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    1. July 30, 2015

      Economic recoveries in Spain and Ireland accelerate

      The Spanish and Irish economies are growing strongly as both recover from severe downturns to become the...

    2. July 30, 2015

      Ireland’s elite in spotlight at banking collapse inquiry

      The Galway races, Ireland’s leading horseracing festival and a highlight of the social calendar, got under way this...

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    1. July 29, 2015

      Irish central bank sets up team to look at Brexit implications

      The Irish central bank has joined a growing list of institutions assessing the implications for Ireland of a UK...

    2. July 29, 2015

      David Cameron eyes Irish path out of EU impasse

      David Cameron’s quest for a legally binding “treaty change” to enshrine his new EU deal has been rebuffed in many...

    3. July 28, 2015

      Zurich raises prospect of clean RSA exit for Hester

      Stephen Hester spent five years trying to revive the fortunes of crisis-hit Royal Bank of Scotland before political...

    4. July 28, 2015

      KKR joins €500m bet on Irish housing revival

      KKR is to team up with an Irish government fund to lend to housebuilders, in a bet by the private equity manager that...

    5. July 26, 2015

      Nouriel Roubini: Dr Doom condemns cute investment labels

      Nouriel Roubini is known as Dr Doom, ostensibly because of his foresight in predicting the US housing problems that led...

    6. July 23, 2015

      Dublin should be careful not to celebrate too soon

      As Greek lawmakers argued through the night over a bailout they all heartily loathe, a little smugness on the part of...

    7. FT Alphaville

      July 23, 2015

      FT Opening Quote - Unilever best-known brands boost growth

      Unilever shares are topping the early risers on the FTSE 100, up 2 per cent on second-quarter growth beating...

    8. July 23, 2015

      Crisis in Greece overshadows campaign in Portuguese poll

      A general election has been called in Portugal for October 4, the first of several national ballots in crisis-hit...

    9. July 22, 2015

      Austerity-hit Ireland debates how to spend extra €1.5bn

      For two days last week, politicians, civil society activists and business leaders gathered at Dublin Castle to discuss...

    10. July 20, 2015

      EU falls short on asylum quota scheme

      The EU’s attempt to spread the burden of asylum seekers arriving in Greece and Italy has suffered another setback when...

    11. July 15, 2015

      Brexit presents opportunities to Ireland’s financial sector

      Mention the word “Brexit” in business circles in Ireland and the response is a mix of bafflement and irritation. From...

    12. July 14, 2015

      IAG cleared for Aer Lingus takeover

      International Airlines Group’s €1.4bn takeover of Aer Lingus cleared its final hurdle as the European Commission gave...

    13. July 13, 2015

      EU tax: Tough love for multinationals’ sweetheart deals

      Until a few months ago, the medieval town of Athenry in County Galway owed its fame mainly to a song. Irish rugby and...

    14. July 13, 2015

      Apple Pay taps UK to shake up consumer spending

      Apple Pay, the contactless payment service, is set to launch in the UK on Tuesday, opening up a potentially large...

    15. FT Photo Diary

      July 13, 2015

      Flying the flag

      A woman dressed in red, white and blue watches the main Orange demonstration during the Twelfth of July parade on...

    16. July 13, 2015

      Huawei dips toe in Ireland with Amartus deal

      Huawei, the Chinese technology group, has made its first acquisition in Ireland with the purchase of a Dublin-based...

    17. July 12, 2015

      Eurozone’s political faultlines on display at Greece showdown

      The Greek crisis has exposed deep political faultlines in the eurozone. At issue for Germany and France is the...

    18. July 10, 2015

      ‘Bad bank’ property sale ignites cross-border Irish scandal

      It was the biggest property transaction in the history of Northern Ireland. It involved one of the world’s leading...

    19. July 10, 2015

      Dalradian pursues dream of gold rush in Northern Ireland

      Rain envelops the helicopter as it banks over the Sperrin Mountains and few landmarks can be identified in the green...

    20. July 9, 2015

      Norwegian Air Shuttle targets long haul via UK

      Norwegian Air Shuttle has revealed plans to set up a UK subsidiary as the low-cost airline sets its sight on further...

    21. FT Alphaville

      July 8, 2015

      Rocket watch

      Keep an eye on Matt Earl’s blog, where he has a couple of posts up so far on Rocket Internet, the industrial scale...

    22. July 8, 2015

      FRC launches formal investigation into RSA’s Ireland accountants

      Britain’s accounting watchdog has launched a formal investigation into financial discrepancies at RSA’s Ireland...

    23. July 7, 2015

      Sinn Féin’s alliance with Syriza shows shift in leftwing politics

      Euclid Tsakalotos, the new Greek finance minister, knows when to play to the gallery. Addressing the annual conference...

    24. July 6, 2015

      RSA hires finance director from rival Towergate

      RSA has hired the interim head of UK rival Towergate to become its new finance director, the latest in a series of...

    25. July 6, 2015

      Movers & shakers: July 6

      ● Nest, the UK state-backed workplace pension provider, will have a new chief executive in the autumn. Helen Dean,...

    26. July 3, 2015

      Assembly to probe alleged £7m payment to N Ireland politician

      Allegations that a £1.2bn sale of ­property assets to US private equity fund Cerberus was tainted by a £7m payment to a...

    27. July 3, 2015

      When Ireland’s publicans staged a bank run in reverse

      The people of Greece, without their banks, must look upon the coming days with dark foreboding. Yet a country without...

    28. Off Message

      July 2, 2015

      The consequences of 'English Votes for English Laws'

      In a devolution debate in 1977, Tam Dalyell, the Labour MP for West Lothian asked: For how long will English...

    29. June 30, 2015

      Cork: seeking a bigger role in Ireland’s tech aspirations

      Ireland’s second city, capital of the so-called “rebel county” of Cork, has a reputation for both independence and a...

    30. June 24, 2015

      A last chance for Alexis Tsipras to choose country over party

      So Alexis Tsipras has failed. A weak hand was weakened as Greece became more isolated than ever before, and the...

    31. June 24, 2015

      British exit from EU could take 10 years, study says

      A British exit from the EU would take a decade to negotiate, according to a study that pinpoints protracted uncertainty...

    32. June 24, 2015

      Data watchdog makes her presence felt

      One of the most influential people in Europe’s technology sector is about to make her presence felt a little more. More...

    33. June 24, 2015

      Dublin MPs call for Irish role in UK’s Europe negotiations

      The UK’s continued membership of the EU is so important to Ireland that the Irish government must be actively involved...

    34. June 23, 2015

      Liberty Global in talks to buy Ireland’s TV3

      John Malone’s cable group Liberty Global is in exclusive talks to acquire Irish broadcaster TV3, according to people...

    35. June 22, 2015

      RSA Ireland boss wins €1.25m over exit

      Accounting irregularities at RSA’s Irish business have been thrust back into the spotlight after the FTSE 100 insurer...

    36. The Exchange

      June 19, 2015

      Grexit offers the eurozone an opportunity — if it leans its lessons

      After initial disruptions, the eurozone would survive the likely, though not yet certain, exit of Greece. It could even...

    37. FT Data

      June 19, 2015

      A modern Greek tragedy – the crisis years in context

      Keith Fray and Valentina Romei During the six years from 2007 to 2013 the annual output of the Greek economy fell by...

    38. June 19, 2015

      Aer Lingus’ investors asked to back Heathrow slots deal

      Aer Lingus is to ask its shareholders to approve arrangements under which its take-off and landing slots at London’s...

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