Eamon Ryan’s 5 Degrees of Change: ‘The plan we are going to develop will be ambitious beyond compare’
From finally buying an electric car to setting up a district heating agency, the Environment Minister, details his personal and political priorities for the latest episode of the
Could Ireland take a multi billion euro hit on tax?
If the Biden administration’s proposals on global tax come to pass, our economy is unlikely to emerge unscathed over the long term, with corporate tax reform potentially costing Ireland billions each year
Profile: Christian Meissner, head of investment banking at Credit Suisse
The Austrian corporate veteran with a reputation for brutal frankness is engaged in rebuilding Credit Suisse’s reputation after the collapse of Greensill and US hedge fund Archegos Capital Management
The long read: Amid high vacancy rates can the town centres hold?
With large towns such as Tralee and Dundalk reporting vacancy rates of 25 per cent, retail outside the big cities is struggling. Will the government’s new plan, Our Rural Future, manage to halt the decay?
North/South vaccine gap raises fears both sides of the border
With the North beginning to open up its economy, there are concerns that an influx of unvaccinated shoppers from the Republic may pose a threat to health there, while at the same time businesses in the South are worried that they are about to lose out
Data check: The risk factor of AstraZeneca and what it means for vaccines rollout
New data has led to a change in policy across Europe on which age cohorts are safe to receive the AstraZeneca vaccine after reports emerged of rare blood clotting events. Will it affect Ireland’s vaccine rollout?
The Sunday Interview: Sinéad Gibney, chief commissioner of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission
The former Dáil candidate for the Social Democrats dropped out of last year’s general election campaign to become take up the top role at the organisation
Company Watch: Outgoing chief executive is leaving Dairygold in robust financial state
Jim Woulfe’s 42 years in the business included steering the co-op out of financial trouble when he became chief executive in 2009 and making major, but cost-effective, investments
The Sunday Interview: Gordon Lawlor, managing director of Circle K in Ireland
After a difficult year and facing into what will be a challenging transition to alternative forms of energy, Gordon Lawlor, Circle K’s managing director in Ireland, is optimistic that the fuel retailer will adapt and thrive
The chips are up: How Irish companies are cashing in on the microchip rush
Amid a global shortage of microchips, the EU and China are seeking to wrestle back control of their supply chains. And as the silicon wafers are now fundamental to so many industries, Ireland stands to benefit from what has quietly become its fourth-largest export
Why our councils remain stuck in the social housing cul-de-sac
The lengthy approval process that council social housing projects must go through is a long-standing bugbear of TDs and councillors. But is long-term leasing of social homes a worse option?
Aiming for August as the moment when all Irish adults will have had their first vaccine dose
Revamp of rollout priority groups coupled with projected vaccine delivery dates mean early autumn will be a key benchmark in the public health campaign, according to a Business Post analysis
Covid-19: Outrage, hope, and talking to Joe as national mood tested in busy week
Stephen Donnelly promises a ‘really good summer’ as the vaccine rollout gathers pace, but first there are the queue-jumping scandals, lockdown breaches and illicit haircuts
Richard Bruton: ‘No matter what the product is we need to rethink its production and minimise waste’
Richard Bruton was pursuing an ambitious programme of reform as Minister for Environment when he lost his job in the coalition cabinet carve-up. He remains determined that the country must confront the climate crisis, and says he has rediscovered the pleasures of riding a bike