You should not be paying local property tax on those spaces that are already subject to commercial rates. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

My wife started her own business in 1999. As she works from home, in 1999 we built an extension to our home in order for her to carry out her business(...)

Apple weighed heavily on all major US stock indices as it fell for the fifth straight day. Photograph: Kimihiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images

Greece’s banking stocks plunged for the second day in a row, holding down the main Athens index which otherwise turned the corner after the previous (...)

Permanent TSB was the star performer on the Dublin market yesterday, closing up 4.8 per cent at €5.31 with 2.5 million shares changing hands.

European stocks were little changed, posting their longest winning streak since January, amid mixed earnings reports from Ericsson and Volvo. The S(...)

Aer Lingus: shares in the national airline closed up 2 per cent to €2.47 while Ryanair also ended the week up 2 per cent to €12.44

Global markets signalled growing faith in Greece’s ability to clinch a bailout as US and European stocks climbed and the euro jumped the most against(...)

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 (...)