The domestic economy’s demand for goods grew by 4.5% last year. The Irish economy is growing. It looks strong. So do the public finances. So far, so boring. But, as Tom Waits once sang, the large print giveth, and the small print taketh away.
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People need jobs, certainty and a settlement which allows them to prosper. But despite more than two years spent negotiating with the EU, a deal seems further away than ever
Stephen Kinsella: 'Tiny open economies like Ireland are more vulnerable than most to negative technology shocks'
We should expect to see more announcements like HP
Where exactly do we draw the line between North and South? Where do we go together?
Due to our ‘tax haven lite’ status, the current case could be the first of many
British citizens will soon realise that the Brexit vote was a vote for a smaller, poorer, less influential Britain
The aborted Pfizer-Allergan merger must make us acknowledge the problems multinationals cause us
Raising the minimum wage will have a relatively small effect on the labour market and employers’ bottom lines
The troika’s strategy has created an unsustainable debt spiral which has pushed the country to the very edge of the abyss
This hugely incompetent administration, which has lost the respect of the people, will limp on for the next 18 months in the desperate hope that something will turn up