When judges are scarce, saving even a week of court time may be in the public interest
Ireland has fewer judges per head of population than any other EU state. A recent Commercial Court judgment considers the deficient resourcing of the justice system and how far the courts should go in plugging the gaps.
Ian Kehoe: Novartis and Molex have shown how easily multinationals can turn off the FDI tap
The recent spate of job losses is a massive blow to the south of the country, but it also highlights Ireland’s growing dependence on multinationals. With a global recession warning, Ireland needs to shore up indigenous industry.