Seán Dunne: legal eam argued Irish bankruptcy laws do not allow for dual bankruptcy findings in different jurisdictions. Photograph: Steve Miller/The Irish Times

An appeal by Seán Dunne aimed at setting aside his Irish bankruptcy has opened before the Supreme Court. Lawyers for the developer, now based in the (...)

CJ Fallon, originally established in 1927, is a widely recognised and respected business, with an extensive range of educational products including textbooks, workbooks, study guides, teaching materials and assessment tests.

US private equity group Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (LLCP) has acquired Dublin based education publisher CJ Fallon for an undisclosed sum.The p(...)

First Minister Peter Robinson described the sale of the loans to Cerberus last year as “excellent news”. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Former Nama debtors in Northern Ireland are being treated “less than sympathetically” by the US-based investment firm that bought their loans, British(...)

Housing activity stagnated last month, a marked turnaround from the record rates of expansion recorded as recently as last September. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Growth rates in Irish construction continued to slow during February, according to Ulster Bank’s latest Construction Purchasing Managers Index. The ba(...)

The one question that hasn’t been answered is who will replace David Duffy as chief executive

Another week and another Irish bank is back in profit for the first time since the financial crash in 2008.The theme had already been established by U(...)

Called to appear at the banking inquiry: Richie Boucher, Michael Buckley, Richard Burrows, Laurence Crowley, Frank Daly, Donal Forde, Robert Gallagher, Dermot Gleeson, Brian Goggin, Cormac McCarthy, Brendan McDonagh, Eugene Sheehy, Michael Torpey

Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher is one of 13 witnesses who have been summoned to appear before the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry from next(...)

Ulster Bank chief executive Jim Brown said the results were a “clear signal” that its strategy was working and “evidence of sustained progress across all areas of the bank”.

Ulster Bank made an operating profit of £606 million (€752 million) in 2014. This compared with a loss in the previous year of £1.6 billion and was it(...)

John (right) and Michael Taggart are suing Ulster Bank over the  fall of their business empire.

Ulster Bank was not aware of an alleged £25-30 million black hole in one-time property giant Taggart Group’s finances, the High Court heard today.A se(...)

 Ulster Bank and its parent company Royal Bank of Scotland are to create 350 additional jobs at an Ulster Bank customer contact centre in Belfast. Photo: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Ulster Bank and its parent company Royal Bank of Scotland are to create 350 additional jobs at an Ulster Bank customer contact centre in Belfast.Ellve(...)

Willie Penrose, Labour TD: “I’m scared of everybody heading for the hills and expanding like nobody’s business. You could have a confluence of factors coming that would actually eat up farmers’ incomes and leave them with virtually nothing.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Politicians have questioned bank assurances that dairy farmers are well-positioned to deal with volatile prices when the milk quota ends on March 1st.(...)