Richard Bruton: his department says it will keep the rules “under review” and that they can be adjusted “in either direction” if they are adversely affecting the industry or consumers

After seven years of debate and delay, there is now a three- month scramble on to implement the new grocery regulations governing the relationship bet(...)

While Yahoo has disclosed some details around the operation of the account, such as IP addresses used, the internet company has so far resisted disclosing the content of communications

Yahoo is fighting legal attempts by the special liquidators of Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) to compel the internet giant to hand over emai(...)

The liquidator appointed by the High Court on Wednesday is clearing out Xtra-vision’s 83 stores and preparing to hand back the keys to landlords. photograph: dara mac dónaill

Xtra-vision, the movie rental chain that collapsed into insolvency this week with the loss of 580 jobs, has plenty of experience of going bust, having(...)

In Dublin, Ryanair closed up 2.3 per cent, while while Paddy Power, which is preparing a merger with Betfair, was up 1.3 per cent after €240 million worth of its shares changed hands. Photograph:  Nick Ansell/PA Wire

European stokcks rallied on Friday, trimming their worst January drop since 2008. The Iseq rose more than 2 per cent while the FTSE climbed 2.4 per c(...)

Petroceltic chief executive, Brian O’Cathain Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The consortium of lenders to which Petroceltic International owes more than $200 million (€185m) has given it a further week-long waiver on its repaym(...)

Clerys: liquidated last June.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Cheyne Capital, the London hedge fund that gave the developer Deirdre Foley the financial welly for her €29 million Natrium buyout of Clerys, has chan(...)

Alastair McCaig:  year of major volatility

The Irish branch of IG, the spread betting and financial trading firm, brought over Alastair McCaig, its top market analyst and media boffin, to Dubli(...)

I’m not sure what Rosie the Riveter is planning to do with her fist, but Ecocem’s executives should probably stay out of her way

Irish “green” cement company Ecocem is finding out just how hippyish those sun-soaked Californian folk can be following the emergence of some rather a(...)

Barry Napier:  high-profile investor

There is a bit of a row brewing over at Cubic Telecom, high-profile investor Barry Napier’s mobile technology company, backed by Audi and Qualcomm. (...)

Sean Aylward:  lobbied for Honorable Society of King’s Inns

There has been some private wailing and gnashing of teeth from some professional lobbyists in Ireland, following last week’s bursting into life of the(...)