Petroceltic said the project remains on track to deliver first sales gas in the first quarter of 2018

Dublin-based exploration firm Petroceltic and its partners has awarded the drilling contract for the Ain Tsila gas field in Algeria to the Chinese com(...)

Workers prepare for the opening of an Apple store in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province earlier this year. Apple is expected to show a 20% jump in  Q2 earnings on Monday. (Photograph: Chance Chan/ Reuters)

(...) want the government to make compromises needed to release funds for its economy. Investors are awaiting(...)

Peter Casey of Dragons’ Den: ‘The Germans definitely have a different way of operating to the Irish’

As the euro crisis lingers, the debate over its causes and consequences remains the most divisive issue in recent European history. As the EU’s hig(...)

 Unveiled with backing of some of music’s top stars, the Tidal streaming service led by rap mogul Jay Z has gotten off to a rocky start. After a brief spike in interest following its relaunch on March 30th, Tidal was on April 22th, 2015 the 872nd most downloaded iPhone app in the United States, and the 51st among music apps. It has fared little better in most other countries. Sweden, Tidal’s base, was the only country where it entered the top five list for downloaded apps, according to tracking service App Annie. (Photograph/AFP/Getty Images)

Jay Z took to Twitter to defend his new streaming music service Tidal, after news reports suggested that the app was slipping into early oblivion. I(...)

Minister Noonan said the government is planning to put other options on the table for the residue of the most “difficult cases”.

Kathryn Hayes in LimerickThe Minister for Finance Michael Nooan has revealed plans to call in six of the country’s main mortgage lenders to discuss re(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan Fine Gael  said he would seek to address the possibility of conflicts of interest by firms including Siteserv which are  involved in around 30 transactions  (including the sale of Siteserv) which are  to be reviewed. Photograph: The Irish Times

Accountancy firm KPMG will have to be at “arms length” from the inquiry into the controversial Siteserv sale should any conflict of interest arise in (...)

Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan said that money allocated for tax cuts and spending increases in the upcoming budget will be split evenly between the two. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Finance the economy is growing very strongly, with a growth of 4.8 per cent last year.“We are predicting(...)

Samples of standardised packaging of tobacco products, which has been  approved by the Government. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The State wants to have a legal challenge brought against its plan to introduce plain packaging on tobacco products referred to the Court of Justice o(...)

Clinique Pop Lip Colour + Primer (€19.50) With rich colours that moisturise lips and with a built in primer to keep colour in place these (...)

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has been criticised   for failing to secure an agreement for Greece. (Photograph: EPA/VALDA KALNINA)

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday reshuffled his team handling talks with European and IMF lenders, after his finance minister was sharply(...)