HeyStaks’ platform analyses smartphone behaviour anonymously to understand the intent and interests of users

UCD-based start-up firm HeyStaks has raised €1.5 million in investment from the Denis O’Brien-owned mobile network provider Digicel to help bring its (...)

UnionPay: its days of domination may be under threat after a complaint in 2012 by the United States to the World Trade Organisation

The Chinese payment system UnionPay, operated by the People’s Bank of China and owned by the about 85 domestic banks, which dominates the credit card (...)

 PTSB is due to release its interim results next Wednesday.

Research reports in recent days on Bank of Ireland and PermanentTSB by Goodbody Stockbrokers’ analyst Eamonn Hughes were a signal that interim results(...)

Property developer Johnny Ronan: acquired four vacant office blocks and surrounding land in Ballsbridge, Dublin, for €67.5 million. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Irish property developer Johnny Ronan is understood to be planning a €200 million redevelopment of a site in Ballsbridge adjoining AIB’s head offic(...)

In the High Court, Ms Justice Deirdre Murphy ruled the Revenue had discharged the burden of proof showing the best interests of the liquidation of the Hazel Hotel in Monasterevin required Anthony J Fitzpatrick’s removal as liquidator. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A liquidator to a Co Kildare hotel has been removed over what a High Court judge said was his “flawed understanding” of his role. The Revenue Commissi(...)

Property developer Sean Mulryan arriving at the banking inquiry. Photograph: Eric Luke

It was a long day at the banking inquiry on Wednesday for the developers Sean Mulryan and Michael O’Flynn, the first property developers to address th(...)

Fergus Murphy, former chief executive of Irish building society EBS

The former head of EBS building society Fergus Murphy has told the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry there was a “very reasonable chance” the institution cou(...)

Douglas Newman Good Commercial, which has recently been seeking offers for Exchequer Chambers in Dublin, has been acquired by Lambert Smith Hampton

Property agent Lambert Smith Hampton has acquired rival Douglas Newman Good Commercial for an undisclosed sum. Founded by Edmund Douglas in 1993, Doug(...)

Last summer, Green REIT paid €23 million for the Sun Alliance building on Dawson Street in Dublin city centre. It is planning to replace it with a new modern building twice its size

The recovery in the commercial property sector is undoubtedly in full flight – at least in Dublin – with values on the way up and transaction levels r(...)

Best Menswear co-owner David Jones. Photograph: Inpho/Donall Farmer

An interim examiner has been appointed to Best, the company operating thirteen Best Menswear stores across Ireland and two other fashion stores employ(...)