Fine Gael Senator Catherine Noone's description of Taoiseach Leo Varadkar as autistic was "offensive, ignorant and wrong," Tánaiste Simon Coveney has said.
Wed, 29 Jan, 2020
Sinn Féin has denied wanting to trigger a general election with the tabling of a motion of no confidence in the Tánaiste, but insists the party is ready for one if the Government collapses.
Fri, 24 Nov, 2017
Jobs Minister Frances Fitzgerald’s failure to fill Brexit roles, with just one in four recruited, has been criticised as firms face an “existential crisis” with Britain’s EU exit on the horizon, writes Juno McEnroe.
Thu, 20 Jul, 2017
Jobs Minister Frances Fitzgerald has said it is "completely unacceptable" that the corporate affairs watchdog might not have raised concerns about its understaffing.
Thu, 29 Jun, 2017
Less than a third of the staff needed by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise, and Innovation and its agencies to deal with Brexit-related issues have been recruited.
Sat, 24 Jun, 2017
A series of high-profile Government ministers and TDs are set to be shunned by Leo Varadkar when he announces his new cabinet later today.
Wed, 14 Jun, 2017
Incoming taoiseach Leo Varadkar may ultimately appoint his leadership rival Simon Coveney as tánaiste as part of a peace offering to ease party divisions.
Mon, 05 Jun, 2017
The State utterly failed to protect the taxpayer from the dangers of white-collar crime all the way along, so to Enda Kenny and Micheál Martin, please spare us your outrage and your anger, suggests Daniel McConnell.
Sat, 27 May, 2017
Outraged TDs are demanding a review of agencies investigating criminality and have called for the setting up of a white-collar crime bureau.
Fri, 26 May, 2017
The State body charged with prosecuting white-collar crime was subject to scathing criticism from across the floor in the Dáil yesterday, in the wake of the acquittal of ex-Anglo chairman Seán FitzPatrick.
Thu, 25 May, 2017
Inevitably with a new Cabinet or reshuffle of ministers, there will be losers as well as winners.
Tue, 23 May, 2017
Public pay demands amounting to €1.6bn could be more disruptive to the economy than the immediate effects of Brexit, a major consultancy firm has warned.
Fri, 05 May, 2017
The IDA has been accused of stymieing jobs as part of a “turf war” with ConnectIreland.
Thu, 23 Mar, 2017
Almost half of the of the unpaid wages secured by the Workplace Relations Commission last year were for workers in the hospitality and retail sectors.
Sun, 19 Mar, 2017
Ireland must push for special EU status for Northern Ireland after Brexit, an Oireachtas committee has found.
Fri, 10 Mar, 2017
The government has defended itself as new figures confirm almost 200,000 houses remain empty around the country during a homelessness crisis.
Thu, 02 Mar, 2017
The Workplace Relations Commission detected 157 contraventions of employment legislation in the fishing industry in 2016 including 28 people on boats who were working illegally, it has been confirmed.
Wed, 01 Mar, 2017
Workers’ lives are being put at risk by a 32% reduction in health and safety inspections of workplaces, Fianna Fáil has warned.
Sat, 25 Feb, 2017
153 new jobs have been announced for Dublin by four North American and European technology companies.
Wed, 22 Feb, 2017
A formal investigation has been launched by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission into ticketing of live events, citing “suspected breaches of competition law” as the reason for its probe.
Fri, 27 Jan, 2017
Ticket sales should be limited for individuals and identity checks made in order to clamp down on ticket touting, TDs have said.
Wed, 25 Jan, 2017
Ireland must not allow itself to be “punished” for having a clear market need to continue selling products to Britain in a post-Brexit world.
Tue, 24 Jan, 2017
People accused of rape will be far less likely to avoid jail due to claims that their victim “consented” while drunk, under laws to be put forward today by the Government.
Enda Kenny is facing a growing backlash over claims he has “no plan” to cope with the escalating Brexit crisis and has “sat on his hands” as the situation unfolded.
Thu, 19 Jan, 2017
Fri, 13 Jan, 2017
Tue, 10 Jan, 2017
British Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has arrived in Dublin to meet Finance Minister Michael Noonan.
Mon, 09 Jan, 2017
IDA Ireland has said Brexit will affect job levels at client companies this year, despite early signs suggesting a promising start to 2017 on the investment front.
Wed, 04 Jan, 2017
Fri, 30 Dec, 2016
Cork-headquartered tech support company Voxpro has said it should have the capacity to grow employee numbers in its home city by a further 400 in the next 12 months.
Wed, 30 Nov, 2016
Mon, 14 Nov, 2016
The first piece of legislation has been passed more then seven months after the formation of Government.
Fri, 11 Nov, 2016
Cross-border shopping on the back of Brexit will likely increase in the run up to Christmas, Taoiseach Enda Kenny has signalled, and is now a “challenge” for areas south of the border.
Fri, 04 Nov, 2016
Sat, 15 Oct, 2016
Fri, 14 Oct, 2016
Thu, 13 Oct, 2016
Tue, 11 Oct, 2016
A technology support company is to create 134 jobs at a new base in Limerick.
Mon, 10 Oct, 2016
Longford is not being prioritised by the Government or the IDA when it comes to jobs, according to the President of Longford Chamber of Commerce, Derek Scanlon.
Thu, 06 Oct, 2016
Wed, 21 Sep, 2016
Jobs Minister Mary Mitchell O'Connor is being urged to outline the Government's plan to deal with the fallout from Brexit.
Sat, 17 Sep, 2016
Four hundred Irish emigrants are returning home every week - almost double the rate of last year.
Tue, 23 Aug, 2016
Mon, 15 Aug, 2016
Thu, 04 Aug, 2016
Motorists will likely have to wait until the end of the year for an interim report on soaring insurance costs to be published.
Fri, 22 Jul, 2016
An unpublished “minority” report by a third of the Low Pay Commission recommended a “significantly higher” minimum wage hike than the 10c increase that has been announced.
Wed, 20 Jul, 2016
There is hope that new office space in Dundalk can be found to accommodate the expansion plans of eBay and keep the major employer in the town, the local chamber of commerce has said.
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