Financial services companies operating in Europe could now see their VAT bills soar as previously VAT-free services will be subject to the tax, at rates of between 15 and 27 per cent.

Up to two-thirds of IFSC-based companies in Ireland could be adversely affected by an unexpected VAT ruling handed down this week by the highest court(...)

The resort comprises two separate hotel properties and 12 apartments

Breaffy House resort in Co Mayo, which had been on the market guiding in the region of €3 million, has been bought out of receivership by Great Nation(...)

Michael O’Flynn  of the O’Flynn Construction group. The Cork developer said he had informed Blackstone that he had funds available   to immediately repay a loan of €16.7 million. Photo: Daragh Mac Sweeney/Provision

Michael O’Flynn has today written to Carbon Finance Ltd, a subsidiary of Blackstone, to inform the American multibillion investment fund that he can r(...)

The Central Bank paid out €20.5 million last year for work related to the banking crisis. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The Central Bank of Ireland paid out almost €53 million in fees between 2008 and 2013 to seven legal and accounting firms for work related to the b(...)

A scene from Ripper Street by the BBC, which was filmed in Dublin’s Clancy Barracks. photograph: jonathan hession mag tv

Accountants, stereotypically known for their penchant for grey suits and being in bed by 10pm, aren’t usually...well...box office.This accountant is, (...)

  Cybercrime is costing the Irish economy more than €600 million a year, a new study has claimed. However, the estimated figure of €63(...)

Cybercrime could be costing the Irish economy as much as €630m per year. Stock photo: Getty images

A third of consumers have knowingly acquired a pirated product, according to a new survey out today. The findings are part of a Grant Tho(...)

Danske Bank, which is winding down its Irish operations, has kicked off the sale process for an estimated €95 million portfolio of residential assets. Photograph: Freya Ingrid Morales/Bloomberg

Danske Bank has kicked off the sale process for an estimated €95 million portfolio of residential buy-to-let assets, according to a source clos(...)

ATC’s other shareholders include businessman John O’Sullivan and his family from Kiltoon, Co Roscommon, and James Keane and his family, from Athlone

AIB has taken control of the Athlone Towncentre shopping mall with the agreement of its owner, which owes the bank between €200 million and €250 milli(...)

AIB has taken control of Athlone Town Shopping centre with the agreement of its owners, ATC Property Holdings.Accountancy firm Grant Thornton announce(...)