Pascal Donohoe (l), Minister for Transport Tourism and Sport , launching the Tourism Ireland mid-year review with Niall Gibbons CEO Tourism Ireland in Dublin in August this year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Tourism Ireland chief executive Niall Gibbons was left bemused when an American radio host asked him: “I don’t want to put you on the spot here, Niall(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Richard Bruton Minister for Jobs  in National History Museum Dublin at a high-growth IDA companies event taking place on the fringes of the Web Summit . Photograph: Fergal Phillips

Eight technology firms yesterday announced 400 new jobs in Dublin, Galway and Cork, across a number of sectors including social media, software develo(...)

IDA chief Martin Shanahan’s interview by CNBC “Squawk Box” presenter Joe Kernan.

The New York Times has described the head of the IDA, who endured a bizarre interview on American business television channel CNBC, as an “unlikely vi(...)

The US Federal Reserve announced last week that quantitative easing (QE) was finally over, an event investors seem to have taken in their stride.Grant(...)

IDA Ireland’s Martin Shanahan

IDA Ireland chief executive Martin Shanahan has been quizzed on American television network CNBC’s popular business show Squawk Box about whether I(...)

“Is shorting the euro the new one-way bet?” CNBC’s hyperbolic headline follows the euro’s rapid descent, from $1.39 in May to below $1.27 last week, i(...)

Alibaba shares are expected to rally in their first day of trading on Friday as many investors that received fewer shares than they had hoped lined (...)

President Barack Obama: “I don’t care if it’s legal – it’s wrong,” he told a California audience. “You don’t get to choose the tax rate you pay. These companies shouldn’t either.” Photograph: Joshua Roberts/Reuters

US president Barack Obama has castigated American companies for “gaming the system” by relocating their headquarters to countries such as Ireland w(...)

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(...)

Commodity players can appear pampered – even lazy – and they certainly know how to spend their money. However, when it comes to trading raw materials(...)