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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

Varadkar needs support on cheaper medicines

Varadkar needs support on cheaper medicines

News that Minister for Health Leo Varadkar plans to use the government’s legislative powers to force a price cut on medicines should be applauded by patients and taxpayers nationwide.

Of course there is a left - right divide in Irish politics

Of course there is a left - right divide in Irish politics

Every Dáil is centre right while the left can get into the Áras –where they can’t touch our wallets

Last Post: Coveney running out of credit with FGers

Last Post: Coveney running out of credit with FGers

Poor Simon Coveney hasn’t had a great start to the year. First, his leadership rival (of course there is no vacancy at present, blah, blah, blah) Leo Varadkar wows the nation by coming out to the sainted Miriam. Then the Irish Examiner runs an interv

Syriza’s victory is an historic challenge to EU establishment

Syriza’s victory is an historic challenge to EU establishment

The significance of Syriza’s victory in Greece cannot be underestimated. It represents much more than opposition to the failed policy of austerity. It is a direct challenge to the social and economic consensus that has dominated Europe and the libera