Ryanair chief executive  Michael O’Leary: airline’s  shares tumbled more than 5 per cent, closing at €12.59. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Early morning losses on Wall Street yesterday weighed on European shares in the afternoon, souring sentiment that had been positive. Data showing an(...)

Giddy-up in the west: A horse and rider do a quick turn-around in Tesco

You can bring a horse to Tesco, but you can’t make him shop – apparently. One intrepid shopper tried the ultimate shopping experience at Tesco in Ball(...)

Tesco said half-year earnings fell 55 per cent in the UK and Ireland Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Tesco Ireland has reported a 3.7 per cent decline in like-for-like sales for the six months ending August 29th as it announced first-half revenues of (...)

Eir’s offices at Citywest Business Campus in west Dublin

The London-based SW3 Capital has added another Dublin office investment to its portfolio. It has just paid more than €30 million for the newly rebrand(...)

Students at the Gradireland fair can avail of opportunities at the event in the RDS, such as tips for dressing for interviews, CV workshops, and meeting potential employers and graduates who are currently on their programmes. The organisers say there will be more than 120 companies at the event

‘There will be more jobs on offer than at any time over the past 10 years and we have more employers in more sectors than ever before,” says Mark M(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

An initially positive start to the quarter for stocks in Europe and the United States fizzled out as a mostly disappointing batch of economic reports (...)

Sainsbury’s delivered some welcome cheer from the under-pressure supermarket sector as it increased its profit outlook for the year after narrowing sales falls.

British supermarket chain Sainsbury’s raised its full-year profit forecast on Wednesday after posting a better than expected quarterly performance, ra(...)

Discount retailer Aldi reported a fall in profits as the supermarket price war took its toll on earnings despite sales surging to a new record level.  The firm also said it was moving into online sales in the UK. (Photograph:  Rui Vieira/PA Wire)

The British arm of Aldi plans to launch an online operation, marking the group’s first foray into e-commerce in Europe and opening a new front in its(...)

Philly McMahon: “I grew up here, I love it, it was a brilliant place for me. I’m happy here.” Photograph: The Irish Times

As a kid, Philly McMahon and his friends used to see who could kick the ball highest against the side of Ballymun’s tallest tower block. “At a lot of (...)

Site in   Waterford was originally acquired at the height of the boom in 2006 for about €26 million and rezoned in 2009

A large residential landbank on the edge of Waterford city is new to the market this week at €3 million through joint agents Purcell Properties and Ha(...)