Twitter: results out on Thursday. Photograph: Reuters/Kacper Pempel
Your business diary for this week

TODAY Results: Exxon Mobil. Indicators: Euro zone Markit manufacturing PMI (Jan); Irish PMI manufacturing (Jan); US ISM manufacturing PMI (Jan) and pe(...)

Rory McIlroy and Horizon MD Conor Ridge pictured together at the White House in March  2012. Photograph: Benjamin Myers/Reuters

By rights, Rory McIlroy, the world’s number-one ranked golfer and one of sport’s most marketable figures, should be preparing to smell the azaleas. I(...)

The merged firm also will sell specialty policies to businesses, as well as life and accident-and-health coverage.

Axis Capital Holdings has agreed to merge with Dublin-headquartered PartnerRe, combining two reinsurers with a total market value of almost $11 billio(...)

Gary  McGann will today join Paddy Power as an independent non-executive director and as a member of the audit committee.

Irish bookmaker Paddy Power has appointed Smurfit Kappa chief executive Gary McGann to its board.Mr McGann will today join Paddy Power as an independe(...)

The Camogie Association launched the 2014 Liberty Insurance Championship with a new campaign: “Our game: your game”, that aims to bring the game to a wider audience. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

There’s all that throwing like a girl isn’t there? And it’s never on the telly? And yes they’re very good – for girls – but proper athletes? For ye(...)

  Radamel Falcao signed for Man Utd on a season long loan. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire.

Radamel Falcao finally sealed a £6m season-long loan move to Manchester United at 1.30am this morning, in the transfer window’s most eye-catching deal(...)

 Antonio Sanabria (right) of AS Roma passes the ball past Luke Shaw (Manchester United). Shaw has been told by Louis van Gaal to get fit. Photograph: Bob Pearson/Epa

Manchester United have had to devise a special training programme to get Luke Shaw in shape for the start of the season.Shaw had a fortnight off afte(...)

Oisin Ryan and Ranga Vadhineni of Localmint
New Innovator: Localmint

Two years ago, Ranga Vadhineni needed to locate an out-of-hours pharmacy in a hurry when his son became very ill. He assumed the internet would be the(...)

Leinster players Sharon Lynch (left) and Fionnuala Gleeson at the announcement of the sponsorship deal

Fruit and vegetable supplier Donnelly is to sponsor Leinster women’s rugby for the next three years. The Co Dublin company will use the (...)

Former Irish Pensions Trust executive Alan Broxson: argued that while pension fund assets had continued growing, “the liabilities have been growing at an even faster rate”.

Poor investment returns are not one of the factors that have plunged large numbers of retirement funds in the Republic into crisis, according to one i(...)