The expectation for an adult child to take care of their parents financially in their old age is not unrealistic. But, nowadays, it’s taking much long(...)

Fergal and Barry Doyle at Arboretum

It wasn’t the advent of the recession, austerity and declining consumer spending that hit Arboretum garden centre hard. Rather, a new road bypassing t(...)

Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Dublin operation at Central Park office park in Leopardstown. The bank continues to reduce the scale of its Irish operations. (Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES)

Assets at the Dublin banking arm of Bank of America Merrill Lynch plunged in 2014, as the bank’s retrenchment in Ireland continued and headcount shru(...)

Paul McNamara (left), chief executive, and John Gallagher, chairman, at the IFG Group annual general meeting in Ballsbridge, Dublin on Tuesday. The group said it is targeting “meaningful profitability” in 2015. (Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times)

Pensions and financial advice specialist IFG said on Tuesday that both revenues and profits advanced in the first three months of its financial year (...)

Glanbia’s global performance nutrition division delivered a “good performance”, as revenues increased by 2.2 per cent. (Photograph : Matt Kavanagh / THE IRISH TIMES)

Glanbia, the performance nutrition and ingredients group, benefited from a strong dollar to report a 10.5 per cent jump in revenues in the first three(...)

Colette and Geoff Hall’s holiday home in Donegal: “Maybe it’s because it’s a traditional Irish cottage; people abroad are looking for something that looks Irish,” says Colette Hall, who has been overwhelmed with home exchange inquiries for the property

Summer is just around the corner and, with it, thoughts of a much-needed holiday. But if your purse strings are still constrained – or if you just fee(...)

Pre-tax profits at Vodafone Ireland fell by 14.5 per cent to €100m, according to accounts just published by the Companies Registration Office.In the (...)

 The Vintners’ Federation of Ireland is calling for greater supports and “equality” for the self-employed. (Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times)

The Vintners’ Federation of Ireland is calling for greater supports and “equality” for the self-employed.At its annual conference in Killarney on Mon(...)

The NCH has secured a capital funding allocation of €  6m secured for the restoration of the Kevin Barry Room and other spaces.

The National Concert Hall broke even in 2014, on turnover of €6.8m, as the classical music venue secured its third highest attendance figures to date(...)

Green said it has submitted planning applications for the development of 13-17 Dawson Street. It acquired the re-development opportunity last August for €23m. (Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times)

Property investment company Green Reit said on Monday that it has enjoyed a “relatively stable” start to the year, and its outlook remains positive a(...)