CRH are truly Irish - many of the other companies pushing FDI to the USA are as American as baseball but based here for tax reasons. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

To paraphrase the old saying about statistics; it is a case of lies, dammed lies and surveys in the constant battle for mobile investment. A case in p(...)

Roadstone Wood workers accept recommendations to end strike.

Workers at CRH subsidiary, Roadstone Wood have accepted Labour Court recommendations that will end a three-week strike over bonuses at the building ma(...)

CRH closed down 1.3 per cent at €18.78 after US peer Wolseley reported a slowdown in residential spending. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

European stocks fell for a fifth day as a gauge of lenders declined to its lowest level this year and equities in peripheral nations tumbled. Investo(...)

In Dublin, Ryanair was up 1.03 per cent to €6.80 in a busy day’s trading in aviation stocks across Europe and in the United States. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Investors took the opportunity to reflect yesterday on recent gains, particularly with the US corporate results season looming into view.China’s seco(...)

A Supreme Court appeal has heard allegations of  objective bias in High Court rulings in a Goode Concrete case against CRH.
Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The Supreme Court has been asked to overturn rulings on pre-trial matters in a case by Goode Concrete against cement giant CRH due to alleged reasonab(...)

Aer Lingus closed down 2.8 per cent

European stocks fell the most in almost two weeks as investors assessed equity valuations following the biggest rally since March. National benchmark(...)

Ryanair finished 0.9 per cent lower at €6.91, with the airline announcing that Howard Millar plans to step down as deputy chief executive and chief financial officer in December

European stocks were little changed, with the Stoxx Europe 600 Index capping its fourth straight quarterly gain, as contracts to buy previously owned(...)

Howard Miller played a leading role in the development of the airline over the years

Ryanair’s deputy chief executive and chief financial officer Howard Miller is to step down after 23 years with the airline to pursue other career oppo(...)

Stock markets fell sharply in Europe as Middle East crisis intensifies. Photograph: EPA

European stocks fell sharply as violence in the Middle East escalated and a report showed the US economy shrank in the first quarter by the most sinc(...)

Investors turn away from airlines on the back of concern over oil prices arising from the ongoing crisis in Iraq. Photograph: Reuters

European stocks declined yesterday, after posting a ninth weekly gain in 10, as investors watched developments in Iraq and as euro-zone manufacturing(...)