First launched in 2002 with much aplomb to help boost pension coverage, PRSAs – or personal retirement savings accounts – were introduced to offer a c(...)

Stefan Gerlach, deputy governor of the Central Bank of Ireland said on Monday that the regulator’s new mortgage lending rules are “ functioning as intended”. (Photograph: Frank Miller /	THE IRISH TIMES)

Nine months on from the introduction of new mortgage limits, Central Bank deputy Governor Stefan Gerlach has said that the rules are “functioning as (...)

Number 4-5 Harcourt Road, Dublin 2 where Green Reit expects to obtain a full grant of planning to demolish the existing building in the coming weeks and to construct a new building of c.45,000 square feet, commencing with demolition of the existing building early in 2016 and completing the new building in H2 2017.

Green Reit’s move into development is progressing well, the property investment company said on Monday, noting that it is now on site in four of its (...)

FBD says that profitability in the Irish insurance market will be challenging into 2016 as the market has not increased rates sufficiently to compensate for the significant deterioration in the claims environment”.

The Irish insurance market will continue to be loss making in 2015 and 2016, insurance group FBD said on Monday, noting that rates haven’t risen enou(...)

Most of the increases in rent are going to the bank or to the Government, says Coleman O’Connor of O’Connor Shannon estate agents. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Tenants are not the only ones with grievances in today’s rental market. Rents may be approaching boom time levels, particularly in Dublin, but for lan(...)

Does this sound familiar? You’re one of the lucky ones to get an end of year bonus, which means that, come Christmas, you hit the shops with a bang an(...)

It’s tax return week again. Some 400,000 self-assessed taxpayers have until Thursday to file their 2014 tax return.

Self-assessed taxpayers all around the country are today frantically trying to finalise their 2014 tax return ahead of Thursday’s November 12th filin(...)

Tommy Breen, DCC chief executive, said that the group’s “very strong” performance was achieved through excellent performances from the energy, healthcare and environmental divisions, “notwithstanding a more difficult background for the technology division”.

DCC, the sales, marketing, distribution and business support services group, said on Tuesday that operating profit in the six months to end September(...)

Paddy Power and Betfair announced a plan to merge in August in a deal that creates the world’s biggest publicly-listed online gaming company, the latest in a wave of combinations across the industry. (Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg)

The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) on Monday invited “interested parties” to comment on the proposed merger of Irish bookmaker Paddy Powe(...)

One Dockland Central is currently being refurbished to Grade A standard and the works are expected to complete in early 2016.

Property investment company Hibernia Reit has pre-let 27,500 sq. ft. of office space in Commerzbank House in the IFSC to HubSpot Ireland Limited. The(...)