Clerys: Quadrant part-funded the €29 million purchase of the department store in Dublin last summer by Irish investment group D2 Private. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

US investment firm Quadrant Real Estate Advisors is planning to raise as much as €500 million for a Dublin-based fund aimed at financing Irish and UK (...)

Paul Coulson: as he turns 64, the head of Ardagh Group is not retiring, but looking at more ways to expand his glass empire. Photograph: Frank Miller

A year ago, Paul Coulson finally seemed to have lost his nerve as he dropped out of the running for a €3 billion bottle-making business being sold by (...)

Providence Resources, the oil and gas explorer, has raised $163m from share sales over the past decade to fund the development of its Irish offshore assets

Providence Resources, the oil and gas explorer locked in talks with its main creditor and financial advisers after a court ruling landed it a bill of (...)

Transocean, which provided Providence with a drilling unit for Barryroe oil field, had appealed against a ruling by the Commercial Court. Photograph: Finbarr O’Rourke

Providence Resources is facing mounting pressure to sell a stake in its key oil discovery and extend a crucial debt facility after it was ordered to p(...)

Ryanair was among the most actively traded, falling more than 1 per cent to €13.06. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

European shares rose on Tuesday, following a somewhat choppy session, as an advance by oil and mining companies offset weakness in some banking stocks(...)

Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny TD during An Taoiseach’s address at the Fine Gael 78th Ard Fheis, at Citywest Hotel, Dublin. Kenny has yet to call the date for the election but it could be the most important  flash-point of the year for the economy. (Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times)

With a general election on the way as early as next month, if elections in other countries once at the heart of the European debt crisis are anything(...)

The ECB  has kept its main refinancing rate static at 0.05 per cent since September 2014. Irish deposit rates, however, have slumped in the interim.  Photograph: Arne Dedert/EPA

Europe’s monetary authority may be keeping its dovish tone on the outlook for inflation in the euro zone, as per yesterday’s pronouncement, but no cha(...)

Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen: some claim the Federal Reserve increased interest rates prematurely last month. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

Bad news from the world’s biggest economies and growing tensions in the Middle East sent global stock markets tumbling on the first day of 2016 tradin(...)

Mortgage lending fell by €138 million, down by 2.4 per cent on an annual basis, according to latest figures from the Central Bank.

Lending to Irish households fell again in October, as deposits rose sharply, showing that despite the nascent recovery, Irish consumers are co(...)

13/11/2014.  - NEWS - HEALTH -Denis O'Brien, at the GETHealth, Global Education & Technology Health Summit, organised by John Hopkins Centre for Clinical Global Health Education,  in Dublin Castle on Thursday.Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish TimesPhotograph; Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

As the media picked apart Denis O’Brien’s decision to yank the $2 billion flotation of Digicel, its biggest rival quietly kicked it while it was down.(...)