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Department of Finance lends its weight to pensions probe

Department of Finance lends its weight to pensions probe

Former RSA boss claims he was insurance firm’s ‘fall guy’

Former RSA boss claims he was insurance firm’s ‘fall guy’

l Employment Appeals Tribunal will hear case for constructive dismissal this week

Banking inquiry week 9: Avoiding the meat of the matter?

Banking inquiry week 9: Avoiding the meat of the matter?

In a memorable interview with RTE’s Prime Time in April 2009, Peter Bacon was in no mood to justify the ethical rationale for why Nama was necessary.

Developers to be grilled at banking inquiry to explain actions in boom

Developers to be grilled at banking inquiry to explain actions in boom

High profile property developers will be summoned before the banking inquiry to explain their actions and business activities during the boom, despite concerns among backroom staff at the committee that there is insufficient evidence to compel the bu

FG TDs back Labour bill to cut bankruptcy period to a year

FG TDs back Labour bill to cut bankruptcy period to a year

€2m in tax exemptions for donations of heritage items over last four years

€2m in tax exemptions for donations of heritage items over last four years

Stroke  victims  miss  out  on  clot-busting  drug

Stroke victims miss out on clot-busting drug

Use by hospitals of a treatment that can lessen the impact of a stroke varies widely across the country

Coalition can afford to spend on big projects, says Citi

Coalition can afford to spend on big projects, says Citi

l Spending would not affect deficit, claims banking giant . Certain undertakings ‘would effectively pay for themselves’

Rare bird of prey stalls planned mountain bike trail

Rare bird of prey stalls planned mountain bike trail

Burton will back a rise in minimum wage

Burton will back a rise in minimum wage

Tánaiste Joan Burton has promised to back a rise in the national minimum wage for workers and to give two weeks of paid paternity leave to fathers. Although the Low Pay Commission will have to make a recommendation on the current minimum wage rate of

Labour’s pains: after austerity, not enough prosperity follows

Labour’s pains: after austerity, not enough prosperity follows

The coalition party expects a shellacking at the polls, but there are some hopeful signs

TDs fail in attempt to oust expenses auditing firm

TDs fail in attempt to oust expenses auditing firm

McWilliams brightens up Committee Room Three

McWilliams brightens up Committee Room Three

Banking inquiry Week 8

Anglo executives will be last to appear at inquiry

Anglo executives will be last to appear at inquiry

Public Accounts Committee wants to grill HSBC

Public Accounts Committee wants to grill HSBC