The Westpac Express has a gross tonnage of 8,403 tonne, passenger capacity of 900 and a car carrying capacity of 182 units

Shipowner Irish Continental Group (ICG) has agreed a deal to buy a high-speed vessel known as the “Westpac Express” for $13.25 million. The Irish Fer(...)

The oil and gas sector extended its gains, rising 2.8 per cent overall as shares in Royal Dutch Shell and BP rallied, helped by a rise in oil prices.

European shares rose as a surge in oil helped offset sliding banks, while investors speculated on the Federal Reserve’s latest policy meeting. The Is(...)

Overall, the total number of passengers carried last year - comprising car, coach and foot passengers - was flat at 3.2 million

Revenues at Irish Continental Group (ICG) jumped 10 per cent last year to €320.6 million from €290.1 million a year earlier on the back of increased (...)

Mario Draghi: ECB interest rate decision is due on Thursday. Photograph:  REUTERS/Eric Vidal

TODAY Results: Escher Group; Irish Continental Group; Urban Outfitters. Indicators: Japanese GDP growth rate (Q4); German factory orders (Jan). TOMO(...)

 Chief executive officer of airline Ryanair, Michael O’Leary. Photograph: Niklas Halle’n/AFP/Getty Images

Nervousness over the outcome of today’s general election, together with the opening salvos of the UK’s referendum debate on European Union membership(...)

 The biggest faller in London was Standard Chartered, which dropped 5.3 per cent after Investec cut its rating to hold from buy, recommending investors take profits after a 17 per cent surge in two days. Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty

The Iseq slipped about 0.5 per cent yesterday as European stocks generally struggled to maintain momentum, due to renewed concerns about global growt(...)

Kingspan fell 5.7 per cent, despite announcing a new partnership with KoolDuct.

Turmoil returned to global financial markets yesterday as oil plunged past $27 a barrel, the Dow Jones Industrial Average sank as much as 565 points a(...)

Memo said former minister for communications Jim Mitchell would be pleased to see a ferry service to Cork, but was concerned about possible losses. Photograph: Joe St Leger/The Irish Times

A subsidy of £300,000 was suggested for a proposed Cork to Swansea ferry service, but the government was warned of the effects on B&I Ferries, Sta(...)

ICG chief executive Eamonn Rothwell: he owns 14.7 per cent of the shipping group

Ferries and freight business Irish Continental Group yesterday surpassed the €1 billion mark in market capitalisation for the first time. However, by(...)

CRH gained 1.07%  to close at €27.39 after more than 880,000 of its shares changed hands in Dublin

European stocks declined as commodity producers slid on a stronger dollar, with healthcare and leisure-related shares also falling. DUBLIN Index hea(...)