Six companies on the ISE’s equity markets raised a total of €2.2billion in the first quarter. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/Irish Times

The strong demand for Irish shares witnessed last year continued into the first quarter of 2015 with record equity trades reported, according to new f(...)

The Maldron is a 3-star hotel located at Barntown, Wexford

Hotel group Dalata has entered into an agreement to acquire the Maldron Hotel Wexford for €3.53 million in cash.The Maldron is a 3-star hotel located (...)

Pat McCann, CEO, said that Dalata performed “very strongly” in 2014, with all hotels showing revenue growth. (Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times)

Hotel group Dalata reported a 30.4 per cent boost in revenue in its maiden financial results as a public company on Tuesday, as it annouced its lates(...)

Three new initial public offerings (IPOs) raised a combined total of €484 million for companies listing on the ISE last year

Transactions in the Irish equity market grew by 30 per cent last year to a record high 4.5 million trades, according to new figures published by the I(...)

Dalata’s proposed €455 million reverse takeover of most of the Moran Bewley group, approved by Dalata’s shareholders yesterday, is transformational fo(...)

John Hennessy (standing) with from left; Dermot Crowley, Margaret Sweeney, Sean McKeon, Pat McCann, Robert Dix and Alf Smiddy at the Dalata Hotel Group meeting. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Chief executive of the Dalata hotel group Pat McCann said it may buy about 10 more hotels in Ireland, after its shareholders yesterday rubber-stamped(...)

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This year the winner of Ciarán Hancock’s Christmas Quiz will receive a pair of flights from Dublin to London, courtesy of London City Airport along(...)

The banking inquiry got underway yesterday. Former Canadian secretary general of finance Rob Wright will appear at it today.

Good morning “Patient” is the new buzzword for the US Federal Reserve in describing its approach to raising interest rates, harking back to lan(...)

Bank of Ireland climbed 2.21 per cent to 32.4 cents. Volumes were decent, with 292 million shares changing hands

Markets bounced back from an earlier slide as hydrocarbon and mining stocks regained some momentum following increases in oil and metals prices.Hopes(...)

Tom Moran at least has the consolation of retaining control of the Red Cow Hotel and pub, where it all started for him in the 1980s

It was a day of contrasting fortunes for two of Ireland’s biggest hotel groups. For Dalata, the proposed acquisition of nine Moran Bewley’s hotels for(...)