The index has stayed above 60 for a year and has not fallen below the 50-point line denoting growth since July 2012.

Ireland’s services sector expanded at a strong pace again in February, driven by rising domestic demand as new business from abroad slowed, a survey s(...)

New orders hit a six-month high of 59.3 last month, according to the index

Irish manufacturing activity rebounded in February to a 15-year high after a relatively weak January as strong new orders helped boost employment in (...)

The new business subindex was 62.8, its lowest level since August

Ireland’s services sector expanded at close to its fastest pace in eight years in January, a survey showed on Wednesday, although the rapid growth in (...)

Irish manufacturing activity expanded at the slowest pace in eight months in January, according to the Investec Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index. Photo: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

Irish manufacturing activity expanded at the slowest pace in eight months in January as growth in output and orders at home and from abroad eased, a (...)

Seán Quinn jnr and his sister Colette Quinn. Photograph: David Sleator.

A judge will rule later on an application by members of the family of Seán Quinn for orders permitting them to cross-examine Irish Bank Resolution (...)

A worker at the Andor Technology factory based in Belfast. The company was acquired by Oxford Instruments last year

Oxford Instruments, the London-listed tech company, which acquired Belfast-based Andor Technology last year, warned of a nearly 26 per cent fall in f(...)

 The queue outside JD SPorts on Henry street during the Christmas sales. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Retailer JD Sports said it was on course to beat annual profit expectations as it posted a bumper 12 per cent rise in like-for-like sales over the C(...)

Activity in the Irish services sector expanded again in December, with the rate of job creation hitting the highest level on record, suggesting moment(...)

Manufacturing technicians at Intel’s Clean Room at Intel’s manufacturing facility in Leixlip. Ireland’s manufacturing sector continued to strengthen during December, supported by accelerated rates of growth in new orders and output. (Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times)

Ireland’s manufacturing sector continued to strengthen during December, supported by accelerated rates of growth in new orders and output.According to(...)

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said the volume of goods bought at British stores last month jumped by 6.4 per cent from November 2013

British retail sales surged at their fastest annual rate in more than a decade last month, as US-style “Black Friday” discounts drove record sales gro(...)