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  • Andy Farrell to replace Schmidt as Ireland coach after 2019 World Cup
  • Here are the top 10 countries of origin for Ireland's latest new citizens
  • Ireland second only to Germany for medical device exports
  • Irish weather forecast: 'Storm Diana to hit Ireland' as Met Eireann ...
  • Hard border in Ireland after Brexit 'cannot be avoided through ...

    Finance


  • Friday Interview: Billy Kane, chief executive of Finance Ireland
  • Billy Kane's Finance Ireland eyes fresh fundraising round next year
  • New and notable appointments at Brokers Ireland, ICSA: The ...
  • IDA plays down rental crisis with '€1000-a-month' apartment claim to ...
  • Charlie Weston: 'High time Big Two banks' stranglehold on lending ...

    Celebrities


  • Ten Irish celebrities tell us their favourite book of 2018
  • Irish celebrities urge PM to protect citizens' rights in Northern Ireland
  • Celebrities pen letter to PM on NI abortion law
  • Kate Beckinsale joins 60 celebrities calling for abortion rights in North
  • UK celebrities stunned as pro-abortion PM Theresa May comes out ...

    Culture


  • By Royal Appointment - the future king and the Irish showgirl
  • History, culture and golfing getaway in stunning Monahagan on the ...
  • After The Fall, Jamie Dornan returns in Irish period drama
  • Armistice centenary: why Northern Ireland's culture divide is still an ...
  • I Am Tonie Walsh: 'Godfather of Gay' brings LGBT history to life

    Criminal


  • John Gilligan 'committed no crime' over cash in case
  • Newspaper's reporting leads to collapse of rape trial
  • Police attacked by criminal gang linked to loyalist terrorist group
  • Young man (20) pleads guilty to helping crime gang carry out ...
  • Court of Appeal: Barrier to compensation under the 'same ...

    Religion


  • Blasphemy bans are struck out in Ireland and reinforced in Austria
  • Atheist Ireland Launches Campaign to Replace Religious Oath ...
  • Stark east/west European differences on attitudes, religion and identity
  • Kick religion from presidential ceremony – IC poll
  • The Irish Origins of "religious denomination" in Article 26 - Legal ...

    Politics


  • Michael D Higgins inaugurated as President of Ireland
  • Hindus 'treated as second-class' by President Higgins inauguration ...
  • Michael D Higgins re-elected as Irish president for second term
  • President expected to devote more time to Northern Ireland
  • Michael D Higgins inaugurated as President of Ireland
  • Hindus 'treated as second-class' by President Higgins inauguration ...
  • Michael D Higgins re-elected as Irish president for second term
  • President expected to devote more time to Northern Ireland

  • Northern Ireland Remain parties to meet Theresa May on Tuesday
  • Irish prime minister Varadkar says he is pleased with draft Brexit deal
  • Brexit: Theresa May says deal will 'safeguard progress' in NI
  • Brexit is undermining 20 years of peace in Ireland, Irish prime ...
  • Irish GDP growth to ease but remain 'robust' - OECD
  • Nation in grip of boom envy as recovery 'souring mood' - experts warn
  • Dan O'Brien: 'Housing not choking off capital jobs boom - yet'
  • OECD warns of another 'boom-and-bust cycle' in Irish economy
  • EU-UK deal is best hope of Irish shares recovering from a Brexit ...
  • Cork Chamber & British Embassy joint report reveals “significant ...
  • Tourism Ireland to increase spending to €45m
  • Irish national grid to invest up to $216m in fight against lack of data ...
  • 'Mega deals' drive growth in investment across Europe
  • In Pictures: 'Ireland's youngest town' to get new harbour in €20m ...
  • €100 million under Urban Regeneration and Development Fund ...
  • In Pictures: 'Ireland's youngest town' to get new harbour in €20m ...
  • Ireland caught off balance
  • €24m funding announced for 18 projects as part of Rural ...
  • Cork Chamber & British Embassy joint report reveals “significant ...
  • Ireland second only to Germany for medical device exports
  • A year of highs and lows
  • IMF sees heavy hit to UK economy from Brexit
  • Irish dairy exports to Asia trebled from 2012 to 2017
  • Ireland Exports its Leprechaun
  • Eire Looks East In Case of Brexit Bruise
  • Business chiefs hopeful draft EU Brexit text will allay hard Irish ...
  • Food leads the way in record year for Enterprise Ireland exports
  • OECD warns Irish government to build up financial reserves with ...
  • Budget tax cuts for millions and huge investment for Northern Ireland
  • DUP abstains on government Finance Bill votes
  • Budget 'game-changer' as £350m allocated for Belfast deal
  • Budget 2019: Changing tax bands to benefit middle-income earners
  • Budget 2019: Landlords set for tax breaks worth millions
  • Budget 2019 main points: USC cut, €5 welfare hikes and extra paid ...
  • Brexit may make Irish debt more expensive in 2019 - NTMA
  • Budget 2019: Who still owes more – the Irish or the Greeks?
  • Why we should still worry about sovereign debt
  • Ireland's national debt rose to €198bn last year
  • Economy is not yet overheating, says fiscal advisory body
  • Ireland's debt still over €200bn despite fall in borrowing
  • EU raises forecasts for Italian budget deficit thru 2020; awaiting the ...

    Ireland Leaders


    President


  • Michael D Higgins inaugurated as President of Ireland
  • Michael D Higgins re-elected President of Ireland
  • In Pictures: Michael D Higgins inaugurated as President of Ireland

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Divorce papers signed, now Brexit battle moves to Parliament
  • With Northern Irish party opposed, British PM May's working majority ...
  • Irish Parliament Overwhelmingly Backs Brexit Divorce Deal

    Prime Minister


  • Northern Ireland Remain parties to meet Theresa May on Tuesday
  • Brexit: Theresa May says deal will 'safeguard progress' in NI
  • Park Place opens European base in Cork, Ireland

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Park Place opens European base in Cork, Ireland
  • Irish government extension talks need few more weeks - Deputy PM
  • Tentative Brexit Deal Keeps Border Porous Between Ireland ...

    Minister of Economy


  • Paul Gosling: It's misguided for advocates of Irish unity to call for ...
  • Carbon emissions reductions could be '95 per cent off target', says ...
  • All Ireland Scholarships 2018 award 125 students across the island ...

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Creed: Tillage forum, crop insurance, protein, greening and chemicals
  • Minister: Not putting a dampener on beet, but the price is low
  • Department's role in securing beef access to China honoured at ...

    Minister of Culture


  • Goodbye Irish Film Board, hello Screen Ireland
  • Culture Minister disgusted by vandalism: 'There is no bravery in ...
  • €100 million under Urban Regeneration and Development Fund ...

    Minister of Defense


  • Lawyer in Rape Trial Links Thong With Consent, and Ireland Erupts
  • European army may march on immediate and future threats
  • Defense Minister Pledges Solution To Misery Of Irish Potato Farmers

    Minister of Education


  • All Ireland Scholarships 2018 award 125 students across the island ...
  • Teacher was not employed by Minister for Education, Supreme ...
  • Study in Ireland: Education fair by Ministry of Education and Skills on ...

    Minister of Energy


  • Carbon emissions reductions could be '95 per cent off target', says ...
  • Ireland, Malta to face bills up to €13m for missed carbon targets
  • Massive hike in carbon tax needed if Ireland to meet targets – ESRI

    Minister of Finance


  • Here are the top 10 countries of origin for Ireland's latest new citizens
  • Nurses making 'unsustainable wage demands', Minister for Finance ...
  • Eamonn Sweeney: 'FAI's Irish solution to an Irish problem leaves ...

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Ireland must ban goods from occupied territories
  • No second Brexit deal on offer, warns Coveney
  • 70 tech jobs to be created in Cork

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • DUP 'hardline unionists' on Brexit - Varadkar
  • Ireland's Coveney: Brexit deal cannot be unpicked
  • Scouting Ireland: How the scandal unfolded

    Minister of Justice


  • Justice Minister condemns attack on asylum seeker hotel
  • Judge rules Minister must reconsider family reunification application ...
  • Gardaí investigating allegations of surveillance at Irish Prison Service

    Minister of Health


  • Health Minister confirms cap on cost of parking at hospitals
  • Patients report good hospital experience but survey raises ...
  • GPs refusing to facilitate abortions 'have lost faith' in Minister for Health

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Ireland has no plans to prepare infrastructure for hard border ...
  • Justice Minister condemns attack on asylum seeker hotel
  • Brexit: DUP to meet NI business groups over deal

    Minister of Sports


  • Ministers congratulate Irish Boxing Teams on success at EU and ...
  • Shameless Dail ministers lobbied for funding for posh golf clubs ...
  • Rugby: Japan's ex-Prime Minister Mori receives World Rugby award

    Director of State Security Service


  • Who owns your data and who decides on access to it?
  • Brexit Chaos: Why It Is A Major Terrorism And Security Risk
  • Russia fires on and seizes Ukrainian ships in Black Sea

    Chairman National Bank


  • LinkedIn faced probe for Facebook ads targeting 18 mn non-members
  • Republic is falling behind UK on tax incentives: Enterprise Ireland ...
  • Search begins for Northern Ireland's top directors

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Letters show O'Brien had UN authority for actions in Katanga
  • Dundrum student to represent Ireland at the UN in New York
  • Qatar donates $1m for International, Impartial and Independent ...

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Trump hits back after rebuke from US chief justice
  • Donald Trump set to shake up White House staff following midterms
  • Melania Trump calls for dismissal of senior government aide

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • If Facebook's top executives can't control it, how can Ireland?
  • A forgotten Chinese cook's Supreme Court case affirmed birthright ...
  • Full transcript: "Face the Nation" on November 25, 2018

    Opposition


  • Autumn Tests: Jeremy Guscott's verdict on England, Wales, Ireland ...
  • Northern Irish DUP rallies opposition to May's 'pitiful' Brexit deal
  • Irish Government still planning for hard Brexit

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Irish GDP growth to ease but remain 'robust' - OECD
  • Ireland caught off balance
  • Brexit deal 'will cost UK £100bn' by 2030
  • Northern Irish fishing community anxious over Brexit deal
  • Business This Week: results, indicators and meetings
  • United Ireland 'only winning scenario' after Brexit, report finds
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    Investment

  • Tourism Ireland to increase spending to €45m
  • Irish national grid to invest up to $216m in fight against lack of data ...
  • 'Mega deals' drive growth in investment across Europe
  • In Pictures: 'Ireland's youngest town' to get new harbour in €20m ...
  • €100 million under Urban Regeneration and Development Fund ...
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    Demographics

  • In Pictures: 'Ireland's youngest town' to get new harbour in €20m ...
  • Ireland caught off balance
  • €24m funding announced for 18 projects as part of Rural ...
  • Cork Chamber & British Embassy joint report reveals “significant ...
  • Ireland second only to Germany for medical device exports
  • A year of highs and lows
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    Export/Import

  • IMF sees heavy hit to UK economy from Brexit
  • Irish dairy exports to Asia trebled from 2012 to 2017
  • Ireland Exports its Leprechaun
  • Eire Looks East In Case of Brexit Bruise
  • Business chiefs hopeful draft EU Brexit text will allay hard Irish ...
  • Food leads the way in record year for Enterprise Ireland exports
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    Public Spending

  • OECD warns Irish government to build up financial reserves with ...
  • Budget tax cuts for millions and huge investment for Northern Ireland
  • DUP abstains on government Finance Bill votes
  • Budget 'game-changer' as £350m allocated for Belfast deal
  • Budget 2019: Changing tax bands to benefit middle-income earners
  • Budget 2019: Landlords set for tax breaks worth millions
  • Budget 2019 main points: USC cut, €5 welfare hikes and extra paid ...
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    Public Debt

  • Brexit may make Irish debt more expensive in 2019 - NTMA
  • Budget 2019: Who still owes more – the Irish or the Greeks?
  • Why we should still worry about sovereign debt
  • Ireland's national debt rose to €198bn last year
  • Economy is not yet overheating, says fiscal advisory body
  • Ireland's debt still over €200bn despite fall in borrowing
  • EU raises forecasts for Italian budget deficit thru 2020; awaiting the ...
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    Recent Econ Stats

    MomentCountryEventActualPreviousConsensusForecastpreviewpupdatedreviewrupdated
    2018-08-13IEConstruction PMI JUL58.456.900
    2018-08-09IEHarmonised Inflation Rate MoM JUL0.10%0.20%00
    2018-08-09IEHarmonised Inflation Rate YoY JUL0.70%0.90%00
    2018-08-09IEInflation Rate YoY JUL0.40%0.60%00
    2018-08-09IEInflation Rate MoM JUL0.10%0.30%00
    2018-08-08IEConsumer Confidence JUL102.1101.500
    2018-08-07IEIndustrial Production YoY JUN7.10%-4.30%01
    2018-08-03IEInvestec Services PMI JUL57.459.557.500
    2018-08-01IEInvestec Manufacturing PMI JUL5701
    2018-08-01IEInvestec Manufacturing PMI JUL56.356.65700