IBRC Assurance was restructured by management under its then chief executive Mike Aynsley. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The liquidator of Irish Bank Resolution Corporation has secured a preferred bidder to acquire the assurance arm of the former Anglo Irish Bank. The (...)

Former EU competition commissioner Joaquín Almunia said the transfers complied with state aid rules Photograph: Reuters

The European Commission has approved the 2012 transfer of seven tranches of loans from five Irish banks to the National Asset Management Agency. In a (...)

Siofra Flood, former COO of Swrve, has committed to becoming a lead entrepreneur for the next cycle of Going for Growth. (Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times)

Going for Growth is looking to recruit 60 female entrepreneurs to participate in the next phase of its entrepreneurship programme. The programm(...)

The Jacob’s Inn hostel, which is on Talbot Place near the Busáras bus station

Investment group Brehon Capital has added to its investment portfolio in Ireland by acquiring the 420-bed Jacobs Inn hostel in central Dublin for abo(...)

No 2 Harbourmaster Place, IFSC, Dublin, is the seventh office investment in the area to have changed hands this year. Photograph: Eric Luke

Another of the original office blocks in Dublin’s IFSC has been sold in an off-market transaction. Ardstone Capital, the private investment manager, (...)

Pictured at Web Summit 2014 (l to r) Jeff Hagins of SmartThings, Paddy Cosgrave of Web Summit and Anna Scally, partner and Head of Technology, Media and Telecoms at KPMG.

The sheer scale of the numbers associated with the 2014 Web Summit can almost distract from what happened at the event: billion-dollar businesses, mil(...)

The centre in Donabate, Co Dublin, is currently producing an  annual rent of just over €8.1 million

Ireland’s largest building, the Tesco distribution centre in Donabate, Co Dublin, has been sold to a South African property fund for €129 million. Th(...)

The BNP Paribas building at 5 George’s Dock in the IFSC, Dublin.   Photograph: Alan Betson

Another of the original office buildings in Dublin’s International Financial Services Centre is about to be sold in an off-market deal for close to €(...)

You got 500+ points in your Leaving Cert, aced your accountancy exams, and are well on your way to setting the world of professional services alight. (...)

John Hartnett: fired  off a few home truths

John Hartnett, the effective lord mayor of the Irish-American tech glitterati, fired off a few home truths in the Doubletree hotel in Dublin on Wednes(...)