BWG’s chief executive Leo Crawford. The retail group has managed to negotiate significantly better terms on its loans.

BWG, the owner in Ireland of the Spar and Mace chains, has completed a €220 million refinancing to ease the terms of its remaining legacy boomtime deb(...)

Barclays Bank Ireland boosted its fee income during 2014 by 34 per cent. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Barclays Bank expanded its operations in Ireland last year, boosting customer deposits by 42 per cent to €1.64 billion and customer loans by 41 per(...)

Sasha Wiggins joins the Dublin office from London, where she most recently served as managing director within the Barclays Wealth & Investment Management division.

Sasha Wiggins has taken up the role of chief executive officer of Barclays Bank Ireland with immediate effect. In her new role Ms Wiggins will be resp(...)

Colm Lyon of Realex: panellist at a seminar being hosted by Barclays Bank Ireland this Thursday in Dublin

Up-and-coming tech entrepreneurs might want to check out a seminar being hosted by Barclays Bank Ireland this Thursday in Dublin. The event will exami(...)

Latest accounts for Covestone Asset Management Ltd show its accumulated losses since it was set up in 2010 amounted to €702,359.

Dublin-based Covestone Asset Management expects to break even this year and to make its first full-year profit in 2015, its founder and director Do(...)

Stephen Vernon (left), Greet REIT and Pat Gunn, Green REIT, at the Listing of Green REIT plc on the Irish Stock Exchange, in Dublin in 2013. The property investment company is planning to raise its gearing to 35 per cent as it borrows to fund expansion. (Photograph: Eric Luke / THE IRISH TIMES)

Green Reit is producing a portfolio income yield of 6.8 per cent on its €774 million portfolio, the property investment company said this morning.To d(...)

Barclays Bank Ireland paid a dividend to its British parent company last year of €75 million, despite a 16 per cent drop in revenues to €32.6 million(...)

The Government’s decision to liquidate the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation has, among other matters, created the need to find replacements for forme(...)

Offices and apartments at Grand Canal Dock, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Despite the slump of the last five years, wealthy Irish people continue to hold over half their assets in property, a new report shows.The latest issu(...)

Time to get into Africa?
  • World
  • May 24, 2013, 01:01

The idea of promoting economic and social expansion through trade has long been to the fore in Africa, but less so among Irish firms that could(...)