Tipperary’s James Barry is brought out to centre back with Tomás Hamill getting a run at full back against Dublin at Thurles. Photograph: Alan Betson
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SATURDAY (Matches at 7.0 unless stated) AIB All-Ireland club SFC semi-finals Ballyboden St Enda’s (Dublin) v Clonmel Commercials (Tipperary), O’(...)

After record losses of €6.8 billion for 2015, markets are also concerned about Deutsche Bank’s ballooning legal bill.

Deutsche Bank’s share price is in free fall after attempts to calm speculation about the finances of Germany’s largest bank backfired. This came as (...)

Bear market looms as a fresh slide in crude and the perceived creditworthiness of European banks adds to doubts about the strength of the global  economy.  Photograph: Frank Rumpenhorst/EPA

Global stocks are on the precipice of a bear market as a fresh slide in crude and the perceived creditworthiness of European banks added to doubts ab(...)

Bank of Ireland: The retreat in financial stocks around Europe saw the bank shares fall 3.5 per cent to €0.27. Photograph: Frantzesco Kangaris/Bloomberg

European shares fell sharply yesterday as disappointing economic data from the US further undermined sentiment already hurt by weak earnings updates. (...)

In Dublin, Ryanair closed up 2.3 per cent, while while Paddy Power, which is preparing a merger with Betfair, was up 1.3 per cent after €240 million worth of its shares changed hands. Photograph:  Nick Ansell/PA Wire

European stokcks rallied on Friday, trimming their worst January drop since 2008. The Iseq rose more than 2 per cent while the FTSE climbed 2.4 per c(...)

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(...)

Paddy Power climbed 1.6% to €119.90, still riding high on last Friday’s news that its proposed merger with Betfair had received clearance from Irish Competition Authorities

European shares fell yesterday, following Asia lower and led by banks after the European Central Bank said it would quiz euro zone lenders about high (...)

Ulster players celebrate victory over Oyonnax in the Champions Cup. Photograph: Darren Kidd/Presseye/Inpho

Ulster salvaged their own qualification hopes and with it Irish pride in the European Champions Cup on Oyonnax’s rain-soaked 4G surface in the Rhône-(...)

An investor looks on as a screen displays the circuit breaker mechanism in China: the fear is that China’s economy, the world’s second-largest after the US’s, is slowing down and affecting growth in other countries.  Photograph: Reuters/China Daily

Some €2.4 billion was wiped off the value of shares listed on the Iseq in Dublin on Thursday on a day when global stock markets wobbled amid concerns(...)

Ryanair closed 3.9 per cent lower at €14.74 in spite of strong traffic data. Photograph:  Rui Vieira/PA Wire

European stocks fell for the third time in four days, mirroring declines that shook global equities in August, as they extended the worst start to a (...)