DPD Ireland chief executive Brendan O’Neill. DPD has launched Parcel Wizard, a service that allows Irish shoppers   to order from UK websites.

In the run-up to Christmas, a bugbear for many Irish people shopping online is the fact a huge number of UK retailers do not deliver to Ireland. The(...)

Schlumberger, the world’s number one oilfield services provider, is to cut  37 jobs from its  plant in Antrim, as it focuses on controlling costs amid   falling oil prices. Photograph: Atef Hassan/Reuters

Oilfield services company Schlumberger is to cut 37 jobs from its workforce at its plant in Newtownabbey, Co Antrim. Unite deputy regional secretary J(...)

Cork-based Voxpro, founded by Dan and Linda Kiely, is expected to announce several hundred new jobs this afternoon.

Business process outsourcing company Voxpro is to create 400 jobs in Cork. The new jobs will bring the Irish company’s total headcount to more (...)

Sir Anthony O’Reilly, the businessman often said to be Ireland’s first billionaire, is  applying for bankruptcy in the Bahamas today. Photo: PA

Sir Anthony O’Reilly has been declared bankupt in a court hearing in the Bahamas and is now to be allowed file for an insolvency arrangement, the Supr(...)

The building materials giant’s stock climbed 5 per cent to close at €26.76. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Key stock markets in Europe and Asia rallied as expectations built that the US Federal Reserve will raise interest rates next month, while the US dol(...)

Located in the 200-year-old vaults below the chq building in Dublin’s IFSC, the vaults includes a 100-person events space, meeting and conference rooms, a bar and space for hot-desking.

Dogpatch Labs has developed 8,000 square feet of event space for Dublin’s start-up community, which was opened in Dublin today. Located in the 200-yea(...)

Eugene Smyth, investment manager with Dublin BIC, which manages the AIB Seed Capital Fund, and Paul Glynn, chief executive of Davra Networks

Irish Internet of Things company Davra Networks plans to create 20 new jobs next year after securing an investment of €1.5 million. The funding comes(...)

 Peter Simpson and Aisling Ryan in the new Open Gate Brewery. Photograph:   Maxwells

For the first time in its history, Guinness is to open its experimental brewery in Dublin to the public. For over a century, the company has ke(...)

Applegreen shares rose 3.9 per cent

European investors edged back into safer assets yesterday as a shootout between French police and militants suspected of involvement in the Paris att(...)

A survey of the 600 business leaders in attendance at the PwC forum found 39.7 per cent had experienced a cyber attack in the last year. Photograph: Getty Images

The cyber threat landscape is bigger than ever in 2015, with social engineering methods such as fake emails becoming more sophisticated, according to (...)