Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin with Karol Hawriluk and Sean Moore who are  Junior Infants pupils  at Our Lady of the Wayside National School in Bluebell, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

The practice of parents and priests baptising children just so they can get access to schools is wrong, Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin (...)

Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Weekly Mass attendances in Dublin’s Catholic archdiocese are projected to drop by a third over the next 15 years, while the number of priests serving (...)

Pharmaceutical and biotech-led deals accounted for the lion’s share of transactions recorded here in 2015

Irish mergers and acquisitions (M&A) reached a seven-year high in 2015, according to new figures published by Experian. It says the overall numbe(...)

IFA president Eddie Downey is facing calls for his resignation over the controversial salary package paid to former secretary general Pat Smith. Photograph: Finbarr O’Rourke

The president of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) Eddie Downey has come under pressure to explain his role in the current pay controversy surround(...)

The Willis Tower in Chicago. The combined company, of which Willis shareholders will own 50.1 per cent, will be named Willis Towers Watson

The Irish-domiciled insurance brokering giant Willis Group and financial management services provider Towers Watson have agreed to an $18 billion (€16(...)

More than 60 per cent of companies paid annual incentive awards to chief executives’ that were above target levels

Chief executive officers of US companies got a 12.1 per cent pay raise in 2014, mainly driven by increases in the value of pension benefits, an analys(...)

Rehab said it had submitted the entire pay document to the committee, as it had been requested to do. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Rehab is insisting it has provided all information regarding a report used by the charity to set pay rates f(...)

NTMA chief executive John Corrigan and Minister for Finance Michael Noonan at the launch of the NTMA’s Annual Report 2012. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons.

Disclosure of individual pay levels for staff in the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) under an expanded Freedom of I(...)

Angela Kerins, chief executive of Rehab. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Rehab has finally yielded to acute political pressure to divulge the remuneration of chief executive Angela Kerins, the value of which amounts (...)

  Ibec chief executive Danny McCoy questioned  whether the main focus of industry efforts should be on looking at the best way to wind down defined benefit pension schemes.  Photograph: Alan Betson

“Malign neglect” by the State is jeopardising not only the pension rights of workers but also the very survival of companies, Ibec chief executive Dan(...)