Housing crisis: Minister is accused of ‘playing with figures’ in action plan

Sinn Féin has accused Housing Minister Simon Coveney of “playing around with figures” in his Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness.

Bank of Ireland to close eight Northern Ireland branches

Bank of Ireland is to cut 20pc of its branch network in Northern Ireland reducing its number of outlets in the North to 28 from 36.

GDP surge means we will have to pay more to the EU but is it €380m or €280m?

Our contribution to the EU budget will mean a big increase as a result of the controversial higher Gross Domestic Product figures that emerged recently, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has confirmed.

Ireland faces ‘marked slowdown’ in Brexit fallout – Deutsche Bank

The UK’s vote to pull out of the European Union will result in a “marked slowdown” in Irish economic growth, Deutsche Bank has warned.

Irish R&D far below European targets, dominated by multinationals

Irish research and development is significantly below European targets and is being dominated by multinationals, according to a new report from the European Commission.

National broadcaster RTE made overall loss last year of €2.8m

National broadcaster RTE made an overall loss last year of €2.8m, reversing a small surplus in 2014.

New Ireland Assurance fined €650,000 by Central Bank

New Ireland Assurance has been fined €650,000 by the Central Bank for breaches of the Consumer Protection Code.

Four new gold mines discovered in Ireland

Irish gold mining firm Conroy Gold and Natural Resources has found four new gold zones on its Glenish target in Monaghan.

Brexit could mean ‘marked slowdown’ in Irish economy – Deutsche Bank warns

Deutsche Bank has cast doubts on the ability of Ireland to win increased foreign direct investment in the wake of Brexit.

European stocks seen subdued after Nice attack

Asian shares extended gains to nine-month highs on Friday, on track for a solid weekly rise, as better-than-expected economic data from China lifted risk sentiment that was already buoyant after record highs on Wall Street.

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