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Waiting for freedom in Egypt

Waiting for freedom in Egypt

Irish teenager Ibrahim Halawa has spent nearly two years in a Cairo prison

We have a duty of care to these children

We have a duty of care to these children

Harris to scrap IFSC Clearing House group

Harris to scrap IFSC Clearing House group

Pat Leahy: Ireland will have a left-wing government. But not next year

Pat Leahy: Ireland will have a left-wing government. But not next year

Cork drive to attract more women into STEM careers

Cork drive to attract more women into STEM careers

Last Post: Memo: Ireland is not Greece. Got that?

Last Post: Memo: Ireland is not Greece. Got that?

Dublin’s start-up scene - ready, steady, go!

Dublin’s start-up scene - ready, steady, go!

In this extract from a new book examining Dublin’s rise as a global tech hub, Sunday Business Post reporter Philip Connolly looks at the movers and shakers, and why they’ve found success in the capital.

Honohan proves that he is above politics

Honohan proves that he is above politics

So now we know. The Central Bank, finally, is above political influence. In the past number of months, Patrick Honohan has come under sustained pressure from politicians and policymakers to dilute and water down his controversial proposals to tighten

Coalition caught between a rock and a hard place

Coalition caught between a rock and a hard place

IAG’s takeover bid for Aer Lingus is turning into a battle between politics and economics. Politics will win

Food firms step up to the plate

Food firms step up to the plate

The food sector is booming, but challenges remain for those entrepreneurs working within it.

Ireland on verge of Taiwan trade deal

Ireland on verge of Taiwan trade deal

The Irish government is hoping to clinch a major trade agreement with Taiwan in the coming months, a move Dublin believes would create massive business opportunities for Irish exporters.

Water upgrades less likely as 500,000 people refuse to pay

Water upgrades less likely as 500,000 people refuse to pay

Irish Water has been warned that the failure of 500,000 customers to register for water charges will affect its ability to upgrade the water infrastructure.

Sinn Féin rules out coalition with FF, FG

Sinn Féin rules out coalition with FF, FG

Sinn Féin is moving to formally rule out coalition as a minority partner with either Fianna Fáil or Fine Gael after the next election in a move that will greatly reduce the possible options for the next government.

Government baulks at Siptu call for 5 per cent pay rise

Government baulks at Siptu call for 5 per cent pay rise

The government has pushed back against Siptu’s call for a 5 per cent national pay rise for public and private sector workers by warning that the economic recovery is still “fragile”.

IMF is latest to snub banking inquiry

IMF is latest to snub banking inquiry