Government must use this budget to secure our future
As well as preparing the business model for its next step, we must also urgently address boosting our third level funding
Output in Ireland will likely have doubled in the seven years to 2020. With the near collapse of both the banking system and economy little more than a decade ago, this is remarkable.
This year, the Irish economy has approached full employment. Household wealth is at record levels, and real per capita incomes have grown by almost one-fifth over the past five years, a pace matched only by the years of the Celtic Tiger era between...
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Proposal for expert panel to review capital projects over €100m
Large public capital projects could be run through an “independent panel of international experts” as part of public spending reforms, according to the Department of Public Expenditure
State body to reissue €28m office supplies contract
The contract covers the supply of office stationery to a range of government bodies and agencies, including the HSE, universities, hospitals, councils and schools
Sinn Féin open to coalition deal, but on condition of border poll
Party would launch the ‘largest public house building programme that Ireland has ever seen’ and a national health service
Fine Gael ‘will go to war’ if Bailey runs as independent
The party threatens to put significant financial resources behind its own candidates in bid to ensure that she is ‘never seen again’ in politics