Tommie Gorman: Phoney crises, like undelivered promises, have consequences
If a state of high dudgeon can be reached in the current circumstances, how will the political parties cope when high-grade manure drops from the sky without warning as inevitably it will?
28th Jan, 2023 - 7 min read
MEPs want to go harder against shell companies, offering Ireland an easy middle-of-the-road option
The EU has special-purpose vehicles in its crosshairs. The European Parliament has suggested stricter criteria to scrutinise their use in tax avoidance, but the decision rests with finance ministers.
27th Jan, 2023 - 6 min read
Food and fuel prices are coming down but nobody knows what happens next
Recent days have seen major components of inflation – energy, grain and freight prices – fall back to the levels seen before Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Yet market observers offer no guarantees that this will last.
24th Jan, 2023 - 4 min read
Inertia and the HSE, the future of Irish aviation, and tax breaks for developers: Rewinding the week that was
Martin Curley was not the first outsider to join the public sector from the private sector. However, in truth, most have left, unable or unwilling to put up with the status quo.