Gardaí are seeking witnesses to an incident in which a boy (6) was seriously injured in Blackrock, Dublin.

Gardaí are seeking witnesses to an incident in which a boy (6) was seriously injured in Blackrock, Dublin. The boy was struck by a car on Cross Avenue(...)

Arriving in Brussels last Saturday ahead of a summit to choose the next head of the European Council, Taoiseach Enda Kenny was unequivocal about the m(...)

European Central Bank president Mario Draghi yesterday: he confirmed that the bank’s bond buying programme would apply to residential mortgage backed securities. Photograph: Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach

The European Central Bank has adjusted downwards economic forecasts for this year and next as it cut interest rates to record lows and announced pla(...)

ECB president Mario Draghi: aid at Jackson Hole that the ECB was “moving fast forward” on a plan to buy asset-backed securities. Photograph: Ralph Orlowski/Bloomberg

The European Central Bank’s governing council meets in Frankfurt today amid expectations it may signal plans for an asset-backed securities purchase (...)

Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB), pauses during a news conference at the ECB headquarters in Frankfurt. Photographer: Hannelore Foerster/Bloomberg

The European Central Bank is to embark on a large-scale quantitative easing (QE) programme, following its peers in Britain, Japan and the US, in an at(...)

Seán O’Brien: will captain Leinster against Ulster at Tallaght Stadium. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Leinster have sold close to 3,000 tickets and expect closer to 4,000 fans to attend the 6,000 capacity Tallaght Stadium this afternoon (kick-off 4p(...)

The recent pullback in global equities has been a relatively modest affair, but Merrill Lynch’s latest monthly fund manager survey indicates investors(...)

Dublin’s Blackrock Clinic: Larry Goodman is now its biggest shareholder.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Goodman increases stake in Blackrock Clinic: Larry Goodman has taken control of a further 8 per cent stake in Dublin’s Blackrock Clinic, makin(...)

PricewaterhouseCoopers recently reported that 14 European flotations were scrapped in July

Given the uncertainty creeping back into markets over European initial public offerings (IPOs), what now for Eircom’s mooted plan for a €3 billion flo(...)

Eircom head office at Heuston South Quarter, Dublin. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Eircom, which is mulling a possible flotation later this year, plans to shift its holding company from Luxembourg to Jersey to “provide . . . greater(...)