Huge crowds attend the press days of the Beijing auto show, particularly at the premium exhibits like Audi (above). The attendances will only increase as the public starts to attend.

The Beijing Auto Show is the only place in the city where you can confidently walk in front of an SUV and not fear that you will be mown down by a man(...)

Petroceltic chief executive Brian O’Cathain. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Worldview Capital, the dissident shareholder seeking to gain control of troubled oil and gas explorer Petroceltic International, has sold more than $7(...)

Elaine Stenson (33): “People seem to be more more optimistic now than they were when I left”

As soon as the crash happened, emigration reared its ugly head. Young and not so young people faced with few job opportunities felt they had little op(...)

Brian O’Cathain, chief executive of Petroceltic Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Worldview Capital, the dissident shareholder in Petroceltic International that has battled its board for more than a year, has emerged in prime positi(...)

Petroceltic chief executive Brian O’Cathain. Petroceltic, has urged shareholders not to take any action

Worldview Capital, the dissident shareholder of Petroceltic International that says it will bid £6.4 million (€8.1 million) for the troubled explorati(...)

Family sugar audit: Eva Orsmond  with Louise and Ollie Ryan

Next time you see a child with a fizzy drink, you might need to resist the urge to whip it out of their hands while sarkily suggesting to the parent (...)

The  Range Rover Evoque convertible SUV is displayed during the Los Angeles Auto Show. Photograph: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

The show may not have been the busiest in terms of new metal heading for Irish roads, but there is a scramble among carmakers for US market share a(...)

Central Bank is one of MKO’s clients. The Dublin-based accountancy firm is to rebrand as EisnerAmper Ireland. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Dublin-based accountancy firm MKO has joined forces with leading US firm EisnerAmper to form a new global accountancy network called EisnerAmper Glob(...)

Ansbacher House in the Caymen Islands. Ansbacher was a bank in the Cayman Islands, but the nominally offshore money in the deposits was in fact held in Guinness & Mahon Bank on Dublin’s College Green

An official investigation in 2002 identified about 200 individuals who held secret Ansbacher accounts, including former taoiseach Charles Haughey. Sub(...)

Former Progressive Democrat and Fianna Fáil minister Des O’Malley has denied ever having had an Ansbacher account.  Photograph: Dave Meehan

Five former politicians named in the Dáil by Sinn Féin TD Mary Lou McDonald as having been in a dossier of alleged offshore account holders have reje(...)