Organisation: Irish State
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Sun, 19 Apr, 2020
Wed, 08 Apr, 2020
Investors and banks across the world have handed the Irish State €1bn in free money and will effectively pay more again to keep it safe, as global markets continued to reel from the fallout of the Covid-19 outbreak.
Fri, 13 Mar, 2020
It came as the National Treasury Management Agency -- the States' debt office -- sold €1bn of debt payable in 2029 at a negative interest rate of around 0.15%.
Thu, 12 Mar, 2020
A leading European expert on digitisation and the right to privacy has described the responsibility of Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner in regulating tech multinationals as being “disproportionate”.
Fri, 01 Nov, 2019
Debt sustainability for individuals, companies and countries is a very important concept.
Thu, 26 Sep, 2019
The European Commission ordered the tech giant to pay over €13bn in back taxes and interest to Ireland to make up for the shortfall.
Tue, 17 Sep, 2019
The relatives of 50 persons who died in the Whiddy Island Disaster are applying to the High Court for rectification of the victims’ death certificates.
Fri, 02 Aug, 2019
The Supreme Court ruling in 2001 that Kathy’s autistic and intellectually disabled son, was not eligible for primary schooling past the age of 18, has had crippling effects on intellectually disabled young men and women, writes
Thu, 01 Aug, 2019
Survivors of abuse are often obstreperous.
Tue, 14 May, 2019
Some of Ireland's newest citizens have been urged to seize the opportunity afforded to them by their new status by taking part in the upcoming referendum on May 24.
Mon, 29 Apr, 2019
The State is “perpetuating the abuse” suffered by victims of forced and illegal adoptions by refusing to grant adopted people full access to their personal files and birth records.
Tue, 16 Oct, 2018
As he prepares to swear allegiance to the Irish State and take over as Garda commissioner, are there conflicts of interest surrounding former PSNI deputy chief Drew Harris, asks
Sat, 01 Sep, 2018
A Garda informer can use sensitive material obtained in proceedings pending before the High Court in his legal battle to prevent his extradition from the UK to France.
Fri, 27 Apr, 2018
The European Central Bank (ECB) has not instructed Permanent TSB or any other Irish bank to sell off non-performing loans, new correspondence has revealed.
Wed, 07 Mar, 2018
A situation of unprecedented gravity is being revealed before our eyes.
Thu, 22 Feb, 2018
The head of Amnesty Ireland has said if the human rights organisation is breaking the law by accepting donations from foreign philanthropic organisations, then “so is the Irish Government”.
Wed, 13 Dec, 2017
A campaigner for victims of the Troubles has launched a High Court challenge seeking clarity over the State policy on the holding of a border poll in Northern Ireland.
Mon, 11 Dec, 2017
The decision by the all-party Oireachtas committee examining Ireland’s abortion law to recommend the repeal of the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution in its present form has prompted many people to write toon the subject.
Mon, 30 Oct, 2017
Ireland has been criticised for the “significant gaps” in its protection of human rights, according to a report submitted to the UN.
Wed, 19 Jul, 2017
The Government looks set to raise up to €3.8bn from this month’s sale of the first tranche of the State’s 99.8% stake in AIB.
Tue, 13 Jun, 2017
While the Catholic Church is at the centre of the scandal, both the State and public at large were also complicit, writes.
Mon, 06 Mar, 2017
Three Government ministers have denied Ireland is deliberately talking down the Northern Irish economy as part of an attempt to convince firms to move south due to Brexit.
Mon, 31 Oct, 2016
Tue, 18 Oct, 2016
Cork woman Louise O’Keeffe was abused by school principal Leo Hickey while she was an eight-year-old pupil at Dunderrow NS, in Kinsale, in 1973.
Fri, 29 Jul, 2016
The Revenue Commissioners have confirmed they are carrying out a number of “interventions” with companies amid concerns firms are abusing charity status to avoid paying tax here.
Tue, 26 Jul, 2016
The ancient ritual of ‘swan upping’ commences at Sunbury Lock on the River Thames at nine o’clock this morning, writes.
Mon, 18 Jul, 2016
A rise in human trafficking from Romania and Nigeria drove a 73% increase in sex exploitation and forced labour cases in Ireland last year, according to a US Government report.
Sun, 03 Jul, 2016
The State spent more than €66m on staffing and rental costs for its embassies around the world last year, figures released by the Department of Foreign Affairs have confirmed.
Sat, 21 May, 2016
Recent reports highlight the amount of rent that is being asked for new letting. However, most tenancies have been in place for a considerable time and most landlords have not increased their rents to market level.
Thu, 12 May, 2016
Ireland's new Fine Gael-led Government will need to act quickly if it wants to float AIB during this year.
Mon, 09 May, 2016
An umbrella group representing 17 Irish groups is in Geneva highlighting human rights issues here.
Fri, 11 Mar, 2016
It was a week late, but Groundhog Day finally made its way to Cork yesterday.
Sat, 13 Feb, 2016
Couples planning on going down the IVF route will welcome new proposals for state support of what is often an expensive treatment. However, writes, the details have yet to be worked out
Sat, 13 Feb, 2016
Fri, 29 Jan, 2016
The Oireachtas banking inquiry is to recommend that the Government takes legal action against the European Central Bank (ECB), over its refusal to allow Ireland burn bondholders in 2010 and 2011, the Irish Examiner can reveal.
Mon, 07 Dec, 2015
“Investing in our Transport Future – A Strategic Investment Framework for Land Transport” is the title of a major policy document just published by the Minister of Transport, Tourism and Sport, the reading of which for me ‘as a road freight operator, raises major questions.
Fri, 28 Aug, 2015
A huge leap forward in recognising that women had a right to protect themselves from repeated unwanted pregnancies was halted by the Catholic Church and Irish State in the 1920s.
Fri, 14 Aug, 2015
LAST Saturday, the Irish State re-enacted the oration of Padraig Pearse at the graveside of Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa.
Wed, 05 Aug, 2015
Transgender people no longer need a doctor’s approval of their identity. They can just self-declare, but children and married people can’t, says
Tue, 04 Aug, 2015
The reason politics is a hard trade is you have to make hard decisions. Greece, is a marginalised country, playing a weak hand, writes
Wed, 01 Jul, 2015
President Michael D Higgins has stressed the need for the State to protect and sustain the life and culture of Ireland’s islands.
Thu, 11 Jun, 2015
It is lamentable that the Irish Defence Forces, who perceive themselves committed to the defence of our country, to liberal democracy, and to the rule of law (in times of crisis ) insist that they are descended from Oglaigh na hEireann — the group that staged the 1916 insurrection.
Thu, 09 Apr, 2015