Alan Dukes at the press conference in Dublin he organised to discuss the ongoing controversy over Siteserv. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

IBRC rejected a proposal to appoint the Department of Finance’s most senior civil servant to the board of the troubled bank, with chairman Alan Dukes (...)

The Labour Party are to rent the top floor of the Bloodstone building on Sir John Rogerson’s Quay for €484 per square metre

The Labour Party is set to move its headquarters from a convenient but old-fashioned Georgian house on Ely Place, off St Stephen’s Green, to a stunnin(...)

Teva factory sign on its plant in Jerusalem: Teva says its stock-and-cash offer of $82 a share represented a 48 per cent premium to Mylan’s stock price on March 10th, which it said was the last day of trading prior to the widespread speculation. Photograph: Menahem Kahana

Generic drugmaker Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd yesterday proposed buying Mylan for $40 billion, saying it was a better deal than the smaller riv(...)

Beware of the bubble

The shortage of top grade office accommodation in Dublin’s commercial property market as demand rises, helps to explain why rents there are soaring. A(...)

 Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD with Martin Dalby of Center Parcs (left) and Mark Foley of Coillte Enterprise at the site of the proposed Center Parcs resort near Ballymahon in Co Longford. .The Parc is expected to open to guests in 2019.Photograph: Julien Behal/Maxwells.

Longford is set to become an international tourism destination even though it is currently a black spot for mobile phone coverage.That is according to(...)

Seeing the woods from the trees: A forest trail at Center Parcs Longleat

One of the UK’s largest holiday resorts is unveiling its plans on Thursday to build a €100 million complex in Co Longford that would employ more than (...)

The Ballsbridge hotel sites, bought by Seán Dunne  in 2005 for €380m, which are likely to go on offer internationally, and the UCD veterinary college, bought by Ray Grehan for €171.5m and sold on for  €22.5.m.

The two Ballsbridge hotels bought by developer Sean Dunne at the peak of the property boom in 2005 for €380 million are to be offered for sale on the(...)

 The Willis Tower in Chicago: the building last changed hands in 2004 when MetLife sold it  for $840 million. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images

Blackstone, the world’s biggest real estate investor, is set to buy one of the world’s best known buildings, Chicago’s Willis Tower, for $1.5 billion (...)

Long-term interest in Ireland: Luke Comer in the kitchen of the new Hersil Wood development in Knocklyon, Dublin 16. Photograph: Cyril Byrne 5:02

Luke Comer is only half an hour late, which is good going by all accounts. The developer, who with his brother Brian, has built a £2.5 billion prop(...)

Pádraic Rhatigan. He has gone to court to stop Goldman Sachs taking control of some of his assets on foot of loans it bought from Ulster Bank

Galway-based Rhatigan group is the latest property company to find itself at odds with the new owners of its loans. In a move that has echoes of Micha(...)