Connemara pony ‘Rocky Cashel’ with model Gracie at the launch of the 2015 Dublin Horse Show. Photograph: Mark Stedman/Photocall

Amid corporate hospitality, trade stands, fashion-forward millinery and serious show-jumping, the Dublin Horse Show at the RDS Showgrounds will not be(...)

The acquisition of one of the main independent investment advisers to credit unions should give Merrion a competitive foothold in the sector. Photograph: Thinkstock

Merrion Capital has acquired Le Chéile Financial Services, an investment adviser to the credit union sector, and has signalled that it plans a major (...)

HeyStaks’ platform analyses smartphone behaviour anonymously to understand the intent and interests of users

UCD-based start-up firm HeyStaks has raised €1.5 million in investment from the Denis O’Brien-owned mobile network provider Digicel to help bring its (...)

Postponed ridden by Andrea Atzeni (left) beats Eagle Top ridden by Frankie Dettori in the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes. Photograph: PA.

Postponed just edged out Eagle Top in a terrific finish to the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot. The Luca Cumani-trained four(...)

The first Chinese stores will open next year

SuperGroup, the British company behind the Superdry fashion brand, has signed a joint venture deal to take its clothes into China, it said on Thursday(...)

Ireland’s services sector grew at its fastest rate in nine years in June driven by increases in new business and prices charged. Investec’s latest Pur(...)

Irish manufacturing expanded at its slowest rate in 16 months in June, according to the Investec Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index. Photo: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Irish manufacturing expanded at its slowest rate in 16 months in June with growth easing in both new orders and employment, a survey showed on Wednesd(...)

Analysts say Irish bond yields have held up well on what has been a turbulent day on the markets

Irish bond yields have so far avoided the contagion engulfing Southern Europe stemming from the latest developments in Greece. Italian, Spanish and P(...)

Ryanair had another electric day, closing up 0.6 per cent at a new record high of €12.34. The airline has been enjoying a strong week on the back of positive sentiment around its future earnings

European stocks extended a sell-off as the region’s leaders differed on how Greek talks were progressing. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index lost 0.2 per c(...)

The budget deficit fell to £10.1 billion from £12.4 billion a year earlier, a smaller gap than economists had forecast.

Strong income tax receipts pushed British government borrowing to its lowest May reading since 2007, adding to signs that revenue growth could play a (...)