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
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”.
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
Minister of state Kevin Humphreys has accused the IMF of being out of touch after it backed higher property tax bills for householders.
Every Dáil is centre right while the left can get into the Áras –where they can’t touch our wallets
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
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.
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