Taoiseach Enda Kenny  told   Fine Gael Ardfheis in City West Dublin  the election would be a choice “between a clear plan to keep the recovery going; or putting the people’s hard-won progress at risk”. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Fine Gael will today pledge to give greater financial assistance to the middle classes to pay for the cost of medication if re-elected to government.(...)

 The auditorium where Taoiseach Enda Kenny was due to address the Fine Gael ardfheis  was cleared briefly after a bullet cartridge was found on stage. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

The auditorium where Taoiseach Enda Kenny was due to address the Fine Gael ardfheis on Friday night was cleared briefly after a bullet cartridge was f(...)

The Fianna Fáil leader Micheal Martin speaking at the party’s Ard Fheis, at Citywest, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Micheál Martin was somewhere between delighted and terrified. The half smile on his face, perhaps suppressing a full beam lest those watching at hom(...)

Citywest Hotel in Dublin: hosting the BMAP Expo 2015 on November 18th and 19th

With State agencies urgently looking for innovative solutions to housing and other building shortfalls, the organisers behind the BMAP Expo 2015 in th(...)

Gillian  Curran: she  was previously head of asset-backed securities at Canadian investment firm Canaccord Genuity

Irish investment group Tetrarch Capital has appointed Gillian Curran as director of investment with responsibility for commercial real-estate acquisit(...)

Interior of the five-star Powerscourt hotel in Enniskerry, formerly a Ritz-Carlton, which Tetrarch says pays more than €1m annually in council rates and ground rent to the Slazenger family.Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Irish investment group Tetrarch Capital has acquired the leasehold to the 99-bedroom Clonmel Park Hotel in Tipperary.In an exclusive interview with Bu(...)

Jim Mansfield jnr: lost his appeal against a €6.3 million judgment. Photograph: Collins

Jim Mansfield jnr, the 47-year-old son of the late Jim Mansfield snr, has had a difficult year. His father was the entrepreneur behind the Citywest Ho(...)

The High Court has granted a temporary injunction to Ktech Security preventing alleged anti-eviction activists from organising a protest at the All Ireland Country Music Awards. Photograph: Getty Images/Comstock Images

A security company has secured a temporary High Court order preventing several anti-eviction activists organising a protest at the All Ireland Country(...)

94 St Stephen’s Green: surprising that the OPW did not attempt to buy it when values were on the floor and Bank of Scotland (Ireland) could not wait to offload it

The London-based Sw3 Capital has acquired the headquarters of the Department of Justice and Equality, one of the most notable period buildings on Dub(...)

94 St Stephen’s Green: surprising that the OPW did not attempt to buy it when values were on the floor and Bank of Scotland (Ireland) could not wait to offload it

The London-based Sw3 Capital has acquired the headquarters of the Department of Justice and Equality, one of the most notable period buildings on Dub(...)