Grassroots protest: demonstrators outside Grove Hotel in Watford, during the annual Bilderberg conference in 2013. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

The news on Friday that Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary has been asked to join the storied Bilderberg conference prompts the obvious question:(...)

Angelo Moskov, CEO Worldview Capital, speaking watched by Alasdair Robinson, company secretary, Robert Adair, chairman, Brian O’Cathain, chief executive officer at the Petroceltic EGM, in Kildare Street, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Security was tight in the Royal College of Physicians for Petroceltic’s extraordinary general meeting, called by its biggest shareholder Worldview Cap(...)

Guests attending the Irish Times Be Your Best workshop, a nine-month leadership development programme by Potentialife.

Kevin Glynn, Credit Sales, Goldman Sachs I’m just rolling into week three now of the Potentialife programme , where the focus is on health.(...)

Apples and oranges: the comparison with “US poverty levels” is risible; one economy is at full employment, the other is not even close. Photograph: Thinkstock

The inequality debate is possibly one of the worst instances of statistical abuse since Pythagoras. The most recent outbreak saw commentators – who re(...)

File photo of Aer Lingus chairman Colm Barrington, who is due to appear before The Joint Committee on Transport and Communications. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

The sale of Aer Lingus to International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) could be “a hugely positive” development for the airline and Ireland, Aer Li(...)

Pádraic Rhatigan. He has gone to court to stop Goldman Sachs taking control of some of his assets on foot of loans it bought from Ulster Bank

Galway-based Rhatigan group is the latest property company to find itself at odds with the new owners of its loans. In a move that has echoes of Micha(...)

Padraic Rhatigan. He said discussions between Rhatigans and representatives of Beltany and Goldman Sachs took place but broke down for a number of reasons

Companies in the Rhatigan property group have claimed an international equity fund is trying to get control of some of its assets, including the Radis(...)

Jason Lee denies charges of rape, assault and sexual misconduct.

The trial of a New York banker accused of raping an Irish student will begin on April 6th.Jason Lee, who was a managing director at Goldman Sachs, was(...)

Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple arrives to speak with Gary Cohn, president and chief operating officer of Goldman Sachs Group (r) at the Goldman Sachs Technology And Internet Conference in San Francisco, California on Tuesday. Cook told the audience that he doesn’t believe “ in such laws as laws of large numbers”. (Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg)

An onstage interview with Tim Cook on Tuesday turned into a mini-debate about mathematics that left everybody in the audience a little bit dumber. Gar(...)

The State owns 99.8 per cent of PTSB. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Permanent TSB has drawn up a shortlist of three bidders for the two portfolios of Irish loans it is seeking to sell. The Irish Times has learned that (...)