Prime Active Capital, the Dublin and London listed private equity firm, made a loss of €2.4 million last year. The group said it had completed the di(...)

The figures show overall loans to households, which includes mortgages, decreased by 3.2 per cent in the 12 months to March.

Non-mortgage lending to Irish households rose again last month, marking the first consecutive month-on-month increase since 2008, with one expert link(...)

 Carbery said price volatility in the food industry this year would be heavily influenced by post-quota milk volumes. Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

Carbery, one of the State’s largest food and ingredients companies, is expecting to increase production by 10-15 per cent this year in the absence of(...)

Bank of Ireland accounted for just 6 per cent of the court repossession proceedings issued last year, according to the bank’s governor, Archie Kane, (...)

Retail sales rose by 1.4 per cent last month on the back of stronger sales in motor, bar and other retail sectors of the economy.However, when the vol(...)

House prices rose last month partially reversing the two previous months of decline, which experts had blamed on the introduction of new lending restr(...)

The late Brian Lenihan, who was Fianna Fáil minister for finance in 2009.    Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

2009 will go down as one of the darkest chapters in Irish economic history. It started with the decision to nationalise Anglo – an admission, if th(...)

Micheal Savage, co-author of the  ESRI report ‘Crisis, Austerity, Recovery: Income Distribution through the Great Recession in Ireland’. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The poorest section of Irish society suffered the largest contraction in income as a result of the recession, according to one of the most comprehens(...)

Supermarket chain Sainsbury rose after deciding to axe 800 store jobs in a drive to cut costs. Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

European stocks declined yesterday as data showed euro zone output expanded at a slower pace in April and Ericsson-led technology shares lowered. A(...)

Belmond Grand Hibernian: the firm has refitted 11 Irish Rail carriages for luxury at a cost of $10 million.

Imagine the Orient Express, luxury dining cars in tow, steaming through Limerick junction – and not an Irish Rail ham sandwich in sight.It’s set to (...)