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Exploring Ireland's role in a changing European Union

Dark clouds are hanging over the European project and major questions are being asked about the readiness of the EU institutions to meet the...

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Business Post Team

Marion McKeone: Biden’s ‘split the baby’ tactics on arming Israel creates a new wedge in Democrats

The US President has been floundering while Republicans cause chaos on an issue which is driving a wedge between Democrat voters

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Marion Mckeone

Colm Lauder: Ireland needs to get real on need for private investments in social housing

A recent report from the UK highlight many shared problems in growing housing supply, but there is an important difference in the proposed solutions

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Colm Lauder

SME package is tinkering around the edges when far more radical action needed

October’s budget represents a golden opportunity to introduce tax reform specifically aimed at helping small businesses to reduce the large number...

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Business Post Team

Ian Guider: Ireland should be radical and buy a stake in Intel

The chipmaker is seeking investment to expand its presence in Kildare, the state’s fund should be deployed to ensure we are at the centre of the...

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Ian Guider

Analysis: Ireland needs a business policy reset, not sticking plasters

Well-designed support packages are helpful but the state can’t come to the rescue in every mini crisis

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Lorcan Allen

Matt Cooper: If Government wants to end GAAGo saga, then it better be ready to open the chequebook

Very few were left happy with the Cork-Limerick epic last Sunday not being on free-to-air television, but solutions are not obvious

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Matt Cooper

Vincent Boland: Biden’s breach of the principles of global trade is a major step backward

As liberal democracy faces threats from the extremes of right and left, what we need is more global commerce, not less

previous day 10

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Vincent Boland

Dominic McGrath: Why Bank of Ireland’s retreat from the UK market makes a lot of sense

Industry veteran Gail Goldie, chief executive of the UK arm, will know the pitfalls of the British market

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Dominic Mcgrath

Analysis: It is up to business leaders, not government, to insist on female executives

Sinead O’Donovan, the chair of Grant Thornton, responds to the Business Post’s reporting on Ireland being the EU’s worst for gender balance at...

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Sinead Donovan

Shane Coleman: ‘Palpable sense of menace’ among the few place politicians in genuine harm’s way

Assassination attempt on Slovakian prime minister Robert Fico the latest in an increasing trend of violence against those in high office

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Shane Coleman

‘Women in law firms are alphas. There is no excuse for the growing gender pay gap’

With the disparity between pay growing in the legal sector, top lawyers are questioning the so-called ‘legacy issues’ cited as the reason for the...

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Catherine Sanz

Comment: The facts don’t lie, reforms have failed to deliver lower premiums for firms

Public liability policyholders inexplicably have seen little or no reduction in their premiums despite a range of reforms to the insurance market

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Brian Hanley

Kathleen Gallagher: Our new markets correspondent on why understanding money movements is key

Even for those who don’t invest – or don’t realise that they do – there is a lot of be gained by taking an interest in financial markets

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Kathleen Gallagher

Analysis: It is time for Irish people to take a real interest in investing

The Business Post’s newly appointed markets correspondent outlines why there more must be done to actively encourage, and stop penalising, retail...

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Kathleen Gallagher

Lorcan Allen: FDI recovery will be a false dawn if infrastructure problems persist

After a very sluggish start to 2024, the number of investments being announced by multinational companies looks like it is on the rise

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Lorcan Allen

Ian Guider: Tony O’Reilly’s battle with Denis O’Brien left both sides badly scarred

Hostilities between the parties culminated in O’Brien’s ousting of the O’Reillys from Independent News and Media

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Ian Guider

Post Script: Media blackout on Attorney General’s free speech talk, Workday’s planning double-take

Business Post deputy editor Aaron Rogan takes a look at the scenes behind the stories

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Aaron Rogan

Vincent Boland: Putin has vested interest in keeping Georgia inside Russia’s sphere of influence

True courage can be seen on the streets of Tbilisi in the face of domestic instability and outside interference, not least from Moscow

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Vincent Boland

Eithne Shortall: In praise of the Dublin to New York portal, and the simple joys it brought me

A visit to the live stream portal connecting the two cities proved to be a pure delight

17.05.2024 2

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Eithne Shortall

Marion McKeone: More impact, less ego for the mega-rich women shaking up the US philanthropy scene

MacKenzie Scott, Melinda French Gates and others are changing the focus of charitable donations to social justice issues

17.05.2024 10

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Marion Mckeone

Anton Savage: Think public service broadcasting needs public money? Think again

The American broadcaster Edward R Murrow never received a cent of taxpayers’ money, but still provided a masterclass in quality journalism

17.05.2024 3

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Anton Savage

Analysis: Case against Isif’s Israeli investments could pack a punch - but only if Cab takes it on

Lawyers were sceptical the Criminal Assets Bureau would take the case

16.05.2024 20

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Kathleen Gallagher

Future of Europe: Funding bigger budgets in an era of belt tightening

As part of the Business Post’s Future of Europe series, we examine proposals to increase the EU’s budget even as national budgets face...

15.05.2024 1

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Daniel Murray

EU forecast: Ireland’s ‘brisk’ public spending offset by still-high taxes

Spending across all government departments is eating into Ireland’s budget surplus, the European Commission has said. But still-buoyant tax...

15.05.2024 50

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Sarah Collins

Future of Europe: The EU is at a crossroads on economy, environment, immigration and defence

The Business Post is launching a series of articles on the Future of Europe, starting this week with a focus on the future of the European economy

15.05.2024 4

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Daniel Murray

Analysis: Why renewable electricity is Ireland’s greatest climate opportunity, and risk

15.05.2024 40

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Daniel Murray

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