Volkswagen was back on top as the best-selling new car brand by the end of February. Last month Toyota took the lead on the German giant.

The sales of new cars in Ireland grew by 24 per cent in February, compared to the same period last(...)

Barclays said on Tuesday it made a 2014 adjusted pretax profit of £5.5 billion, up from a restated £4.9 billion in 2013 and above the average analyst forecast of £5.3 billion. (Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire)

(...) manipulation in the foreign exchange market as the British bank’s annual profits rose a higher-than-expected 12(...)

Brazil Independence day at University of Limerick 2:34

(...) biggest driving force in sending new students to us.” The HEA has already transferred €50 million from(...)

Limerick remains the best value destination in Ireland at an average of €76 a room. Killarney is the most expensive at €111

(...) general inflation last year, according to a new survey. The average price of a hotel room in 2014 was €103(...)

 Fireworks explode over the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin as tens of thousands gather to celebrate the reunification of the two Germanys, October 3rd, 1990. Photograph: Wolfgang Rattay/Reuters

(...) decision to move immediately to a unified labour market was a brave one. It meant that, instead of growth(...)

PwC said Dublin will have the highest growth rates in revenue per hotel room this year and next

(...), pulled together a report attributing 30,000 new jobs to the initiative and asserting that it was a highly(...)

Trader Fred DeMarco watches a screen as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange: The longer you hold equities, the greater your chances of a decent return. But how long is necessary? Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

(...) appears to have catalysed confusion on a grand scale.“FTSE hitting record high shows global confidence in(...)

Supasundae wining at Ascot for Barry Geraghty in December. Johnny Burke takes up the ride  for the Weatherbys Champion Bumper at Cheltenham. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst

Waterford-based trainer continues to be impressed by his new bumper recruit who is a general 12-1 shot for(...)

Derek Douglas, a painter with Dublin City Council, in the  fruit and vegetable market in the city centre which has received approval to be turned into a continental-style food market. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

(...) behind schedule.The council drew up plans for the new market in February last year and had hoped to have(...)

Wal-Mart is so big that its action will probably lead to raises for millions of workers employed by other companies. Photograph: Patrick T Fallon/Bloomberg

(...) market, reflected in increasing willingness to quit bad jobs.What’s interesting is that these pressures(...)