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Banking on a soft landing

Banking on a soft landing

John Hurley, the former governor of the Central Bank, told the banking inquiry that his organisation was too eager to believe in the prospect of a ‘soft landing’

Competition Commission examining Petrogas deal

Competition Commission examining Petrogas deal

€100 million for ESB workers

€100 million for ESB workers

ESB workers to be offered €100 million share bailout deal.

Back Page: Irish politicians seek lessons from British election

Back Page: Irish politicians seek lessons from British election

FG and Labour had eyes on the ground in London to learn tactics from an election campaign in which the Tories used heavy-hitting US political consultants

Big companies claim bulk of R&D relief from Revenue

Big companies claim bulk of R&D relief from Revenue

Noonan signals fresh review of inheritance tax

Noonan signals fresh review of inheritance tax

Referendum looks likely to be passed

Referendum looks likely to be passed

Momentum is with the No side, but the Yes campaign looks too far ahead to be caught

Katherine Zappone Interview: The greatest of these is love

Katherine Zappone Interview: The greatest of these is love

Zappone and partner Dr Ann Louise Gilligan spoke to Fiona Ness in May 2015

The uninformed and the wisdom of the crowds

The uninformed and the wisdom of the crowds

Understanding and predicting the referendum means finding ways to divine the intentions of those who see themselves as uniformed, and those who fall within a ‘spiral of silence’

Banking Inquiry: Where money and politics never meet

Banking Inquiry: Where money and politics never meet

No conflicts of interest in the auctioneering business, no builders with cosy political relationships - the perfect world of pre-bust Ireland

A sign of things to come

A sign of things to come

The Carlow-Kilkenny by-election is the dress rehearsal for next year’s general election

Taxman focus on share options could net millions

Taxman focus on share options could net millions

House stamp duty raises €270m for state coffers in four years

House stamp duty raises €270m for state coffers in four years

No side closes poll gap, but Yes is still well ahead

No side closes poll gap, but Yes is still well ahead

Referendum on presidency gives new meaning to youth vote

Referendum on presidency gives new meaning to youth vote

We can send a message to the world if we reduce the age at which you can run for the Áras