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DUBLIN Ireland may need to cool parts of its economy in a couple of year, potentially by raising taxes, if ramped up public investment coincides with full employment, its central bank chief was quoted as saying on Monday.
DUBLIN There are no signs at the moment of Ireland's economy overheating but the risk could develop, particularly as the government increases capital investment, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said on Thursday.
DUBLIN Ireland's gross domestic product fell by 2.6 percent quarter-on-quarter in the first three months of the year but still stood 6.1 percent higher than a year ago after data for the previous quarter was revised up sharply, data showed on Friday.
DUBLIN Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Wednesday it will be practically and legally "extremely difficult" to find ways to maintain an open border with Northern Ireland after Brexit, even with the sympathy and goodwill of the European Union behind it.
DUBLIN Ireland could sell more shares in Allied Irish Banks (AIB) after an oversubscribed initial public offering (IPO) left large funds keen to buy more, the bank's chief executive said on Tuesday.
DUBLIN Ireland raised 3 billion euros ($3.4 billion) by selling a quarter of Allied Irish Banks (AIB) on Friday in a remarkable turnaround for a company at the forefront of reckless lending during the "Celtic Tiger" boom.
DUBLIN Ireland is set to net at least 3 billion euros (2.64 billion pounds) from its initial public offering of Allied Irish Banks (AIB) after the bookrunners said order books were covered in the upper half of a narrowed price range.
LONDON/DUBLIN Britain is likely to enter arduous talks on its exit from the European Union without a deal to keep Prime Minister Theresa May in power as negotiations with a Northern Irish "kingmaker" party grind into a second week.
DUBLIN Ireland will review plans laid out last year to establish a contingency reserve by examining how much should be set aside each year and whether it should start in 2019 as planned, new Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe told Reuters on Saturday.
DUBLIN Leo Varadkar was elected Irish Prime Minister on Wednesday, making the 38-year-old son of an Indian immigrant the first gay premier of the once-staunchly Catholic country and the youngest person to hold the office.
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