(...) recognise those towns that do their best for tourism and where all sectors have supported the strengthening(...)

Brendan McGurgan, managing director of CDE Global: “The recession forced us to look at export markets and widen our export reach”

(...), we’ve created a function that has no other remit than new product development and existing product(...)

A slide in oil and commodity prices has weighed on smaller energy producers, primarily in the US, as big Opec producers continue pumping crude to maintain market share. (Photograph: YASUYOSHI CHIBAYASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)
Global debt defaults near milestone

(...) materials industries and the average yield for junk bonds in the two sectors shot above 12 per cent last(...)

Actual investor returns, one study concluded, are “systematically lower than buy-and-hold returns for nearly all international stock markets”.   Photograph:  Spencer Platt/Getty Images

(...) is hypothetical, and a sceptic might point to other possible scenarios whereby an investor(...)


(...) multinationals. In the other two sectors, distribution and financial services, there are some significant Irish(...)

An occupancy rate of 95% for Irish acute hospitals is much higher than in the US and UK. Photograph: Thinkstcok

(...) appointments. These are colossal figures for a population of 4.6 million. Commentators from different sectors(...)

Ciaran Lynch, Chairman of the Oireachtas Committee of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis

The architecture of Irish governance compares favourably with other jurisdictions. Successive Irish(...)

Kainos reported pre-tax profits of more than £5.1million for the six months to September 2015 compared to over £5.6 million for the corresponding period the previous year.

(...) financial sectors, now intends to make its first interim dividend payment next January. It highlights in its(...)

Ryanair enjoyed good activity on Thursday but was a bit quieter on Friday as well as marginally weaker

(...) over a week. Germany’s Dax index outperformed other national indexes to gain 0.3 per cent, with(...)

Brendan McKearney says growing up in a farming community prepared him for the Japanese mentality.

Having spent three decades in Germany working for other people, Brendan McKearney recently(...)