Vitis: Carbon tax calamity
The idea of a carbon tax that puts 8c on a litre of petrol may well be grounded in fine economic theory and the polluter-pays principle. But Ireland's hordes of long-distance commuters will take it as just one more kick in the teeth.
Vitis: Cross-border tourism boom
Jack Lynch may have decided not to invade the North this time 40 years ago but the six counties have experienced many border incursions in recent months.
Vitis: Nama’s worst nightmare?
Vitis hears unconfirmed reports of a residential complex in the Sandyford area whose insurance has been revoked because the insurer deemed that the development was not up to acceptable standards.
Vitis: Stop bashing bondholders
The bondholders holding Irish Government debt, whether senior or subordinated, must be getting nervous with all this talk of haircuts and, possibly worse, defaults.