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Ride-sharing services are not the answer to Dublin’s taxi problem

Michelle O'Sullivan 12/07/2022

This article originally appeared in The Irish Times, 8th July 2022.   In response to concerns around the availability of taxis in Dublin, Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has suggested the Government might consider introducing transport-sharing services. He specifically noted the presence of Uber and Lyft in other countries. Uber and Lyft are online …



Is there a progressive approach to construction viability?

Robert Sweeney 03/05/2022

Global inflation has been hitting most of us hard. It has the potential to derail, or at least wobble, Ireland's recovering housing market. The claim …

Will a Domestic Stimulus work in a Small Open Economy like Ireland?

Slí Eile 19/05/2009

Sli Eile: Taoiseach Brian Cowen commented over the last weekend that the main opposition parties wants the Government to cut more while the other …

Report card for the parties in opposition

Slí Eile 21/04/2009

Sli Eile: Over recent weeks I assessed the various economic proposals of some political parties – see previous posts on this site for Fine Gael, …

Labour proposals on job creation

Slí Eile 13/04/2009

Slí eile: Being a small island country on the edge of Europe, there was a time when we were taught at school that ‘Ireland has no natural …

Labour and the budget

07/04/2009

The story goes that, when asked to evaluate the long-term impact of the French revolution, a student replied that it was too early to say. The …

Its all about choices

04/04/2009

Listening to the RTE News at 9 pm some evenings is not a healthy night cap for those worried about jobs – their own or those of their loved ones. …

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