Grey Mirage (right) ridden by Ryan Moore comes home to win The Ladbrokes All-Weather Mile Championships Conditions Stakes at Lingfield. Ladbrokes chief executive Jim Mullen was disappointed with their quarterly results. Photograph: John Walton/PA Wire

Newly appointed Ladbrokes chief executive Jim Mullen is bringing forward a strategic review of the listed bookmaker’s operations following a set of qu(...)

Bookmakers will have to pay a 1 per cent tax on all on-line bets placed in the Republic from August 1st under new legislation brought into force on Wednesday.

Bookmakers will have to pay a 1 per cent tax on all on-line bets placed in the Republic from August 1st under new legislation brought into force on We(...)

Hopes of more easy money from top central banks pushed Japan’s Nikkei index past 20,000 points for the first time in 15 years

World equity markets tested record highs as hopes of more easy money from top central banks pushed Japan’s Nikkei index past 20,000 points for the fi(...)

Glenn Murray celebrates after scoring the first goal for Crystal Palace as Manchester City’s Joe Hart appeals for offside recently. Photograph: Reuters / Suzanne Plunkett

We are approaching, as Alex Ferguson once charmingly described it, the nerve wracking “squeaky bum time” of the English football season. Half the Iris(...)

Kildare Town Centre has rent roll of €220,000 a year and a reserve range of €1.7 million to €1.9 million

Allsop is holding one of its biggest commercial property auctions on April 23rd with some 110 lots due to go under the hammer at a combined reserve va(...)

The two-storey building is divided into office, retail and residential use

CBRE is guiding €1,950,000 million for a mixed-use investment at Ratoath, Co Meath, which will show an initial yield of 11.18 per cent.The two-storey (...)

Realex founder and chief executive  Colm Lyon. Realex can lay claim to being one of the few truly indigenous tech companies to make it big. Photograph: Brendan Lyon/Image Bureau

At 52, Colm Lyon is no wunderkind of the tech world. He has been ploughing away at the e-payments game for more than 15 years. Yesterday, he struck go(...)

The Realex payments management team:  Paul Davey, chief financial officer; Gary Conroy, chief operating officer; Andrew Yoakley, head of business development; Morgan Hammersley, chief information officer; Colm Lyon, chief executive and founder; Ciarán Cassidy, head of product management and Owen O Byrne, chief product architect. Photograph: Brendan Lyon/ImageBureau

Businessman Colm Lyon and his wife Niamh look set to pocket up to €90 million from the sale of their online payments business, Realex. The firm(...)

 Paddy Power chief executive Andy McCue has moved to acquire the independent bookmakers owned by publican James Reilly. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The relentless squeeze of smaller, independent bookmakers by the bigger players in the market still has a few furlongs to run yet.Paddy Power, which o(...)

Labour Party leader Joan Burton and Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny (centre) have seen support for th Coalition parties grow, while support for Gerry Adams’s Sinn Féin is flat.

The two Coalition parties show signs of recovering some of the support they have lost in the past year, according to the latest opinion poll.The lates(...)