Dublin heavyweight CRH ended the day down 0.44 per cent at €25.62

Dublin stockbroker said that while the market was open, it was open only in name, with “no rhyme or(...)

Bangkok: Some six million Chinese are expected to visit Thailand this year, compared with 4.6 million last year. Photograph: REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

(...) programme provided by Tat for business operators such as direct-sales firms in China, the Xinhua news agency(...)

JP Morgan, Barclays, RBS, Citigroup and UBS have been fined a total of $5.7 billion by US prosecutors and UK regulators for forex rigging. Without fundamental changes to both the internal culture of big banks and a tougher regulatory approach to targeting individual directors, there is precious little chance of preventing such scandals from reoccurring. Pgotograph: EPA

(...) the regulatory consequences of bad behaviour, news of which emerges with monotonous regularity. As a(...)

People celebrate the results of leftist parties at the townhall square after the Spanish regional and local elections in Valencia, Spain early on Monday. Photograph: Reuters/Heino Kalis

(...) shape of new parties - market-friendly Ciudadanos (‘Citizens’) and anti-austerity Podemos (‘We Can(...)

Fast-growing medical devices, pharmaceutical, and computer software sectors are expected to drive most of the growth during the year. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

(...) average growth in exports achieved last year. There was good news elsewhere too, with the Bank of(...)

Fish Shop sits at the bottom of a townhouse near the Luas line in Queen Street, Dublin

(...) market with their fish and chips shed after moving home from London, where they left teaching jobs to run(...)

On the increase: more than 40,000 jobs have been created in Ireland over the past year. Photograph: Marc Gutierrez/FRF/Getty

(...) 2012 – a loss of more than 330,00 jobs. We have got close to 100,000 jobs back as the market recovers(...)

Lisdoonvarna has a farmers’ market running from 11am to 5pm on Saturday and Sunday

Burren Slow Food Festival in Lisdoonvarna has a Clare farmers’ market running from 11am to 5pm on(...)

Bank of Ireland closed at €0.35, down 2.47 per cent, while Permanent TSB, which was recently floated on the main market, fell 5.83 per cent, to €4.20. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

(...) when most European exchanges shifted by similar amounts. News on a move to buy out minority(...)

Dr Prannie Rhatigan  will be out and about with a seaweed identification tour

(...) you. There are 60 exhibitors in the Artisan Food Market; a meat, fish and poultry market in the Food(...)