giving the classics an electric new lease of life

Giving the classics an electric new lease of life

Classic cars can be enjoyed even if petrol power is outlawed, as I discovered when I took a rather special Ferrari for a spin

Barry J Whyte on Business

Barry J Whyte on Business

Health insurance is worth the cost in the long run

Health insurance is worth the cost in the long run

If you think you can’t afford health cover, start saving – because the public health services are only going to get worse

Stephen Kinsella on Immigration

Stephen Kinsella on Immigration

Ireland is by far the most successful country in the EU at integrating migrants, and it’s vital that debate on the issue is not allowed to descend into emotional soundbites.