Petroceltic chief executive officer Brian O’Cathain survived the attempted putsch by its 28 per cent shareholder Worldview. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill.

Computershare, the global business services company that collated the votes at a fraught Petroceltic International EGM on Wednesday, has rejected cri(...)

Richard Moat, the chief executive of Eircom, said the company would now review its property portfolio, which numbers about 1,200 sites nationwide, to see if there is scope for other commercial deals.

Eircom has sold one of its main Dublin telephone exchange sites, on Adelaide Road, to the Clancourt Group in a deal believed to be worth in excess o(...)

 Tesco  group chief executive Dave Lewis:  said he will cut its central administration costs by 40 per cent. Photograph: PA

Tesco Ireland has made up to 25 positions redundant at its head office in Dublin as the impact of Dave Lewis, the parent group’s new chief executive, (...)

Fyffes, the banana distributor, slipped more than 1.5 per cent to close the day at €1.17 per share. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

The Dublin stock exchange reached its highest level since 2008, climbing 1.1 per cent.Shares rose across most of Europe, building on their best start(...)

Angelo Moskov, CEO Worldview Capital, speaking watched by Alasdair Robinson, company secretary, Robert Adair, chairman, Brian O’Cathain, chief executive officer at the Petroceltic EGM, in Kildare Street, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Security was tight in the Royal College of Physicians for Petroceltic’s extraordinary general meeting, called by its biggest shareholder Worldview Cap(...)

Vincent Browne: justified his world view by referring to conversations he had with a businessman “with his finger on the pulse”.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

There was an abundance of ire in a blog posting this week by Isme, the small and medium enterprise lobby group, chastising the broadcaster and columni(...)

Stephen Glancey: C&C boss.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Anybody who has ever drunk a flagon too many of cider will confirm that the stuff can indeed make you chippy, if you’re not careful with it. So it’s n(...)

Electric Picnic: three-day event. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Three, the mobile phone company that last year swallowed up bigger rival O2, really does take its name seriously when it comes to sponsorships. It is (...)

Monster, the Real Madrid to Indeed.com’s Barcelona, has come on board as a sponsor of National Employment Week.

There is sure to be a little extra spice in the rivalry between the two behemoth online jobs sites, Indeed. com and Monster, following National Employ(...)

Irish pubs: due to be snapped up by  US investment houses

Ulster Bank is expected shortly to bring to market its Project Coney portfolio of assorted commercial loans, which is thought to include about 70 pub(...)