Eason’s acquisition of two retail units in Cork brings its total footprint there to six outlets. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Irish-owned book and stationary retailer Eason & Son has acquired two retail units in Cork, called Porters, bringing the number of outlets it has (...)

Developer Bernard McNamara: to oversee €20 million expansion of the K Club. Photograph: Collins

Dr Michael Smurfit has applied for planning permission to expand the K Club, in a €20 million project to be overseen by Bernard McNamara, the well-(...)

The list includes two retired judges, lawyers who have worked on state investigations into child abuse, a retired financial regulator from Jersey and a banker formerly based in Hong Kong. From left: Justice Daniel O’Keeffe, Martin Moloney, Ita Mangan and Judge Clare Leonard. Photograph: The Irish Times

The Central Bank of Ireland has named the 13 members of a high powered inquiry panel to investigate allegedly rogue banks and bankers. The list includ(...)

The inquiry has the power to fine regulated corporations up to €10 million or 10 per cent of turnover depending on certain factors. Individuals can be fined up to €1 million provided this will not bankrupt them.

The Central Bank of Ireland will reveal today the names of a high-powered inquiry panel to investigate allegedly rogue banks and bankers. The first ca(...)

Gerry Barrett, a former maths teacher turned developer, is one of the largest remaining clients of Nama.

The National Asset Management Agency has appointed estate agent Cushman & Wakefield to sell a €778 million loan portfolio secured on property form(...)

Seán Quinn: in 2004 he trumped Tony Mullins’s €70million bid to take Barlo private with an €84 million offer. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Irish-owned investment group RHP Bidco, which is headed by former Barlo chief executive Tony Mullins, has acquired Quinn Radiators for €25 million.RHP(...)

Gencell Biosystems, a privately-owned Irish company, had raised €6 million to date from backers including Enterprise Ireland and global investors.

A Limerick-based medical technology company founded just three years ago has been sold for about $150 million (€117 million). New York Stock Exchange-(...)

Graffiti pictured along Creighton St and Windmill Lane, Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The Dublin Docklands Development Authority is selling control of a key building in the south docks to rock band U2 for about €450,000. The auth(...)

The debts of the ‘Racing Post’ are being sold by KPMG which is the special liquidator of IBRC, formerly Anglo Irish Bank.

A bidder for the Racing Post has withdrawn from the sale of the title’s €200 million debt and criticised the handling of the sale by Anglo Irish Ba(...)

Star Fantasy Leagues’s users mainly follow baseball, basketball, ice hockey and American football. Photograph:  Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

IIU, the private equity firm led by billionaire financier Dermot Desmond, has invested in Star Fantasy Leagues (SFL), an online daily and season-long(...)