Investment solutions firm Brewin Dolphin has said that the world’s developed economies need to spend 60 per cent more than total spent in last 18 years. Photograph: Frank Miller

The Government’s €27 billion capital plan falls short of what experts believe developed countries will need to spend on infrastructure over the comin(...)

Barry Maloney of  Balderton Capital, who has joined the board of Jobbio.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/THE IRISH TIMES

Online recruitment platform Jobbio is set to add 25 jobs after it secured €1.5 million in funding from investors. The new jobs will be located in Dub(...)

Sarah Walsh and Robert Kearns In 2010, Robert, a barrister from Slane, Co Meath, was living with friends in 25 Annesley Park, Ranelagh, when the(...)

Gavin Slark, Grafton chief executive officer, said that despite current challenges the group is “well placed to make further progress in the second half towards delivery of its medium term targets of a 7 per cent operating margin and 15 per cent return on capital employed.”(Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES)

Gavin Slark, the chief executive of the Grafton Group, which reported strong interim results on Thursday, said the company remains on the lookout for (...)

CRH is responsible for 15 per cent of the €129.8 billion total market capitalisation of Iseq-listed companies. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Oh, but how the Iseq index of the Irish Stock Exchange could use a strong performance on Thursday from its biggest listed company, CRH, when the build(...)

Micheal Chadwick, chairman of Grafton Group, at its agm in May: property profits of £6 million in the half-year were higher than anticipated as a result of a property disposal in London.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Grafton Group is due to report first-half results this Thursday. The builders merchanting and DIY group’s stock came under pressure last month followi(...)

Is Beeftro the worst name for a restaurant ever? It sounds like a lard-based kitchen ingredient from the 1950s, or a bad joke, like Sharknado. Howeve(...)

Anne O’Mahony’s reputation for corsetry, cut, handsewing and tailoring has been firmly established. Photograph: Dave Meehan

‘A dress can’t change anything”, argues a character in The Dressmaker, a new revenge comedy movie with Kate Winslet (due here later in the year) se(...)

Nassau House, a five-storey retail and office block with shops fronting on to Nassau Street and Dawson Street, Dublin. Photograph: Sara Freund

A substantial retail and office building in Dublin’s south city centre has been offered for sale privately to a number of leading development and inve(...)

The site at the junction of Townsend Street and Moss Street in the south Dublin docklands

A key redevelopment site of 0.27 hectares (0.67 of an acre) at the junction of Townsend Street and Moss Street in the south Dublin docklands will be o(...)