Barbarians’ Zane Kirchner touches down to score a try in the game against an Ireland XVat Thomond park. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Barbarians 22 Ireland 21 The individual consequences will be more significant after Ireland slipped to a defeat at Thomond Park that will merely be a(...)

CRH chief executive Albert Manifold. The building materials company’s shares finished down 1.8 per cent at the close yesterday, following the release of the company’s half-yearly figures. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Both European and US stocks made gains yesterday, with Ireland and Iceland the only western countries not to record a positive day’s trading while (...)

A sign outside the headquarters of JP Morgan Chase  in New York. Photograph: Mike Segar/Reuters

Propelled by a soaring stock market, the median pay package for a CEO in the US rose above eight figures for the first time last year. The head of a t(...)

Gregg Steinhafel had been Target’s chief executive since 2008. Photograph: Reuters

Target has removed chairman and chief executive Gregg Steinhafel in the wake of a devastating data breach that hurt the third largest USretailer’s pr(...)

Luke Marshall runs at David Strettle during Ulster’s Heineken Cup defeat by Saracens. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Ulster and Ireland centre Luke Marshall will see a specialist this week to determine the extent of his third concussion in four weeks. M(...)