The Department of Finance is sending the first document setting out the parameters of Budget 2014 to other Government departments today, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has said.
A Japanese global healthcare company is to create 416 new jobs in Northern Ireland.
Farmers are facing crippling interest rates as co-ops reintroduce charges of 1pc per month to accounts over the coming weeks.
Martin Kennedy could barely watch as 18,500 ash trees were dug up and buried in huge pits on his farm near Kilmeaden, in Co Waterford, last week.
Dairy farmers have described Minister Simon Coveney's €100/hd BVD compensation payment for suckler farmers as "manifestly unfair".