Irish engineering group Mincon grew revenues in the first half of 2015 by 40 per cent, but operating margin fell by 22 per cent due to a pressure on pricing. (Photograph: Eric Vidal/REUTERS)

Irish engineering group Mincon grew revenues in the first half of 2015 by 40 per cent, but operating margin fell by 22 per cent due to a pressure on (...)

Analog Devices in Limerick. On Wednesday the company said it would close its defined benefit pension scheme and invest €190m in a new defined contribution scheme. (Photograph: Press 22)

Analog Devices has become the latest company to switchfrom a defined benefit (DB) or final salary based pension scheme to a defined contribution (DC)(...)

Siobhan Talbot, Glanbia managing director, said that the group’s first half year results show that its strategy is “on track”. (Photograph:v Dylan Vaughan)

Glanbia’s sports nutrition business, which includes a range of products derived from the once-discarded whey protein, has become the largest contribu(...)

Loans transacted during the first half of the year include the sale  by Permanent TSB of half of its UK residential portfolio to Cerberus for €3.5 billion. Photograph: Alan Betson

Irish banks accounted for the fourth-greatest number of loan sales, by value, in Europe in the first six months of 2015, new research from PwC shows.(...)

Ryanair was strong again on Tuesday, adding 17 cent, or 1.4 per cent to close at €12.88. Photograph: Josep Lago/AFP/Getty Images

A sell-off in mining and energy stocks weighed on markets across the globe on Tuesday, against a background of continuing uncertainty in China. Marke(...)

Aer Lingus will continue to fly with a shamrock on its tail but it will no longer have an Irish owner as it joins the British-Spanish group IAG.

It’s the end of an era as more than 95 per cent of Aer Lingus shareholders vote in favour of an acquisition by British Airways owner IAG, thus formal(...)

Aer Lingus staff, Fiona Tracey, Sorcha O’Rourke, Grainne Kelly and Lydia Worrell, welcome the arrival of first Aer Cap Airbus A350 at Hanger 6 Dublin Airport in July 2015. (Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times)

Shareholders in Aer Lingus have until today, August 18th, to accept an offer from British Airways owner IAG to acquire the airline. However the deadl(...)

Going to college has always been expensive, and the advent of free fees hasn’t really changed this. Indeed the rising cost of accommodation, plus a he(...)

Irish owners of holiday homes in Brittany or apartments in Puerto Banus are now able for the first time to decide to whom they wish to leave these properties under new EU succession regulations

Irish owners of holiday homes in Brittany, golf properties in Qunita do Lago, or apartments in Puerto Banus are now able, for the first time, to decid(...)

A drilling rig at Providence’s Helvic Oil field in the Celtic Sea.  Shares in the Irish oil and gas exploration company have plunged in the past year.

Shares in Irish oil and gas exploration company Providence Resources fell further yesterday, as the company issued a statement indicating it was not a(...)