Interest rates have never been lower, and anyone with a few bob to put aside is paying the price. Photograph: Thinkstock

What’s the landscape like for Ireland’s savers?  Not great. Interest rates have never been lower, and anyone with a few bob to put aside i(...)

Jeremy Masding, group chief executive, and Alan Cook, chairman, Permanent TSB,   at the agm in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The yellow ambulance parked opposite the door hinted there might be some blood spilt at Permanent TSB’s annual general meeting yesterday in the Ballsb(...)

Things that Irish Life cites as likely to qualify for a higher income are: smoking; high cholesterol; type 2 diabetes; high blood pressure and  those who are overweight or have very low weight

More than six in 10 Irish people could receive an enhanced income in retirement – because ill health and/or poor lifestyle means they are not likely t(...)

Investment in residential property in Ireland was abandoned by institutional investors in the 1970s because returns were inferior to those from commercial property.  Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Investment in residential property in Ireland was abandoned by institutional investors in the 1970s because returns were inferior to those from commer(...)

 Number 1, Harbourmaster Place, Dublin was originally bought for around €26 million.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Another of the original tax-driven office buildings in Dublin’s International Financial Services Centre has been sold in an off-market deal. Business(...)

Avoca Court dates from 1990, and is being sold on behalf of a Davy fund at an initial yield of 9.48 per cent

Another Dublin suburban office investment goes for sale today when CBRE seeks a buyer for a well-located block at Temple Road in Blackrock. Fiona Kenn(...)

Oliver Murray from Crumlin now a high-flyer in Canada

When Oliver Murray first moved to Canada nearly 30 years ago, he struggled to get a job because he didn’t have a degree. These days, he’s a financial (...)

The Moore Street markets were once part of a labyrinth of outdoor fairs  which had operated in the north inner city for at least two centuries. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

The Moore Street markets were once part of a labyrinth of outdoor markets on the lanes around Little Denmark Street, Cole’s Lane and Riddal’s Row, whi(...)

‘Irish Times’ editor Kevin O’Sullivan, with former editors Geraldine Kennedy and Conor Brady at the launch ‘The Irish Times 150 Years of Influence’, in the National Library. Photograph: Alan Betson

A new history of The Irish Times has underlined its repeated ability to transform itself and remain relevant to a discerning audience, the editor of (...)

The five-star Westin Hotel and the adjoining AIB bank branch on Dublin’s Westmoreland Street

Irish Life has acquired the freehold interests in the five-star Westin Hotel and adjoining AIB bank branch on Dublin’s Westmoreland Street for an amo(...)