Minister Alan Kelly said there is potential to achieve much more than a boundary extension or simple merger of two existing councils. Photograph: Alan Betson

Cork is heading in to “virgin territory” with a new report recommending the creation of a unitary local government authority and a merger of the city (...)

A jobs fair will take place this Friday and Saturday in Croke Park. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

More than 10,000 people are expected to attend a jobs expo in Dublin this week, with positions in engineering, sales, nursing, construction, IT and te(...)

The hotel chain is run by Limerick businessman Tom Moran and his family, who will retain a significant shareholding in the business. Photograph: Haydn West

The Moran Hotel Group has written down the value of its properties by €224 million and written off the €182 million in goodwill attaching to its purch(...)