Mr Noonan said there was agreement from all lenders that customers should have access to more competitive mortgage products

Homeowners with standard variable mortgages (SVR) look set to benefit from reduced interest rates from July.Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said h(...)

Sam Neill in  Jurassic Park:  did his bit last week to boost the profile of a small Irish wine business

Sam Neill, the Tyrone-born, New Zealand-raised actor of Jurassic Park fame, did his bit last week to boost the profile of a small Irish wine business.(...)

Top 1000 companies: 54%   hail from Ireland, accounting for 68% of jobs

US technology giant Microsoft has become the largest company in Ireland for the first time, according to the The Irish Times Top 1000 Companies 2015 s(...)

John Hurley appearing at the Oireachtas banking inquiry on Thursday.  John Hurley at the Oireachtas banking inquiry on Thursday.

Liquidating one of the Irish banks was “not an option” on the night of the bank guarantee in September 29th 2008, the former Central Bank of Ireland g(...)

File photograph of Enda Kenny. Mr Kenny has been called to give evidence at the banking inquiry, along with Tánaiste Joan Burton. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Tánaiste Joan Burton and Minister for Finance Michael Noonan are among 12 people sent letters today by the Oireachtas banking in(...)

John McDonnell, Partner PwC and Ronan Murphy, Senior Partner PwC appearing before the Oireachtas banking inquiry

The managing partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has told the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry that the firm stands over its audits of Bank of Ireland, (...)

 Minister for Finance Michael Noonan relayed message on interest rates to AIB, Ulster Bank and ACC when they met  yesterday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Government is believed to want some signal from the banks they will assist customers in availing of lower variable interest rates within six to ei(...)

AIB’s rate cuts have put some  blue water between it and Bank of Ireland,  whose SVR is 4.5 per cent. These things are never black and white, of course – Bank of Ireland will pay the 1 per cent stamp duty for first-time buyers.

It was no coincidence that on the same day AIB was due to meet the Minister for Finance to discuss its standard variable mortgage rates, it was also l(...)

The Anchorage:  will show a net return of around 5 per cent when a number of rent reviews are completed

New Ireland Assurance has emerged as the surprise purchaser of The Anchorage, a seven-year-old office building in Dublin’s south docks, which will sh(...)

2-6 Balbriggan Retail Park: agent estimates that it cost around €100 per sq ft to develop the warehouses which can now be bought for €32 per sq ft

A partially let retail warehouse park in Balbriggan, Co Dublin, comes on the market today at a guide price of €1.2 million.DTZ Sherry FitzGerald is se(...)