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Jump in number of students applying for hardship grants

Jump in number of students applying for hardship grants

Ex-IMF director hits out at Mody’s bailout jibe

Ex-IMF director hits out at Mody’s bailout jibe

Who owns ireland and who wants to buy it

Who owns ireland and who wants to buy it

We expose the vulture funds who met with Michael Noonan to discuss buying into Ireland. Plus: new documents reveal the landlords earning millions from leasing property to the state

Decentralised state offices have rent bill of almosat €6m

Decentralised state offices have rent bill of almosat €6m

The state is still paying almost €6 million to rent offices for staff who were decentralised out of Dublin by former Fianna Fáil minister Charlie McCreevy.

Valeo’s €60m takeover of Kelkin and Robert Roberts is green-lit

Valeo’s €60m takeover of Kelkin and Robert Roberts is green-lit

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission has cleared Valeo Foods' €60 million takeover of Kelkin and Robert Roberts.

Revenue investigating nearly 170 firms in probe of self-employed

Revenue investigating nearly 170 firms in probe of self-employed

Travel expenses, business costs and subsistence claims come under scrutiny

Deal will pave way  for Trichet to be grilled in Dublin

Deal will pave way for Trichet to be grilled in Dublin

The banking inquiry is closing in on a deal with former ECB president Jean-Claude Trichet, which will pave the way for the central banker to appear in Dublin this summer and be grilled on the role played by the institution he formerly headed in the I

Bank Inquiry Week 7

Bank Inquiry Week 7

Elaine Byrne Former IMF chief of mission to Ireland Ashoka Mody has really shaken up the government – and the banking inquiry

FG promise more tax cuts for ‘squeezed middle’

FG promise more tax cuts for ‘squeezed middle’

Fine Gael has set out its stall for the general election by promising further tax cuts for middle-income families over the next two budgets.

Burlington Real Estate gets private equity backing

Burlington Real Estate gets private equity backing

A property fund run by former executives of Johnny Ronan’s Treasury Holdings is lining up a bid for a €115 million portfolio of regional shopping centres with the backing of an anonymous international private equity fund.

Fine Gael machine spins up to election speed

Fine Gael machine spins up to election speed

The party will present itself as leader of the government that led the nation out of the fiscal wilderness, and its election message will essentially be: ‘Put us in to keep wreckers out’

Last-minute deal won’t solve Greece’s woes

Last-minute deal won’t solve Greece’s woes

And so another act in the great Greek drama ends with a deal cobbled together after last-minute negotiations in Brussels.

Support for independents holds steady

Support for independents holds steady

Less than half of the electorate is ‘certain’ to backreferendum on same-sex marriage

Michael Brennan: Enda Kenny’s desire to protect small schools from cutbacks may be a vote-winner, but it’s far removed from the national interest

Michael Brennan: Enda Kenny’s desire to protect small schools from cutbacks may be a vote-winner, but it’s far removed from the national interest

Taoiseach Enda Kenny was so concerned about the closures of small schools that he once caught a special adviser in a headlock over the issue.

Rebuilding a proud tradition in Dublin’s Liberties

Rebuilding a proud tradition in Dublin’s Liberties

St James’s Church is a forgotten Dublin treasure. Millions of people have passed it on their way to the famous Guinness Storehouse but few have stopped to look at it.