The Iseq’s bigger companies had mixed fortunes with Ryanair shares down 0.5 per cent.  Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Most European and US markets were ahead yesterday, with the S&P 500 Index at a four-month high, as investors shook off oil’s losses on failed out(...)

Orkambi, a new  drug for treating cystic fibrosis, is likely to be made available to those patients who will benefit from it, an expert has said. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A new €160,000 drug that cystic fibrosis campaigners have described as a “game changer” is likely to be made available to those patients who will bene(...)

Bank of Ireland rose nearly 1 per cent to close at 35 cent, buoyed by a sector-wide surge in stocks

Banks led European stocks higher after equities completed the biggest quarterly advance since 2009. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index added 0.3 per cent to (...)

The new lithium battery  promises to solve two of the biggest grumbles about electric cars - high prices and low driving ranges. It’s headed for production in just over a year.

A new battery that promises to solve two of the biggest grumbles about electric cars - high prices and low driving ranges - is headed for shop floors (...)

A Norwegian family trust has paid about €3 million for the Bank of Ireland branch at Wilton shopping centre in Cork only days after completing (...)

Minister for Health James Reilly

Taoiseach Enda Kenny was one of a number of senior Government figures to write on behalf of Cystic Fibrosis patients to the Minister for Health(...)