The IRFU pays each Ireland player a basic fee for making the Rugby World Cup 2015 squad (between €30,000 and €40,000). Photograph: Fotolia

Should New Zealand retain the Rugby World Cup each player would be due a NZD$150,000 (€87,000) bonus. Many unions competing in the World Cup carry (...)

Students at the Gradireland fair can avail of opportunities at the event in the RDS, such as tips for dressing for interviews, CV workshops, and meeting potential employers and graduates who are currently on their programmes. The organisers say there will be more than 120 companies at the event

‘There will be more jobs on offer than at any time over the past 10 years and we have more employers in more sectors than ever before,” says Mark M(...)

Ted Webb, Patrick Kennedy  and Ciaran Bolger at the Deal Drivers Ireland conference in Dublin. photograph: chris bellew/fennells

I hear Mergermarket assembled a high-powered coterie of corporate financiers, business executives and lawyers in the Shelbourne hotel on Thursday afte(...)

Newstalk denied an  advertising campaign had encouraged the use of bad language but had been “a play on words to get across the message that they were determined to get to the bottom of important news stories and be truthful to their listeners”. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Newstalk has been rapped on the knuckles by the Republic’s advertising watchdog over its use of the word “bulls**tters” on an advertising billboard pr(...)

Therese Dowling (right) with her daughters Janet and Joanne at Capital Glass on Lr Clanbrassil Street in Dublin 8. Photograph: Sara Freund / The Irish Times

They are not technically glaziers, but there is little that the three Donnelly women who run Capital Glass in Dublin, along with operations manager(...)

Paddy Power gained 0.5 per cent, a rise of 52 cent, closing at €100
Potential brewer merger boosts trade
  • Markets
  • September 16, 2015, 20:32

European shares ended higher for a second consecutive session, as news of a possible merger between brewers SABMiller and Anheuser-Busch InBev sent th(...)

Realex processes about €28 billion worth of transactions a year on behalf of its 12,500 clients, which include Virgin Atlantic, Aer Lingus and Paddy Power

Irish-founded online payments firm Realex, which was acquired by the US firm Global Payments for €115 million in March, is to create 50 new jobs in Du(...)

Planet Business

Image of the week: The maxi-iPad The new iPad Pro is so large, you can fit an entire planet on its screen. Apple chief executive Tim Cook is bu(...)

Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 Stock Average surged 7.7 per cent, gaining more than 1,300 points, as sentiment was bolstered by  rallies on Wall Street and optimism on China economy. Photograph: . Franck Robichon/EPA

Global markets continued to respond to positive developments in China. In the US, stocks struggled to add to their second best rally of the year, even(...)

Inside a Paddy Power shop in Central London. Paddy Power Betfair will have its main listing on the London Stock Exchange. Photograph: EPA

The €2 billion-a-year gambling giant formed by the merger of Irish bookie Paddy Power and London-listed betting exchange Betfair will be based in the(...)