Ireland could offer itself as a home to some of Britain's wealthiest residents if a Labour government was elected in the UK and followed through on threats to abolish a rule which allows some people to mitigate their UK tax liability.
The Irish Mortgage Holders' Organisation wants the Government to introduce a State-sponsored split mortgage that would allow local authorities to supplement the payments made by home owners in loan arrears and in danger of having their properties repossessed.
The battle to take full control of Arnotts department store in Dublin is set to intensify in coming weeks, according to The Irish Times, as its two rival shareholder blocs step up negotiations that are likely to result in one side buying out the other.
Minister for Business and Employment Ged Nash has criticised Dunnes Stores management for failing to attend a Labour Court hearing last year to resolve issues which will result in a one-day strike at the chain on Thursday 2 April.
The Cabinet has approved a €180m final settlement on pension arrangements for Waterford Crystal employees, who lost their pensions when both the company and their pension scheme became insolvent in 2009.