Work being carried out on a Rolls Royce  Trent XWB engine. The firm is set to outline plans for a “major restructure”. Photograph: Gary Marshall/Rolls-Royce/PA Wire

British engineering company Rolls-Royce said it would launch a major restructuring programme, as its new chief executive Warren East gave further deta(...)

Ciaran Lynch, Chairman of the Oireachtas Committee of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis

The architecture of Irish governance compares favourably with other jurisdictions. Successive Irish governments have introduced far-reaching reforms o(...)

CRH gained 1.07%  to close at €27.39 after more than 880,000 of its shares changed hands in Dublin

European stocks declined as commodity producers slid on a stronger dollar, with healthcare and leisure-related shares also falling. DUBLIN Index hea(...)

Applegreen shares rose 3.9 per cent

European investors edged back into safer assets yesterday as a shootout between French police and militants suspected of involvement in the Paris att(...)

Building materials group CRH advanced 1.4 per cent to €25.13
Weak earnings hit European shares

European shares fell yesterday as weak corporate earnings weighed on investor sentiment. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index slid 0.8 per cent and(...)

Engine trouble: Weaker than expected earnings reports in Europe included another profit warning from Rolls-Royce, which sent its shares skidding. Photograph: Romeo Gacad/AFP/Getty

MARK PAUL The Iseq beat its peers on yesterday with a marginal gain, as the top European stock index posted its biggest fall in six weeks due to wea(...)

Rolls-Royce said next year’s earnings will suffer a £650 million-pound (€920 million) hit from declining demand.

Rolls-Royce said next year’s earnings will suffer a £650 million-pound (€920 million) hit from declining demand for business-jet engines and lucrative(...)

A woman receiving a scan for breast cancer diagnosis

Women seeking breast reconstruction have three options. They can have the Diep- flap procedure, implants or a combination of both. Plastic surgeons t(...)

FOOD FOR THOUGHT Two museums devoted to food, in London and New York, open this week. First up is the British Museum of Food, left, (bompas(...)

Plastic cows are lined up on hay bales in front of EU headquarters during the  farmers’ demonstration in Brussels on Monday. Photograph: AP Photo/Virginia Mayo

When I moved to the countryside, as an innocent blow-in I assumed I’d be able to buy stacks of tasty, locally grown fruit and veg. Wrong-o. My despera(...)