Grey Mirage (right) ridden by Ryan Moore comes home to win The Ladbrokes All-Weather Mile Championships Conditions Stakes at Lingfield. Ladbrokes chief executive Jim Mullen was disappointed with their quarterly results. Photograph: John Walton/PA Wire

Newly appointed Ladbrokes chief executive Jim Mullen is bringing forward a strategic review of the listed bookmaker’s operations following a set of qu(...)

Jim Mullen, chief executive, said that the group’s decision to seek examinership in Ireland “demonstrates the seriousness of our intent and the speed with which we will execute.”

Ladbrokes, the UK betting chain which sought protection of the courts for its Irish chain on Tuesday, reported that amounts staked in Ireland rose by (...)

Ladbrokes was still paying bubble-era rents in an economy just emerging from a recession.

Had Ladbrokes been offering odds in recent weeks on a shake-up of its betting shops business in the Republic they would have been pretty slim. It had (...)

Ladbrokes branch in Irishtown, Dublin: the betting chain lost €5 million in 2014.  An examinership, focused solely on its betting shops in the Republic, is likely to run for the full 100 days allowed by law. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

About 250 jobs and 60 betting shops are at risk following bookmaker Ladbrokes decision to seek High Court protection for its retail business in the R(...)

Bookmaker Ladbrokes Ireland, is seeking High Court protection from its creditors and warns it will have to cut jobs in a bid to rescue the loss-making business.

Bookmaker Ladbrokes Ireland, is seeking High Court protection from its creditors and warns it will have to cut jobs in a bid to rescue the loss-making(...)

Jennifer Wrynne from Mohill, Co Leitrim at the festival. Photograph: INPHO/Dan Sheridan

The sun shone out of a cloudless sky bathing the Cotswold Hills overlooking Prestbury Park in Cheltenham with the brilliant light of early spring. It (...)

Tony McCoy’s last hurrah as a jockey at Cheltenham will be in the final race of the festival, which has been named in his honour. Photograph: Julian Herbert/PA

Before a race is run the script has already been written for Cheltenham 2015. Short of a last-minute withdrawal, all attention will be focused on T(...)

Ryanair: the low-cost carrier saw its shares fall 7 cent to €9.96, which was roughly in line with other airline stocks. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

EOIN BURKE-KENNEDY Major European share indexes climbed to new multi-year highs, with the world’s largest brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev, leading the f(...)

Highlights will include 10 industrial, retail and office buildings located in Dublin, Galway, Mullingar and Monaghan, with reserves set at more than €800,000.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The first Allsop Space auction of the year may not boast very many trophy homes, but for those on the look out for promising business premises and inc(...)

Aer Lingus fell by as much as 10 per cent in Dublin in the afternoon, before coming back to close around 4.4 per cent down to €2.12 when the market closed

A drop in banks led European stocks lower, with concern growing over the political situation in Greece. Greece’s ASE Index lost 4.8 per cent as Natio(...)