Bank of Ireland was a beneficiary of upward momentum in the financial sector, with its share price finishing up 1.1 per cent at 27 cent

European stocks rose, extending a third consecutive monthly advance, as Rio Tinto Group and Boliden led mining companies higher, and banking stocks al(...)

The Navan mine is the largest zinc mine in Europe. It was purchased by Swedish company Boliden in 2004.

Some 650 jobs are to be saved in Co Meath, after the Government agreed a new deal with the owners of Tara Mines, which will see the continuation of mi(...)

Tara Mines in Navan, Co Meath. Production at the mine began in 1977 and since then over 70 million tonnes of ore have been mined. Photograph: Alan Betson

Pre-tax profits at the company that operates Tara Mines last year decreased by 63 per cent to €10.26 million.The mine is Europe’s largest and the worl(...)