The Gresham  could sell for considerably more than its previous valuation of €48 million

  The group that owns the landmark Gresham Hotel on O’Connell Street in Dublin reported an operating profit of €3.4 million last year, up (...)

The former Findlater House office block on O’Connell Street is being converted into a 198-bedroom Holiday Inn Express hotel. It was bought in 2013 for €6.2m by the London-based Seraphine Hotel Group. The 1970s building was previously sold to developer Garret Kelleher in 2005 for more than €30m. Anglo Irish Bank provided funding, and the loan was subsequently transferred to Nama. Eircom occupied the block for many years. photograph: aidan crawley

It’s shaping up to be a record year for tourism, as the Central Statistics Office released visitor numbers for the first nine months showing an increa(...)

More than 400 staff, including direct employees of Clerys and those working for concession holders at the store, lost their jobs. Photograph: The Irish Times

A new plan for Dublin’s O’Connell Street, which will govern the future use and redevelopment of properties including the former Clerys department stor(...)

At the Dalata EGM in the Clyde Hotel, Dublin, were (from left) Sean McKeon, company secretary and chief financial officer; John Hennessy, non-executive chairman and Pat McCann, chief executive. Photograph: Maxwells

Irish listed hotel group Dalata has received shareholder approval to raise €160 million in gross proceeds from the issuance of new shares. The move is(...)

James Stafford:  took over his family’s coal-importing business, transforming it into a major player in the coal market. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The businessman and art collector James Stafford, who has died aged 70, was a leading figure in the Irish business world in the 1970s and 1980s, who l(...)

David McCullagh and Keelin Shanley, pictured at Wynn’s Hotel using a sepia technique. The presenters will be among those introducing a series of talks. Photograph: Ray McManus

O’Connell Street will be closed to traffic on Easter Monday as RTÉ stages a celebration of everyday life 100 years ago, with the aid of hundreds of v(...)

Alice O Donovan celebrating her 100th birthday at Grange Golf Club where she played twice a week until seven years ago.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Alice O’Donovan’s recipe for living until 100 includes fresh air and frequent rounds of golf followed by a beer.Mrs O’Donovan celebrated her 100th bir(...)

 Bolands Mill at Grand Canal Dock, which figured in the 1916 Rising, was built by the Pim brothers in 1837

The history of Dublin falls into familiar categories, packaged for the convenience of the secondary-school curriculum, popular history and the tourist(...)

13-17 Dawson Street, Dublin –  regarded as one of the best redevelopment sites in the city centre

A landmark office and retail building at the junction of Dawson Street and Molesworth Street in Dublin city centre is likely to be demolished to make(...)

Aoibhín O’Malley, right, and her sister Gráinne

This was taken in 1993 on my summer holidays with my sister Gráinne on the swing my dad built among a sea of daisies in our garden in Clontarf, Dublin(...)