A Munich court has ruled that property lender Hypo Real Estate (HRE) falsified accounts and misled investors about its exposure to the financial crisis

Germany could be left with a €500 million compensation bill after a Munich court ruled that property lender Hypo Real Estate (HRE) falsified accounts(...)

The largest settlement made with the Revenue was by fair and amusement arcade operators Groundview Limited. Photograph: Joe St Leger/The Irish Times

A Dublin-based amusement arcade operator, a Co Sligo farmer and a Dublin company director topped the latest list of tax defaulters.The 107-strong list(...)

Labour MP  Margaret Hodge, chairman of the public accounts committee, has told PwC to “just clean up your act”. Photograph: PA

PricewaterhouseCoopers’ role in helping Shire Pharmaceuticals to cut its tax bill by lending billions from a Dublin subsidiary to one in Luxembourg th(...)

The Flapper:  the four leather-bound albums contain a fascinating account of Edwardian life from the perspective of six children who lived in Bushy Park house in Terenure

A very rare glimpse into the private world of upper-class children in early 20th century Ireland has come to light in a unique set of documents con(...)

Bridget Hayes, Annemarie Morey, Megan O’Brien and Karen O’Brien queueing for One Direction tickets outside Eason’s shop at Thurles Shopping Centre, Co Tipperary. The queue started at 5.30pm yesterday. Photograph: Damian Cullen

Thousands of “directioners” are expected to brave cold weather conditions over the coming hours to queue for tickets due to go on sale at 9am this mor(...)

The Property Services Regulatory Authority has received hundreds of complaints from house hunters about unlicensed staff, gazumping and fake bids. Photograph: Frank Miller

The State’s new property regulator is to begin a major crackdown on rogue estate agents and auctioneers, according to the Sunday Business Post. The Pr(...)

Kieron and Claire Moran of Moran’s Homestore, who make jams and preserves, are among the 30 small food businesses progressing to the advanced level of Food Academy

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney said today that the 200 small food producers who have participated in Food Academy, a Bord Bia, SuperValu and L(...)

Works by leading Irish artist Gerard Byrne adorn the walls of Irish Embassies around the world. Photograph: David Sleator

Leading Irish artist Gerard Byrne was told by a judge today to pay an arts publisher an eight-year-old debt of €18,387 for the printing of more than 3(...)

 Colm Barrington, non-executive director, Hibernia Reir, Daniel Kitchen, chairman, and Terence O’Rourke,  non-executive director

The value of Hibernia Reit’s property portfolio, which comprises mainly central Dublin office space, has jumped 10 per cent in four months, the compan(...)

With over 200 recommendations for the reform of how the Garda investigates crime, what the Garda Inspectorate’s report is proposing would fashion a ne(...)