Airton Road Retail Park

Receivers are selling an office building in Tallaght, a nearby vacant retail park and an adjoining site for €4.8 million.Agent Ganly Walters, on the i(...)

Michael O’Leary: under his stewardship Ryanair has offered an attractive dividend yield. Photograph: Dave Meehan

For income-hungry investors, plummeting bond yields and deposit rates over the past few years have meant they have had to look for returns elsewher(...)

Espirito Santo plunged 11 per cent to 39.6 cents, its lowest price since June 2012. Photograph: Mario Proenca/Bloomberg

Markets went into retreat yesterday on renewed fears about Portugal’s Banco Espirito Santo and comments from Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen (...)

Prof Brian Fitzgerald: “There is a ‘get rich quick’ model where everyone wants to sell the company for 40 million rather than try and go to the next level.” Photograph: Sean Curtin

A report from the Irish Software Engineering Research Centre was launched this week that highlights how a global skills shortage is threatening one of(...)

Seragon is the second notable acquisition in as many months for Roche, which bought privately held US gene-sequencing firm Genia Technologies for up to $350 million in June.

Drugmaker Roche said it will pay up to $1.725 billion to buy Seragon Pharmaceuticals, a privately-held US biotech company that researches breast cance(...)

Medtronic chairman and chief executive Omar Ishrak said the deal with Covidien would allow the company to  make more investment in US technologies. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Files/Reuters

US medical device maker Medtronic has agreed to buy Covidien Plc for $42.9 billion (€32 billion) in cash and stock and move its executive base to Irel(...)

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore with Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton announce the Goverment;s third annual Action Plan for Jobs in February. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

It seems as though barely a day goes by without another high-profile IDA-backed jobs announcement. Last week it was US pharma companies Pfizer and Bio(...)

Zimmer, the maker of the eponymous walking frame, has agreed to acquire Biomet for $13.35 billion, combining the two ­providers of medical prod(...)

Mark Lanier is no ordinary trial lawyer. His success has been such that he lives on a 25-acre estate near Houston and hosts lavish parties for (...)

Worries over escalating tension in Ukraine and weak results held back stocks in Europe. Photograph: Sergei Ilnitsky/EPA

Global equity markets declined and government debt rose amid rising tension in Ukraine as Russia declared the country on the brink of civil wa(...)