Telefonica UK chief executive Ronan Dunne, who moved to the UK from Ireland in 1987, recently  signed a letter published in the Times  which said leaving the EU would deter investment, threaten jobs and put the UK economy at risk. Photograph: Dave Meehan.

Ronan Dunne joined the heads of some of Britain’s biggest companies in signing a letter in support of the UK staying in the European Union, but does n(...)

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In the past most patients have relied on healthcare professionals to manage their conditions. Now, getting patients to self-manage where possible is s(...)

Vodafone investors finally put out of their misery. Photograph: PA Wire

UK phone network operator Vodafone and John Malone’s cable company Liberty Global agreed on Monday to combine their operations in the Netherlands for(...)

In Dublin, Ryanair closed up 2.3 per cent, while while Paddy Power, which is preparing a merger with Betfair, was up 1.3 per cent after €240 million worth of its shares changed hands. Photograph:  Nick Ansell/PA Wire

European stokcks rallied on Friday, trimming their worst January drop since 2008. The Iseq rose more than 2 per cent while the FTSE climbed 2.4 per c(...)

The National Lottery website and ticket machines were brought down on Wednesday by a cyber attack, the operator has confirmed. Lotto customers were u(...)

Ronan Dunne: ‘To me social media is the digital equivalent of walking the shop floor. I get to engage with customers.’ Photograph: Dave Meehan

As the chief executive officer of Telefónica UK, which trades as O2, Ronan Dunne makes it a priority to read every single customer email. Quite a few(...)

People walk past a picture of Spain’s acting prime minister Mariano Rajoy outside the People’s Party (PP) headquarters in Madrid

European shares edged higher on Monday, buoyed by gains in carmaker Volkswagen and telecoms equipment manufacturer Ericsson, although an inconclusive (...)

Ryanair was one of the best performers on the Iseq, finishing up almost 2 per cent. Photograph: Josep Lago/AFP/Getty Images

Equity markets retreated after Thursday’s gains, and investors focused again on the underlying weaknesses in the global economy. Investors showed re(...)

Asavie CEO Ralph Shaw. Dublin-based technology firm Asavie is to create 106 jobs over the next 2.5 years.

Dublin-based technology firm Asavie is to create 106 jobs over the next 2.5 years. The company is looking to recruit people in the areas of engineeri(...)

Virgin Media Ireland chief executive Tony Hanway: “You’re hired to hit the ground running. That’s the thrill of the job.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

They’re starting to build houses again, which is good news for Virgin Media Ireland and its newly installed boss Tony Hanway, because “it is, excuse (...)