Luas operator Transdev has indicated to staff that if the current wave of strikes continues, the company may have to look at cuts to expenditure rather than pay rises.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

Luas operator Transdev has indicated to staff that if the current wave of strikes continues, the company may have to look at cuts to expenditure rathe(...)

Clara Gaymard, the former head of French operations at General Electric (left) walks with Jeffrey  Immelt, chairman and chief executive officer of General Electric  and Patrick Kron, chief executive officer   of Alstom right, as they tour the manufacturing facilities of the Alstom plant in Belfort, France.

France’s traditionally male-dominated companies are scrambling to appoint women to their boards in time to hit ambitious legal quotas on female repres(...)

Veolia managing director Niall Gleeson and Veolia Ireland manager Pat Gilroy  who announced plans for the creation of 300 jobs, bringing its staff in Ireland to over 800 people. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

Environmental services group Veolia expects to create 300 jobs across its Irish business over the next five years. The French-owned company supplies(...)

DCU Alpha is a nine-acre, 200,000 square feet office, laboratory and industrial research facility based 800m away from the main Dublin City University campus.

DCU Alpha, a commercial innovation campus that promotes the growth of research-intensive businesses, has announced plans to grow the numbers of start-(...)

 Minister for the Environment  Alan Kelly receiving the climate change pledges from  Aebhric McGibney,  Dublin Chamber of Commerce; Pat Barry, Irish Green Building Council; Brian O’Kennedy,  CDP Ireland; Aideen O’Hara,  ISI; and Lorraine Fitzgerald,  Business in the Community Ireland

Business leaders in Ireland have come together to urge politicians attending the COP21 global summit in Paris to reach a robust agreement on climate c(...)

Security staff at work at the site of the COP21 climate summit at Le Bourget, near Paris. Photograph: Benoit Tessier/Reuters

Security will be stepped up for the global climate summit in Paris, with civil and military forces deployed to guard the venue where 140 world leaders(...)

An Intercity train. File photograph: Irish Rail/Iarnród Éireann

State-owned train operator Irish Rail (Iarnród Éireann) is likely to face bankruptcy if it loses the right to run services as a result of proposed ch(...)

Iarnród Éireann has introduced a cost-saving programme and has debts of about €150m

The contract to run rail services in Ireland should be put out to international tender, the European Commission has proposed, a move that could have s(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny pictured last week after announcing the building of the power station in Killala, Co Mayo, with Gerald Crotty of Mayo Renewable Power. Photograph: Maxwells

Veolia has been awarded a €450 million deal to operate a wood-fuelled biomass power plant in Killala, Co Mayo. The company said it secured a 15-year c(...)

Ireland France Chamber of Commerce president  Jim Rice: “Over half of our members have witnessed higher levels of business activity and have increased staffing numbers, which can only be a positive signal.” Photograph: Eric Luke

A survey by the Ireland France Chamber of Commerce has found 69 per cent of its members expect to recruit more staff in the next three months, with(...)