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Time for a change on political funding

Time for a change on political funding

We don’t let politicians fix electoral boundaries, why do we lets them make the rules on party funding

The offshore oil bonanza: where is it?

The offshore oil bonanza: where is it?

Fixing the tax system is easy, finding oil is trickier

Draghi finally gets ready to prime the European pump with QE  fuel

Draghi finally gets ready to prime the European pump with QE fuel

Stephen Kinsella What form will Europe’s QE take, and how will it work? Will the average taxpayer feel its benefits? Could it even go down the radical road of central banks putting money directly into people’s pockets?

Inside the Labour files

Inside the Labour files

The Labour Party’s entire archive has now been made publicly available at the National Library. Here, we sift through some of its most fascinating nuggets

Why the sky’s the limit for aviation players

Why the sky’s the limit for aviation players

Low oil prices and a solid performance by Aer Lingus in recent years have marked the airline out for a possible takeover

Jobs, jobs and more jobs?

Jobs, jobs and more jobs?

A surge in employment opportunities puts candidates in a strong position

10 to watch in 2015

10 to watch in 2015

Disrupting markets, raising millions, expanding into new territories or winning new business – it’s going to be a busy year for our roll call of ‘ones to watch’ in 2015, write Philip Connolly and Róisín Burke

Sweetheart deal or state subsidy?

Sweetheart deal or state subsidy?

The battle over Beps is far from over. Now it is time for the policy-makers to join the fray, writes Philip Connolly

Irish stocks to watch in 2015

Irish stocks to watch in 2015

Ireland’s Iseq share index has just finished a great year, but which Irish-listed companies will attract interest in 2015?

Scouting the political landscape of 2015

Scouting the political landscape of 2015

From a new political party to water charges, a gay marriage referendum and the hated Universal Social Charge, the year ahead looks set to be full of intriguing political engagements

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A reboot on the same foot for new party built on secrecy

A reboot on the same foot for new party built on secrecy

Banking inquiry should learn lessons from Britain

Banking inquiry should learn lessons from Britain

Westminster MPs set politics aside when conducting their inquiry

Banking inquiry must rise above politics

Banking inquiry must rise above politics

The large print giveth and the small print taketh away

The large print giveth and the small print taketh away

Stephen Kinsella: A hard look at the reality of domestic demand and employment reveals why people aren’t feeling a recovery in their pockets