CRH owned a 25 per cent stake in Nesher, an Israeli cement company, until last year. For years the investment was a magnet for criticism of CRH by pro-Palestinian activists

CRH has been dragged into a $34 billion US lawsuit launched this month by Palestinian activists against about 40 Israeli-connected groups and busines(...)

Permanent TSB was weighed down by exceptionals in its full-year figures, and slipped 7.28 per cent to €2.80. Photograph:  Alan Betson

European shares advanced for the first day in three as investors speculated on further stimulus from the European Central Bank when it meets on Thursd(...)

Mario Draghi: ECB interest rate decision is due on Thursday. Photograph:  REUTERS/Eric Vidal

TODAY Results: Escher Group; Irish Continental Group; Urban Outfitters. Indicators: Japanese GDP growth rate (Q4); German factory orders (Jan). TOMO(...)

Building materials group CRH advanced 1.4 per cent to €25.13
Weak earnings hit European shares

European shares fell yesterday as weak corporate earnings weighed on investor sentiment. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index slid 0.8 per cent and(...)

Ankle tagging: it is used to  to ensure that people stay where where the court has directed they remain at night; however the tags are not used to track their movements by GPS. Photograph: Chris Eades/Rex Features

Twelve hundred people a year are tagged in Northern Ireland under rules introduced six years ago, with all bar 130 of them carrying the tags while (...)

An  office block  and   ancillary warehouse in Sandyford are for sale at more than €1.75 million. photograph: mark newport

A fully let office and warehouse facility with redevelopment potential in Sandyford Industrial Estate is fresh to the market this week through agent K(...)

G4S cleaning services. Photograph: company website

G4S Support Services (Ireland) Ltd, a company principally involved in cleaning and vacant property services, has reported a pre-tax loss of €1.49 mi(...)

Domino’s Pizza: results out on Monday
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TODAY Results: Aramark; Domino’s Pizza. Indicators: Japanese current account (Jun); Japanese consumer confidence (Jul). TOMORROW Results: Ladbrokes; (...)

Customers leave the Westgate shopping mall after it’s reopening. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images.

Kenya’s trendy Westgate shopping mall will reopen on Saturday, nearly two years after gunmen from the Somali militant group al Shabaab massacred at le(...)

Construction is expected to commence in November with final delivery due by November 2017

Construction and engineering group BAM has as expected won a State contract to build a number of courthouses in the State and refurbish several others(...)