BPA or Banca Privada d’Andorra’s Spanish unit Banco Madrid filed for bankruptcy earlier this month. Andorra will create a ‘bad bank’ to group the assets of BPA. Photo: Reuters

Andorra will create a ‘bad bank’ to group the assets of Banca Privada d’Andorra (BPA) linked to illicit activity, it said late on Thursday, as the pri(...)

Irish advertisers are spending more on mobile ads as part of their marketing strategies, according to IAB Ireland. Photograph: Tomohiro Ohsumi / Bloomberg

Spending on mobile ads now accounts for €1 in every €3 spent on digital advertising, according to new figures from industry group IAB Ireland and PwC.(...)

Mr Justice Brian Cregan agreed to transfer the action to the Commercial Court list. Photograph: Ronan Quinlan/Collins

The receivers of the Spencer Dock Development Company have disputed claims by Davy Target Investments that it is entitled to some €9 million paymen(...)

The chief secretary to the treasury Danny Alexander speaking in the Commons yesterday. Photograph: PA Wire

Increased penalties for people who fail to pay taxes due on money held in offshore banks, along with levying significant fines on companies who try t(...)

Catch it while you can but most pay rises will likely be small and hard won

It’s been a long time coming, but it looks as though pay rises are finally back on the agenda. With most workers having seen a substantial drop in liv(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny in Brussels yesterday: ‘If the [European] Commission comes forward with a new set of proposals we will engage with that constructively.’ Photograph: Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP Photo

Ireland remains opposed to the idea of a common consolidated corporate tax base (CCCTB), Taoiseach Enda Kenny said yesterday, though it is prepared t(...)

First Minister Peter Robinson described the sale of the loans to Cerberus last year as “excellent news”. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Former Nama debtors in Northern Ireland are being treated “less than sympathetically” by the US-based investment firm that bought their loans, British(...)

Catherine Murphy, Independent  TD for Kildare North.

Statement by Siteserv Holdings Limited in response to recent media reports Siteserv Holdings Limited is disappointed that Catherine Murphy T.D.(...)

More than 22,000 mortgage loans drawn down last year, representing an increase in lending of 48 per cent over 2013. Photo: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

More than 22,000 mortgage loans drawn down last year, representing an increase in lending of 48 per cent over 2013, according to BPFI/PwC mortgage mar(...)

Planet Business

In numbers: Neeson goes green 3 million Number of Facebook fans of Tourism Ireland, which this week shared a 60-second film in which movie star Liam N(...)