Arnotts is trading well,  with operating profit of  €12.5 million for the year to the end of January 2014. Photograph: Alan Betson

The battle to take full control of Arnotts department store in Dublin is set to intensify in coming weeks, as its two rival shareholder blocs step (...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: said ‘an unsuccessful bidder’ for Siteserv had complained to his department about the 2012 sale process for the business. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has told Independent TD Catherine Murphy that “an unsuccessful bidder” for Siteserv complained to his departmen(...)

The family of businessman Sean Quinn (pictured) cannot rely on alleged illegality by the former Anglo Irish Bank as part of their case denying liabiility for €2.34 billion in loans to Quinn Group related companies, the Supreme Court ruled. Photo: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The family of businessman Sean Quinn cannot rely on alleged illegality by the former Anglo Irish Bank as part of their case denying liabiility for €2.(...)

It seems that Musgrave, the owner of SuperValu, has stepped in to smooth the way for HCJV

There was quite a kerfuffle last September when IBRC suddenly appointed receivers to HCJV, a property company linked to the Caulfield McCarthy retail (...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm: argued he should be given more time because he has hired a new lawyer. Photograph: Josh Reynolds

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm has made an emergency request to a US court seeking more time to file legal papers arguing why it (...)

Jurys Inn operates 21 UK provincial hotels, four London hotels, five hotels in Ireland and one in Prague. It employs approximately 2,000 people.  (Photograph: Adrian Brown/Bloomberg News)

US private equity group Lone Star Funds has closed its €900 million acquisition of Jurys Inn, following approval by the competition authority.John Br(...)

Ulster Bank has hundreds of guarantees given by property investors and developers which it is trying to sell. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

  Property movement Property movement Lone Star, the largest single investor in Irish property since the crash, plans to further sell (...)

‘We say we want to avoid the old boom/bust cycle, but we don’t always behave that way. Patricia King (above), the new general secretary of the ICTU says every employee deserves a pay rise. Business lobbies are calling for lower tax. There are demands for more public spending and investment from a range of lobbies. We simply can’t afford it all. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

It is hard to imagine a more favourable scenario for economic growth. Interest rates are at rock bottom. The euro has collapsed on international marke(...)

John Sheehy is the latest senior executive to leave Liberty in recent months

Liberty Insurance’s head of claims John Sheehy has left the role after two years with the company. Staff were informed of his departure and told that(...)

Catherine Murphy, Independent  TD for Kildare North.

Statement by Siteserv Holdings Limited in response to recent media reports Siteserv Holdings Limited is disappointed that Catherine Murphy T.D.(...)