Another glitch hit the National Lottery this week after a customer in Carlow bought four Quick Pick tickets each of which contained exactly the same six numbers. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/ The Irish Times.

Another glitch hit the National Lottery this week after a customer in Carlow bought four Quick Pick tickets each of which contained exactly the same s(...)

Irish Water says an estimated 46 million litres of water per day - enough to fill 18 Olympic size swimming pools - is leaking each day.

More than 30,000 Irish homes have been identified as having suspected water leaks with more than €1,000 worth of water draining from the pipes of some(...)

According to  figures, the Insolvency Service of Ireland are rejecting more than one in four deals involving mortgage debt brought to the table by personal insolvency practitioners.

What are Ireland’s banks playing at? According to the latest figures published by the Insolvency Service of Ireland (ISI), they are rejecting more tha(...)

Banks are losing more than €100,000 every time they reject a personal insolvency application but many continue to “defy commercial logic” by forcing distressed borrowers down the bankruptcy road, it has been claimed.

Banks are losing more than €100,000 every time they reject a personal insolvency application but many continue to “defy commercial logic” by forcing d(...)

The value of debit card transactions is projected to exceed the amount withdrawn from ATMs in the Republic for the first time this year. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Cash is no longer king. Or at least its crown is now being threatened by our love of plastic, with the value of debit card transactions set to exceed (...)

Director of the Insolvency Service of Ireland, Lorcan O’Connor. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Insolvency Service of Ireland has reached an agreement with lenders and agents acting on behalf of a new Personal Insolvency Application (PIA) pro(...)

Conor Pope: ‘My vigour in the pool does not go unnoticed’ I have gone on holiday by mistake. I am in Finland, and as luck would have it I have found m(...)

Ben Dunne: ‘Michael O’Leary does not recognise unions. Why not pick on him?’ Photograph: Matt Kavanagh 2:49

The failure of Dunnes Stores to recognise unions has been defended by its former managing director Ben Dunne, who has accused the media and the Mandat(...)

Rebranding the 24 Superquinn stores under the SuperValu banner in February 2014 led to an immediate jump in market share from 20 per cent to 25.1 per cent

SuperValu has taken over from Tesco as the largest grocery retailer in the State ending a period of overseas dominance stretching back over 10 years. (...)

Interest rates have never been lower, and anyone with a few bob to put aside is paying the price. Photograph: Thinkstock

What’s the landscape like for Ireland’s savers?  Not great. Interest rates have never been lower, and anyone with a few bob to put aside i(...)