After 23 years with UDG Healthcare, chief executive Liam Fitzgerald is to step down from the role in March 2016. (Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times)

Healthcare services provider UDG said on Friday that it is to sell its Irish pharmaceutical distribution businesses to global pharmaceutical wholesal(...)

Sainsbury’s: the deal to buy  the pharmacy business of the UK supermarket chain is expected to be completed  by the end of next February. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Celesio, the Germany-based owner Ireland’s largest pharmacy group LloydsPharmacy, has bought the pharmacy business of UK supermarket group Sainsbury’s(...)

One of the two blocks at Woodford Business Park in Santry, Dublin 17 for which the freehold interest is up for sale

A high-quality office investment with strong opportunities to enhance its value in the vibrant office letting market goes on the market today at Woo(...)

Aer Lingus fell almost 1 per cent to €1.43 on the  Dublin stock exchange yesterday, while Ryanair fell back 0.52 per cent to €6.84.

National benchmark indexes fell in every western European market except for Greece and Iceland as investors weighed data that showed a manufacturing c(...)

Aer Lingus and Ryanair had contrasting days. While Aer Lingus rose by 0.6 per cent to €1.409, Ryanair closed down 2.3 per cent at €6.60 on profit taking. Photograph: Alan Betson

European stocks posted a gain in the first full week of 2014, as data showed US and German unemployment fell and that Ireland returned to the bond mar(...)

Aer Lingus shed 4 cent before settling at €1.399. Photograph: Tim Boyle/Bloomberg

Markets were not exactly on fire yesterday, but the general trend was positive as the bank holiday weekend approached. International data was mixed, w(...)

Janet Yellen: US stocks fluctuated, after the benchmark index’s biggest two-day decline since June, as a report that  Ms Yellen was picked to lead the Federal Reserve offset concern that the debt impasse will harm the economy. Photograph: Reuters/Gary Cameron

Deadlock in Washington was the main topic on the floors of stock markets yesterday, prompting investors to mark time and wait to see what happens.The (...)

Bank of Ireland shares ended the day down 3.9
per cent

The crisis in Washington hung heavily on markets yesterday, with many investors thinking they might well take their profits and wait out the deadlock(...)