AIB loaned French-registered 2 Rue Dieudonne Costes €31.7 million to refinance loans owed to KBC bank relating to the construction of the Radisson Blu Hotel in Toulouse. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Irish High Court has jurisdiction to deal with a challenge by a group of Irish investors in a Radisson Blu Hotel in southern France, against AIB (...)

 Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly. File photograph: Dave Meehan

A “strong cultural resistance” from some local authorities and lenders is causing the mortgage-to-rent scheme to “struggle”, the Department of the (...)

Ann Fell is consoled by family and friends at the funeral of her husband, Charlie, at St Alphonsus and Columba Church in Ballybrack/Killiney. Photograph: Sara Freund

Charlie Fell was lighthearted but never lightweight, his funeral Mass was told on Thursday morning. His friend Mick Dunne recalled how “he quoted from(...)

Mortgage-switching is in the news again, thanks to research from the Central Bank showing that as many as 21 per cent of all mortgage holders could sa(...)

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Of all the changes wrought by the financial crisis and the subsequent advent of austerity, the introduction of a broad range of banking charges may(...)

The main index and both the two leading sub-indices were at their highest levels since 2006 while gains were also recorded in the five individual components of the index

Irish consumer confidence is at its highest level since February 2006, according to a new study. The KBC Ireland/ESRI Consumer Sentiment Index rose fr(...)

Ahold and Delhaize run supermarkets on the US east coast. Photograph: Laurie DIeffembacq/AFP/Getty Images

Royal Ahold has agreed to acquire Delhaize Group for about €9.32 billion in shares, creating the fifth largest US supermarket retailer in the industry(...)

 It’s likely the only way rates will fall  to a level enjoyed by our European counterparts – despite the efforts of Government – is if new entrants come in. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Against a background of increasing pressure from the Government to bring Irish mortgage variable rates into line with European competitors, banks are (...)

Donal Corrigan, formerly practising at St Agnes Road, Crumlin, Dublin, agreed in 2005 to sell his practice to Thomas Byrne who later sent Mr Corrigan a cheque for the purchase which bounced.  Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

A solicitor who had an unblemished 40-year career until he agreed to sell his practice to jailed lawyer Thomas Byrne is never to seek work in the prof(...)

Consumers remains concerned about a lack of improvement in household spending power, new data indicated today.   Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Irish consumer sentiment appears to be holding steady but growing optimism about the broad outlook for the economy and jobs has been offset by cautio(...)