Mortgages totalling €532 million were approved last month, which is the strongest level of mortgage approvals since the series began in 2011.

Mortgages totalling €532 million were approved last month, according to latest report from the Banking and Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI), which i(...)

INM group chief executive, Robert Pitt, said the first half of 2015 has been “very satisfactory” for the company both from an operational perspective and from a financial perspective. Photo: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Independent News & Media (INM) has posted a pre-tax profit of €15.1 million for the first half of 2015, is cash positive, and has said it will pur(...)

More than 8,700 days were lost to industrial disputes in the second quarter of 2015, according to new figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO).  Photo: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

More than 8,700 days were lost to industrial disputes in the second quarter of 2015, according to new figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO)(...)

The Windmill Lane site, which was once home to a recording studio used by U2, the Rolling Stones, Tom Jones and Van Morriso. Photo: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Property investor Hibernia Reit is to develop more than 120,000 sq ft of office space at Windmill Lane in Dublin’s south docks, as part of a joint ven(...)

Kingspan chief executive Gene Murtagh said the first half of 2015 has been “a record period” for the company. Photo: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Kingspan chief executive, Gene Murtagh, believes that the Republic’s building industry will continue growing over “the next few years”. Revenues at th(...)

Paddy Power:  results on Wednesday Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire
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Micheal Chadwick, chairman of Grafton Group, at its agm in May: property profits of £6 million in the half-year were higher than anticipated as a result of a property disposal in London.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Grafton Group is due to report first-half results this Thursday. The builders merchanting and DIY group’s stock came under pressure last month followi(...)

Perrigo chief executive Joseph Papa: “Mylan’s approach demonstrates an act of desperation.”

Mylan shareholders will on Tuesday decide on the generic drug maker’s bid to acquire Dublin-based rival Perrigo. Mylan is trying to acquire Perrigo in(...)

Irish social entrepreneur Keren Jackson has been shortlisted to fly to space as part of the Kruger Cowne Rising Star programme. Photo: Ieva Japertaite/Ieva Japertaite Photography

Irish social entrepreneur Keren Jackson has been shortlisted to fly to space as part of the Kruger Cowne Rising Star programme. Ms Jackson, who is th(...)

Irish households are continuing to reduce outstanding credit balances, according to new data from the Central Bank.

Irish households are continuing to reduce outstanding credit balances, according to new data from the Central Bank, with falls across mortgage and non(...)