Tánaiste Joan Burton said she would like to see a minimum “living wage” introduced in Ireland. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Tánaiste Joan Burton has indicated that she would like to see the Government move to pay all State employees a “living wage” which is significantly hi(...)

British prime minister David Cameron arrives in Kingston, Jamaica, for the start of a two day visit to the Caribbean. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

David Cameron has been pressed to consider making reparations to Caribbean countries for Britain’s role in the slave trade as he arrived for a two-day(...)

I love the magic, the promise and the muddy-fingered industry of planting flower bulbs in autumn. Not only does it feel like an expression of hope,(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank head of lending Tom Browne told the banking inquiry: “a decision was taken that no new clients with development funding proposals would be entertained.” Photograph: Oireachtas TV

Anglo Irish Bank’s former head of lending in Ireland has told the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry that a board decision in 2006 not to take on new developm(...)

Artist’s impression of the  planned  resort at Newcastle Wood, Co Longford: The plan envisages building 500 chalets on the 375-acre site in the midlands. Photograph:  PA

UK leisure giant Center Parcs has revealed artist impressions of what its proposed adventure village in Co Longford will look like. Center Parcs Lon(...)

Retail property agents in Britain are speculating that Dunnes Stores is planning to open up to 40 more stores there

If recent reports that Dunnes Stores is planning a major UK expansion translate into reality, Margaret Heffernan will need to draw on her legendary re(...)

Martin Wheatley: led the authority from its inception in April 2013. Photograph: Getty Images

Martin Wheatley, the chief executive of the UK financial regulator who led a post-crisis crackdown on errant banks, has resigned after being told by c(...)

TV3 Group has been sold to UPC for €80 million. An extra €7 million will be payable if TV3 hits  targets in the future.

TV3 Group has been sold to UPC, the company owned by US cable giant Liberty Global for €80 million. An additional €7 million will be payable if TV3 hi(...)

Eightytwenty created false profiles for its Tinder campaign to highlight the issue of sex trafficking.

Hot on the heels of picking up a Bell award at the ICADs, Dublin agency Eightytwenty won the not-for-profits award and a bronze at the Warc Prize for (...)

Dominick Chilcott, British ambassador to Ireland, said Irish dimension to the Brexit debate was not being overlooked. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Ireland could gain an additional €15 billion a year in foreign direct investment (FDI) if Britain opted to leave the EU, a conference heard yesterday.(...)