Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis at the start of a special Eurogroup Finance ministers meeting on Greek crisis at EU council headquarters in Brussels. Photograph: Olivier Hoslet/EPA 5:02

Greece’s finance minister Yanis Varoufakis said his country is still facing demands from creditors that it cannot agree to. He said Greece’s commitme(...)

Ryanair had another electric day, closing up 0.6 per cent at a new record high of €12.34. The airline has been enjoying a strong week on the back of positive sentiment around its future earnings

European stocks extended a sell-off as the region’s leaders differed on how Greek talks were progressing. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index lost 0.2 per c(...)

Laboratory tests have confirmed the presence of BSE in a dairy cow in Co Louth, marking the first new case of the disease in Ireland for nearly two y(...)

The initiative marks an expansion of the GAA’s commercial relationship with Etihad

Etihad Airways is to sponsor GAAGo, the Gaelic games streaming service for those outside Ireland. The subscription-based service, run by the GAA and (...)

 Mike McDonnell: chairman of Universal Talent Solutions HR group, with Phil Hogan EU commissioner for agriculture, and Martin Whelan, managing director of the group. Photograph:  Paul Sherwood

An online recruitment service for Europe’s €75 billion meat-processing industry was launched by EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan in Dublin yeste(...)

Dominick Chilcott, British ambassador to Ireland, said Irish dimension to the Brexit debate was not being overlooked. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Ireland could gain an additional €15 billion a year in foreign direct investment (FDI) if Britain opted to leave the EU, a conference heard yesterday.(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: the Government has signalled plans for an expansionary budget of €1.2 billion to €1.5 billion. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

There is no scope for reducing the tax take in next October’s budget given the pressures on expenditure, the Nevin Economic Research Institute (Neri(...)

The case centres on a five-year-old Robunt cow which was found dead on a dairy farm close to Louth village.

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney is expected to reveal the test results on a suspected case of BSE in Co Louth later this week. If confirmed, i(...)

The IMF used its third post-programme report to point out that solid progress toward a fiscal balance should be made while the economic conditions were favourable. Photograph: Reuters

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has issued a stern warning to the Government over its budget plans, claiming the proposed deficit-reduction targ(...)

 Despite having the   largest population Dublin city has only been ranked sixth in a measure of  fast food outlets based on the size of population. Dublin city has   six McDonald’s branches.

Swords, a relatively prosperous area with a large youth population, ranks as Ireland’s fast food capital, according to a study by the online doctor se(...)