BoI appoints Brian Evans as head of its manufacturing sector team

Bank of Ireland has appointed Brian Evans as head of its manufacturing sector team within its business banking unit, as it seeks to beef up its presen(...)

Last week, Galloway said that, “Defeat in this case would have been financially ruinous to me which is of course what the corporations count on in such cases. They have limitless resources not least because they pay almost no taxes.” Photograph: Eric Luke.

George Galloway’s legal victory in Belfast last week is a welcome if limited check on the power of multinational internet businesses such as Google. T(...)

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton gestures as she walks on stage at a Democratic fundraising dinner featuring all three candidates in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photograph: Getty Images

After running as a man last time around, Hillary Clinton is now running as a woman. Matthew Dowd, the former George W Bush strategist who became an(...)

It is easy to dismiss these debates as a circus, an unseemly scramble to court votes. On one level they are admirable. Hours of prime-time television are devoted to politics. Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

‘I have beaten breast cancer. I have buried a child,” pleads former Hewlett-Packard chief executive Carly Fiorina on prime-time TV as she bids to bec(...)

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush serving coffee to military veterans in Johnston, Iowa, to mark Veterans Day. Photograph: Simon Carswell/The Irish Times

They know all about winnowing fields in Iowa, this agricultural state in America’s heartland. Many Republicans are waiting for the party’s large field(...)

Presidential candidate Donald Trump, Senator Marco Rubio and Ben Carson during the Republican Presidential Debate in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images

Donald Trump clashed with rivals, former Florida governor Jeb Bush and Ohio governor John Kasich in the Republican Party’s fourth presidential debate (...)

 High flier: Jonathan Nicol, chief executive  of Stratajet, at the Web Summit  in  Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

While many a start-up entrepreneur is dreaming of deals at the Web Summit, one has venture capitalists knocking on his door. The founder of Stratajet(...)

Ryanair rose by 3.2 per cent after a strong set of results in the six months to the end of September. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

The Iseq rose by 1.1 per cent as European shares had a positive start to the week after business surveys from around the euro zone beat expectations.(...)

Republican presidential hopefuls Ben Carson and Donald Trump during a party debate. Photograph: Frederic J brown/AFP/Getty Images

Ben Carson has placed first in a recent national Republican presidential primary poll, pushing Donald Trump into second place for the first time since(...)

Whitewater shopping centre: top 10 tenants account for over 52 per cent of the income

With the ownership of Dundrum Town Centre now finally settled the stage has been cleared for the sale of Ireland’s largest regional shopping centre, t(...)