Dom Moran, secretary general of the Department of Agriculture with Minister Simon Coveney and Gerry Boyle, director of Teagasc, at the National Dairy Conference.  Photograph: John T Ohle

The ending of the milk quota regime next March will be the most important and exciting development to hit rural Ireland in a generation, the Minister(...)

Ross McEwan: RBS chief executive is likely to affirm his desire to stay in the Irish market and retain Ulster Bank, having previously explored the possibility of selling it. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Royal Bank of Scotland is expected to signal on Friday that it intends to commit to its Irish division, Ulster Bank, in a bid to benefit from a recov(...)

As trading rooms got ready for an all-night vigil before the results are known, the polls started to shift. Sterling added to gains this week when the latest survey showed the No vote holding its slender lead.

British financial markets were laying bets that Scots would vote No on independence yesterday, pushing the pound to a two-year peak against the euro a(...)

Pat McCann: presides over a business with a market cap of €378 million. Photograph: Joe St Leger

Irish hotel group Dalata published stellar interim results yesterday to maintain its strong momentum since raising €256 million net of expenses in an (...)

 Dalata, which owns the Maldron hotels chain, predicts that about €1 billion will be spent on buying Irish hotel assets this year.

About €1 billion will be spent on buying Irish hotel assets this year, Dalata chief executive Pat McCann predicted yesterday. He was speaking followin(...)

Rabobank forecast a recovery in the second half of this year as private consumption picks up faster than expected.

Rabobank has warned that the impact of Russian sanctions may hurt its business, as the Dutch mutual bank reported a drop in profits the first half of (...)

Dutch lender Rabobank said today its net profit slipped 3 per cent to €1.1 billion in the first half of the year, due to charges related to Dutch ban(...)

Rabobank agreed last October to pay $1 billion to resolve US and European probes into Libor manipulation. (Photograph: John Moore/Getty Images)

Aformer senior trader at Rabobank pleaded guilty on Monday to participating in a scheme to manipulate the yen Libor rate, becoming the second employee(...)

US telco giant AT&T is considering a bid for Eircom. REUTERS/Mike Blake

AT&T eyes Eircom The Sunday Business Post reports US telco giant AT&T may be considering Eircom as a potential low-tax route into Europe. The (...)

Employee could not attend hearings due to his illness.

A credit manager with Rabobank has secured an interim High Court injunction preventing his employer dismissing him.Colin Browne, who has been on sick (...)