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Euro tax plans are on the march

Euro tax plans are on the march

The threat of corporation tax harmonisation has once again been raised in Brussels, but Ireland must hold firm

Anger is not a policy, but it’s still real

Anger is not a policy, but it’s still real

Citizens were stoic during the worst of the country’s trouble, but water proved a bridge too far

Selfies, soaps, soakings: the year in marketing

Selfies, soaps, soakings: the year in marketing

Colette Sexton examines the major media and marketing stories that unfolded in 2014

The return of the Dublin trophy home

The return of the Dublin trophy home

The quiet sell-off of Ireland

The quiet sell-off of Ireland

Government must now reconnect with the people

Government must now reconnect with the people

Time for a new artistic vision

Time for a new artistic vision

Stormont deal is a good start, but nothing more

Stormont deal is a good start, but nothing more

Last Post’s Alternative Awards 2014

Last Post’s Alternative Awards 2014

Scratching for winners: the Back Room awards

Scratching for winners: the Back Room awards

Inside politics

Keeping peace afloat

Keeping peace afloat

The Northern Ireland peace process has struggled into port for another re-fit. Is its endurance a mark of genius, or a sign that we can’t get it right?

Cooperation and conciliation

Cooperation and conciliation

In order to forge ahead in 2015 and regain voter confidence, the coalition needs to agree on specific objectives on which it can deliver

The noble council has been brought low

The noble council has been brought low

The farcical scenes in the Seanad last week belie the origins of an assembly that was once ahead of its time

It was a very good year . . .

It was a very good year . . .

For some of our politicians, 2014 went like a dream. For many others, it was a brutal and attritional 12 months to forget. Here’s our round-up of who cashed in, and who crashed to earth

The curse of overabundance

The curse of overabundance

The old adage that you can’t have too much of a good thing does not apply to global macroeconomics, unfortunately. Expect low growth and low inflation