Jim Mullen, chief executive, said that the group’s decision to seek examinership in Ireland “demonstrates the seriousness of our intent and the speed with which we will execute.”

Ladbrokes, the UK betting chain which sought protection of the courts for its Irish chain on Tuesday, reported that amounts staked in Ireland rose by (...)

George’s Court in Smithfield is 65 per cent occupied and tenants include the Office of Public Works and the Law Society of Ireland

A Norwegian investor has paid €28.65 million for an office investment in Smithfield, Dublin 7, which was developed by Liam Carroll’s Zoe Developments (...)

Ladbrokes was still paying bubble-era rents in an economy just emerging from a recession.

Had Ladbrokes been offering odds in recent weeks on a shake-up of its betting shops business in the Republic they would have been pretty slim. It had (...)

Ladbrokes branch in Irishtown, Dublin: the betting chain lost €5 million in 2014.  An examinership, focused solely on its betting shops in the Republic, is likely to run for the full 100 days allowed by law. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

About 250 jobs and 60 betting shops are at risk following bookmaker Ladbrokes decision to seek High Court protection for its retail business in the R(...)

Almost a third of higher education institutions believe they will fail to achieve performance targets upon which a portion of their funding depends, a new survey reveals. Photograph: Thinkstock.

Almost a third of higher education institutions believe they will fail to achieve performance targets upon which a portion of their funding depends, a(...)

Deloitte, PricewaterhouseCoopers, KPMG  and EY had combined fee income of almost €1 billion last year

The news that the four biggest accountancy firms in the State – PricewaterhouseCoopers, KPMG, Deloitte and EY – had combined fee income of almost €1 b(...)

Ronan Murphy, senior partner at PwC, said that the increase in fees was “reflective of our recovering economy, continued investment by FDI and, more recently, greater confidence amongst the SME sector”. Photograph: Maxwells

Fee income at Ireland’s Big Four accountancy firms grew to almost € 1 billion in 2014 for the first time, new figures compiled by The Irish Times’ bus(...)

Ulster Bank had become a shareholder in the group in 2013 following a debt-for-equity deal, agreed after a lengthy restructuring process. Photograph: Adrian Brown/Bloomberg News

Ulster Bank received close to €220 million for its near 25 per cent stake in Jurys Inns just over a year after valuing its shareholding at zero, the S(...)

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TODAY Meetings: Holcim agm (Zurich) TOMORROW Results: Google; Intel; Kuehne + Nagel. Meetings: Business Expo 2015 (Westcourt Hotel, Dro(...)

IFSC in Dublin: 5,000 new fintech jobs would represent a doubling in employment in this burgeoning part of the IFSC. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

Some 5,000 jobs could be created in Ireland in the “fintech” industry over the next five years, according to an analysis by professional services firm(...)