European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker  with Taoiseach  Enda Kenny   at the start of the EU summit  in Brussels. Photograph: EPA

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has urged EU member states’ leaders to provide national top-ups for his new EU investment fund, conf(...)

Simon Hamilton: wants to create the first Northern Ireland Investment Fund to inject millions of pounds into communities and create local business opportunities and new jobs.  Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye/PA Wire

Too early for Christmas wish lists? Not according to the North’s Finance Minister who has a new £1 billion (€1.25 billion) investment fund at the top (...)

Michael Noonan with German finance minister Wolfgang Schauble: Mr Noonan said the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland would offer, low-interest, longer-term and flexible financing for small business. Photograph: Alan Betson

Irish banks are preventing small businesses from growing “beyond a certain size” because they only offer them short-term loans, according to Minister(...)

Michael Noonan with German finance minister Wolfgang Schauble: Mr Noonan said the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland would offer, low-interest, longer-term and flexible financing for small business. Photograph: Alan Betson

Irish banks are preventing small businesses from growing “beyond a certain size” because they only offer them short-term loans, according to Minister(...)

Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland to launch at special signing ceremony in Dublin today attended by  German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble. Photograph: Eric Luke

An initial tranche of €800 million is to be made available for lending to small and medium-sized businesses by the new State-backed Strategic Banking(...)

This is the second part of a total loan facility of €200m agreed by ESB Networks with the European Investment Bank. The first tranche was signed in December last year.

ESB has agreed a loan facility with the European Investment Bank (EIB) for €100 million.ESB said as well as supporting work to connect wind farms in t(...)

The Dublin cross-city line, due for completion in 2017, will connect the existing Green and Red lines through the city centre before continuing north to the new DIT campus planned for Grangegorman, then on to Phibsboro and Cabra, where it will terminate at the Iarnród Éireann station at Broombridge.

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to give a €150 million loan towards the €368 million cost of a Luas cross-city l(...)

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is to lend the University of Ulster £150 million (€182.4 million) to support major campus development projects a(...)

Some of the estimated 20,000 people who walked through the 700m Limerick Tunnel on its open day in June 2010. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

A toll road business that has received millions of euro in public money to compensate it for poor traffic numbers had a cash pile of €24.5 million at (...)

Allied Irish Banks is to administer a €200 million fund to finance wind farms in Ireland. The money will come jointly from the European Investment B(...)