The ECB is actually concerned that prices are increasing more slowly than it would like, but its ability to raise the rate of inflation is dubious, says
Tue, 10 Sep, 2019
The fixtures for the 2019/20 Basketball Ireland National League season have been announced today.
Wed, 04 Sep, 2019
The British Labour Party is going to block Boris Johnson's attempt to seek a general election in the UK.
Wed, 04 Sep, 2019
Iceland’s central bank is prepared to cut interest rates again as an economic downturn is nearing a bottom amid a collapse in its tourism industry.
Thu, 29 Aug, 2019
Ambitious new €75m re-development plans for the iconic Central Bank building that includes a new 360-degree 300-seater rooftop restaurant and bar have been given the green light.
Tue, 05 Jun, 2018
North Korea has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site.
Sat, 21 Apr, 2018
The Central Bank should urge RaboDirect to consider extending its notice period beyond May because of the unprecedented effects its decision to shut a €3bn savings operation will have on its 90,000 Irish customers, consumer and financial experts have warned.
Thu, 22 Feb, 2018
Girls studying science subjects took greater advantage than boys of changes to the college entry system that rewards average students for sitting higher level exams.
Fri, 18 Aug, 2017
Central banks’ goal of an inflation rate close to 2% will not be achieved, and the reasons why are not obvious, says
Tue, 11 Jul, 2017
Tue, 06 Jun, 2017
Mon, 23 Jan, 2017
Thu, 03 Nov, 2016
Taoiseach Enda Kenny is loved on foreign soil but typically doesn’t get the same reception at home — to the point he provokes anger by suggesting he may stay for a full term. Political reporterexamines why this is so
Wed, 18 May, 2016
Chinese and Russian interests have long collided in the far east, writes
Sat, 16 Apr, 2016
A young man who was mistaken for a gang member and stabbed to death in a field had a "heart of gold and a bright future", his mother told a sentencing hearing for his killer at the Central Criminal Court today.
Mon, 11 Apr, 2016
A group of Britons who are in Brussels for an official tour of the European Parliament have accused budget airline Ryanair of "absolutely atrocious" customer service after they were told it would cost them around £6,000 (€7,600) to fly home early in the wake of bomb attacks in the Belgian capital.
Tue, 22 Mar, 2016
China’s economy isn’t headed for a hard landing and isn’t dragging on the global economy, China’s top economic planner said, but uncertainty and instability in the global economy do pose a risk to its growth.
Mon, 07 Mar, 2016
Goldman Sachs Group sees its longstanding call for the dollar to reach parity with the euro coming true as soon as December, as the Federal Reserve and the ECB move toward divergent monetary-policy actions.
Fri, 30 Oct, 2015
Dublin Board chairman Sean Shanley confirmed there will be no further appeals following the reduction to €6,500 of their fine for July’s infamous challenge match brawl with Armagh.
Thu, 03 Sep, 2015
Next year’s Congress is likely to vote on a motion upgrading a dive from a yellow card to a black or red card offence in the wake of the Tiernan McCann case.
Fri, 21 Aug, 2015
A man has told a trial jury he received a text from his friend, who is accused of murdering a man, saying: “I think I murdered someone last night.”
Tue, 28 Jul, 2015
A man whose conviction for murdering his pregnant ex-girlfriend was quashed in March faces a third trial for her killing, despite an appeal by his lawyers that a second retrial would not be justified.
Tue, 21 Jul, 2015
The jury is deliberating in the trial of a Dublin man who shot his uncle dead but denies murdering him.
Wed, 08 Jul, 2015
The Federal Reserve — the US equivalent of the European Central Bank — has pursued a policy of zero interest rates for a long period as it sought to lift the economy out of the morass left over from the implosion of the US subprime mortgage market eight years ago.
Fri, 19 Jun, 2015
The level of protection that will be provided to mortgage holders whose loans have been transferred to unregulated “vulture funds” has been called into question amid fears that the incorrect body may be regulated.
Mon, 19 Jan, 2015
Ballymore Group, led by prominent Irish developer Sean Mulryan, is combining with a Malaysian property investment company to develop three London sites in a €2.8bn joint venture.
Wed, 14 Jan, 2015
The ESRI has said there should be more flexibility on new Central Bank Mortgage regulations which mean buyers must have a deposit worth 20% of the asking price.
Wed, 17 Dec, 2014
A 23-year-old Dubliner has been found guilty of killing a father of three and injuring two of his children as well as their uncle following his daughter’s Junior Cert result celebrations.
Fri, 14 Nov, 2014
The jury in the trial of a man charged with murdering a father of three has been asked to acquit him of murder and convict him of manslaughter by reason of self defence.
Tue, 11 Nov, 2014
George Osborne’s battle to bring down the UK's annual deficit was given a small boost today as figures showed underlying Government borrowing for July fell by half.
Thu, 21 Aug, 2014
The US economy should accelerate in the second quarter to an annual growth rate of 3% or more, but it may not be clear for some time if the pick-up is sustainable, said a Federal Reserve official yesterday.
Mon, 12 May, 2014
A 15-year-old boy has been arrested after a long-serving teacher was repeatedly stabbed to death at a school in front of her pupils.
Mon, 28 Apr, 2014
Cork’s Division 1 quarter-final with Tipperary is expected to take place at a Cork venue next Sunday.
Mon, 24 Mar, 2014
GAA director general Páraic Duffy has used his annual report to blast Dublin and Donegal, claiming they discredited the organisation last year.
Wed, 22 Jan, 2014
A 33-year-old Limerick man charged with murder has admitted that he can be seen discharging four gunshots on CCTV footage of the killing.
Sat, 12 Oct, 2013
The Central Bank said it will not make any criminal complaints over the Anglo Tapes.
Tue, 24 Sep, 2013
Central defender Jeff Henderson scored a late winner as Sligo Rovers came from behind to beat Limerick 2-1 at the Showgrounds to maintain their 100% start to the season.
Sat, 23 Mar, 2013
Central defender Jonny Evans is a doubt for Manchester United ahead of tomorrow’s trip to Aston Villa.
Fri, 09 Nov, 2012
To mark the Irish Examiner Food Festival, Bridgestone Guide Contributing Editor and our own food columnist Joe McNamee unveils his inaugural food awards. Read on for the best in fine dining, bar grub, afternoon tea and much more in Cork and Dublin
Sat, 14 Jul, 2012
A 31-year-old man on trial charged with murdering his wife’s cousin told gardaí that he had hurt him because he saw the victim in bed with his wife.
Fri, 15 Jun, 2012
Central defender Ledley King has been released by Tottenham, the Premier League have confirmed.
Fri, 01 Jun, 2012
The mother of a Dublin man accused of a double murder told him she’d rather have a son who was murdered than a rat, his Central Criminal Court trial has heard.
Tue, 22 May, 2012
Sinn Féin has criticised comments by the Central Bank Governor Patrick Honohan callling for a 'yes' vote in the EU Fiscal Treaty referendum.
Fri, 27 Apr, 2012