Bank of Ireland climbed 2.21 per cent to 32.4 cents. Volumes were decent, with 292 million shares changing hands

Markets bounced back from an earlier slide as hydrocarbon and mining stocks regained some momentum following increases in oil and metals prices.Hopes(...)

Google predicts the best days are still ahead for cloud computing. The pace at which customers are moving their data to the cloud is picking up, and t(...)

Philips Manager of the Year Joe Schmidt with his award following the ceremony at the Shelbourne Hotel: “It’s humbling because of the competition that is here today.”

Despite the mass influx, Joe Schmidt is the only foreign rugby coach to be named Philips Sports Manager of the Year.Not the first foreigner, mind. Th(...)

Ipswich’s Stephen Hunt in action against   Charlton Athletic: his understandable comments sparked a firestorm of abuse.  Photo: Tom Dulat/Getty Images

It didn’t take the firestorm of abuse that erupted in response to Stephen Hunt’s perfectly unexceptional original column to demonstrate yet again that(...)

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny with his October manager of the month award.

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny was on Thursday named Philips manager of the month for October.Lat month Dundalk ended a 19-year wait when they clinche(...)

Philips have been trying to revamp your home lighting for some time now. First there was the attempt to inject a hint of colour into things with the L(...)

Setback at  healthcare-to-bulbs group as it pushes ahead with a radical plan to spin off its lighting arm. Photograph: Balint Porneczi/Bloomberg

Philips slid to a net loss in the third quarter, weighed down by one-off charges and weak demand in Russia and China: a setback for the Dutch healthca(...)

A visitor enters an elevator in the lobby at the headquarters of SAP in Walldorf, Germany. The technology company forecast this morning that 2014 underlying operating profit would be €5.6 billion  to €5.8 billion, compared with an earlier projection of as much as €6 billion. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

European stocks fell after worse- than-estimated financial results, while gold and German and British government bonds rose. Asian equities headed for(...)

Professor Shuji Nakamura with a Blue Laser-LED, who has won the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics with Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano ‘for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources.’ Photograph: Randall Lamb/University of Cal/EPA

An American and two Japanese scientists won the 2014 Nobel Prize for Physics today for inventing a new energy-efficient and environment-friendly light(...)

 Electronics and lighting company Philips announced that it will add the divisions healthcare and consumer lifestyle together under the name HealthTech and the light division will become independent.Photograph: EPA/REMKO DE WAAL

Royal Philips chief executive officer Frans van Houten plans to break up the 123-year-old Dutch company, separating the lighting unit and focusing on (...)