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
Greece has a new government – and a new anti-austerity approach. As it prepares to tackle its debts and thrash out a deal with the rulers of the eurozone, Jack Horgan-Jones asks five experts what the likely implications will be for Ireland
With a general election getting closer, political concerns over the possible sale of Aer Lingus to IAG are not confined to constituencies in north Dublin alone
Minister of state Kevin Humphreys has accused the IMF of being out of touch after it backed higher property tax bills for householders.
Ceann Comhairle Sean Barrett was abroad at a Holocaust commemoration for the heads of European parliaments in Prague last week while a row raged at home in the Dáil.
A day after Alexis Tsipras became prime minister of Greece, the euro region hardened its rhetoric.
European finance ministers started work on reviving Greece’s troubled rescue programme as new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras took office promising to end austerity.
There is great ambivalence in Irish government circles about the idea of a European debt conference as suggested by the Greek anti-austerity party Syriza.