Beyond the bonhomie, Taoiseach Enda Kenny and British prime minister David Cameron hope to leverage their close relationship to their mutual advantage as Britain seeks to renegotiate its relationship with the European Union. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

As they sat down amid the sumptuous elegance of Downing Street’s White Room on Monday, Taoiseach Enda Kenny and British prime minister David Cameron w(...)

Hugh Cooney, who has died aged 63, was an accountant who chaired the board of Enterprise Ireland from 2008 to 2013 in very difficult economic conditio(...)

Two companies have announced plans to create 75 jobs in Cork, a data management service and the Department of Social Protection

Two companies have announced plans to create 75 jobs in Cork. In Ballincollig, Co Cork, Irish company Asystec, which also has offices in Limerick, Du(...)

Larger companies look to be benefitting most from the economic upturn according to the survey with 69 per cent of those firms canvassed reporting increased business activity

One in five Irish companies have succeeded in pushing through additional price increases in recent months, with a further 70 per cent saying they main(...)

Bessboro: 40 apartments near Terenure village, is on the market for €11.75m

A significant residential investment in Terenure, Dublin 6 is fresh to the market this week with DNG guiding €11.75 million. The investment at Bessbor(...)

Grant Thornton managing partner Paul McCann said that the merger will “serve to increase competition within the larger Irish firms, particularly in the areas of audit and taxation, as well as the growing market for corporate finance advisory services”. Photograph: Patrick O’Leary

Accountants Grant Thornton and RSM Farrell Grant Sparks are set to merge in a link-up that will see them threaten the profession’s dominant big four. (...)

Petroceltic chief finance officer Tom Hickey at the company’s AGM in Dublin.  Photograph: Sara Freund

Worldview Capital, the dissident shareholder that owns 29 per cent of oil and gas explorer Petroceltic International, has blocked a number of resol(...)

 Ireland’s football team:  continues to dole out nothing but heartbreak. Photograph: Reuters / Matthew Childs Livepic

The Ireland football team continues to dole out nothing but heartbreak and misery for supporters but at least we still have our accountants to keep th(...)

Joan Mulvihill’s motto: ‘I will think more about how I make others feel and less about how they make me feel.’ Photograph: Aidan Crawley

  Joan Mulvihill (41), chief executive of the Irish Internet Association   Joan Mulvihill regarded herself as unaccompli(...)

Beaux Lane House: Reputed to have been developed at a cost of about €20m

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI)has sold a substantial office block at the rear of Dublin’s St Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre to Germa(...)