Brian O’Donnell  with his son Blake. The adult O’Donnell children lost their claim that they owned Gorse Hill. Photograph: Courts Collins

A High Court judge has been asked to prevent retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell contesting a bank’s bid to prevent him trespassing on his former fami(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary: airline  ended the day 1 per cent down at €12.55. Photograph:  Eric Piermont/AFP/Getty Images

European shares rose to a one-month high on Friday after making their biggest weekly gain since January as mining stocks gained and hopes grew that (...)

Dermot Desmond: has invested €350,000 in Story of the Irish for a stake of about 25 per cent. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Dermot Desmond, the globe-trotting financier and founder of Daon, has pitched up as an investor in a new live-action tourism exhibit in Dublin. In Jul(...)

 Ian Bailey leaves the High Court recently after losing his case over Garda conduct. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Billionaire businessman Denis O’Brien, journalist Ian Bailey, solicitor Brian O’Donnell and the family of businessman Seán Quinn – a new law term b(...)

Bernard McNamara: Almost all of them (directors) have since been recruited to senior positions by Nama receivers. Photograph: Collins

Developer Bernard McNamara has claimed receivers for the National Asset Management Agency hired directors from his company after it was wound down. Mr(...)

The offences are alleged to have occurred from 2003 until 2012 at Bank of Ireland’s Malahide, Dublin Airport and Talbot Street branches. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

A former Bank of Ireland employee is facing trial accused of stealing €144,000 from branches in Dublin over a nine-year period. Alice Warnock (54), fr(...)

John McGurk, practising for a charity boxing night. Photograph: Lavey GAA

A former all-Ireland football championship winner has been ordered to stand trial accused of stealing over £500,000 from his employer. At Coleraine M(...)

 Fiona Muldoon is one of three women leading Irish public companies Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

FBD Holdings has appointed Fiona Muldoon, a former senior executive at the Central Bank, as its new group chief executive with immediate effect. Ms Mu(...)

Paramount Hotel and Turks Head in Dublin’s Temple Bar

The highly profitable Paramount Hotel and Turks Head in Dublin’s Temple Bar area is to be sold as a going concern following the resolution of a disput(...)

File photograph of Blaise, Blake and Alexandra  O’Donnell. File photograph: Collins Courts

Retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell’s adult children face questioning in court over a number of valuable gifts given to them by their parents. These in(...)