Ireland’s first solar farms could be operational by the end of 2016

Ireland’s first solar farms could be operational by the end of 2016, according to solar energy firm Amarenco chief executive John Mullins. The compan(...)

 Ann Nolan  of the Department  of Finance:  raised issues of proper governance around the sale of Apthorp, a condominium on Manhattan’s upper west side, in 2012. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Department of Finance raised concerns with executives of Irish Bank Resolution Corporation in 2012 about the sale of a multimillion-dollar loan li(...)

Nicholas Moore, chief executive officer and managing director of Macquarie. Macquarie is planning a rights issue to raise $500 million to help pay for the deal, which will rank the business close to the globe’s top 10 aircraft lessors.

Irish aviation financier, Awas, is set to sell 90 aircraft to Australian bank, Macquarie, for $4 billion (€3.6 billion).Awas and Macquarie have been i(...)

Volatile currency swings negatively impacted revenue at BT group’s Irish subsidiary to the tune of £6 million (€7.9 million), the company’s latest qua(...)

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg. The company’s fourth-quarter overall revenue rose to $3.85 billion from $2.59 billion in the year-ago period

Facebook’s revenue grew 49 percent in the fourth quarter, as mobile advertising growth helped the world’s largest Internet social network beat Wall S(...)

Fuel pump nozzles branded with the Shell logo sit at a gas station, operated by Royal Dutch Shell  in Brussels. Photographer: Jock Fistick/Bloomberg

Oil prices continued their rout on Tuesday with Brent crude and US WTI both falling to their lowest in almost six years, as a persistent global supply(...)

Macquarie AirFinance is negotiating a deal for just under 100 newly built and on-order aircraft being sold by Awas, the sources said. Photograph:   Toby Melville/Reuters

Australian bank Macquarie’s aircraft leasing subsidiary is in exclusive talks to buy a portfolio of new planes from Dublin-based lessor Awas for more (...)

Shoppers in Hong Kong:  BlackRock, Macquarie Group and Millennium Capital Management former employees are planning a hedge fund based in the city. Photograph: Jerome Favre/EPA

BlackRock, Macquarie Group and Millennium Capital Management former employees are planning a Hong Kong-based hedge fund which will use computer models(...)

 New South Wales Tactical Police on Phillip Street close to the Lindt Chocolate cafe in Martin Place, Sydney. Photograph: EPA

The ongoing hostage crisis in Sydney shows the Australian government was not overreaching when in September it raised its terror threat level from ‘me(...)

BT said it was in preliminary talks for two companies and identified only Telefónica-owned O2 as a target. Photograph: Martin Divisek/Bloomberg
Companies named as BT targets

BT Group plc is in talks to buy Telefónica SA’s O2 unit or another mobile phone company to expand its wireless offering in the UK and complement its b(...)