Ryanair put in another strong performance, on back of steady volumes, closing the day 29 cent or 3.3 per cent up at €9.96 following a sector-wide trend. Photograph: Robin Townsend/EPA

Stock markets around the world clung to modest gains on Thursday, with European equities retreating from seven-year highs, after Germany rejected a(...)

One of the main drivers behind the negative price growth was a 2.4 per cent fall in the price of food

Plummeting oil prices pushed Ireland’s inflation rate to -0.6 per cent in January, its lowest level in four-and-a-half years.This is the second month (...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has welcomed the decision by AIB to match the discount offered on the €200 million that the bank is drawing down from the SBCI

The rates charged on loans from the new State-backed Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI), established to kick-start lending to SMEs, will (...)

Nama will pay a second annual dividend of nearly €84 million to junior bondholders next month.The State agency is under no obligation to pay out on ju(...)

Secondary-school  teachers protest outside the gates of Newpark Comprehensive school, Blackrock in March last year.

The number of working days lost to industrial disputes in the Irish economy almost trebled last year.Figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) (...)

The Department of Finance has launched a public consultation on whether to tax unused development land to address the current housing shortages.The p(...)

Most firms in the Irish food service sector are confident of growing their businesses this year, while just under half are planning to hire additional(...)

Brian O’Cathain chief executive Petroceltic. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The board of Petroceltic says it has been endorsed by three leading shareholder advisory groups in its fight with investor Worldview.The Dublin-based (...)

Chemicals and related products accounted for 58 per cent of the value of Irish exports in 2014, underscoring the role played by big pharma in the Iris(...)

Luck of the draw: last week’s Lotto was postponed after a glitch

After racking up losses of €43 million, Greek gaming giant Intralot last year pulled the plugged on a pretty disastrous foray into running part of the(...)