Annuities are in a prolonged period of very poor return. Photograph: iStockPhoto

I hope to retire next year at 60. I will have a modest occupational pension. My wife also has a modest pension and will receive the old-age pension so(...)

PTSB shares:  trading on a lesser market on the Irish Stock Exchange. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

With the refloating of PTSB, is this an opportunity to get some value from our old PTSB shares? I believe they are currently worth 6 cent approximatel(...)

 Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: as An Post is a commercial semi-state business, Mr Noonan might yet have difficulty explaining to Standard Life shareholders why he will not act to mitigate inadvertent personal losses that may well be attributable to problems with a public service. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

As an exercise in goodwill, the Standard Life €1 a share payout has fallen particularly flat for Irish shareholders, many of whom now face a significa(...)

In a letter to almost 5,300 shareholders, the listed group says it is now effectively up to them to do battle with the Irish Revenue. Photograph: Standard Life/PA

British insurer Standard Life says it can do no more to help more than 5,000 Irish investors left with a tax bill after a postal blunder undermined (...)

Shareholders are pressing Ryanair on whether or not it plans to sell its €400 million Aer Lingus stake to IAG, which this week launched a formal off(...)

Willie Walsh, CEO of IAG, which is on the cusp of finalising its bid for Aer Lingus

Led by Irishman and former Aer Lingus chief executive, Willie Walsh, International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) is the parent of British Airways (...)

Quite like the Standard Life situation, those shareholders who received their money from Equitable Life as a lump sum will have it treated as capital and, following the Revenue’s determination, free from tax

Has the matter of liability to tax on payments at Equitable Life been settled? Mr G.R., email It has and we reported on it back in March when the Iris(...)

Our reader wrote to UPC in January, cancelling the service. ‘I also cancelled the direct debit. I have since been billed for two months’ service,’ he says

Sam Glendenning had ongoing problems with his UPC television service, which the company’s technicians tried and failed to rectify on a number of oc(...)

Standard Life: has been in touch with the  Revenue on several occasions about the fallout from the “delays in the post” issue.   Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Images

I was one of the unlucky ones who received my Standard Life dividend as income having requested it as capital. Now I have genuinely lost my cheque! Wh(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: He held out some hope that he might revisit the Standard Life shareholder issue.

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has said he does not intend to grant relief to Irish shareholders in Standard Life, many of whom are facing subst(...)