Coillte is selling around 300 masts and equipment locations for an undisclosed sum.

Coillte has agreed a deal to sell its network of 298 telecoms masts to a French investment fund, Infravia Capital Partners, for about €70 million. The(...)

It wasn’t long before talk got around to the drinks industry’s most pressing issue: the apparent need for a budget cut in alcohol excise duty

Charlie Bird, the former RTÉ newsman, was on hand to referee an unexpected and rather prickly debate that ensued on Tuesday at a drinks industry-spons(...)

A report last month from a team of Central Bank economists found  the light-touch regulation of SPVs could “potentially exacerbate the vulnerabilities within the financial system”. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The Central Bank said on Thursday it would roll out stricter reporting requirements “within months” for certain types of financial companies, after (...)

Gavin Slark, Grafton chief executive officer, said that despite current challenges the group is “well placed to make further progress in the second half towards delivery of its medium term targets of a 7 per cent operating margin and 15 per cent return on capital employed.”(Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES)

Gavin Slark, the chief executive of the Grafton Group, which reported strong interim results on Thursday, said the company remains on the lookout for (...)

The updated filing also confirms that Denis O’Brien will continue to receive a quarterly dividend of $10 million from the company, which could also boost payments to its billionaire founder

Denis O’Brien’s Caribbean telco Digicel has added Davy stockbrokers to the ticket for its upcoming flotation in New York. It’s expected to raise in th(...)

The arrangements using charities are part of tax-efficient structured finance deals aimed at attracting the institutions to set up “special purpose vehicles”in Ireland to house the high-risk assets. A team of economists from the Central Bank last month published a report on the use of these types of structures

Matheson, Ireland’s biggest corporate tax firm, uses three charities registered to “relieve poverty and distress” to help hedge funds and banks pay le(...)

Christine Bleakley at Rossnowlagh on the Wild Atlantic Way for TV programme Wild Ireland. Photograph: Big Mountain Productions

A senior official with State tourism body Fáilte Ireland has warned against overstating the negative impact of high alcohol prices on tourism. Paul K(...)

Irish companies were also active abroad, buying 11 foreign companies, according to a new report from Investec. Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters

Irish companies are firmly back on the acquisitions trail at home and abroad, according to a fresh report on company buyouts from Investec. The purch(...)

Brian O’Cathain of Petroceltic: the Irish exploration firm strongly denied allegations of fraud and mismanagement that were made about the company online. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Automattic, the Californian company behind the world’s most popular blogging site, Wordpress, has finally removed an anonymous site that was allegedl(...)

Concerns over China’s economic outlook set stocks tumbling in Tokyo on Friday, and analysts expect a volatile week in global markets. Photograph: EPA

Investors are braced for further market volatility after the Iseq endured a torrid end to last week, following a global sell-off due to fears over Chi(...)