Sky’s shares were up 4.4 per cent at 1,084 pence in early trading, giving the group a market capitalisation of £18.6 billion

Shares in Sky rose 5 per cent on Monday, topping the FTSE 100 leaderboard, after a media report said the Murdoch family had rebuffed two offers for th(...)

McDonald’s on Grafton Street had been paying €1.15 million until its lease ran out in 2011. The rent subsequently dropped to €600,000. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

McDonald’s fast-food outlet on Dublin’s Grafton Street is among eight retail investments and five office blocks which have just been bought by Irish L(...)

EMC vice president Bob Savage, Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton and Vodafone chief executive Anne O’Leary. EMC and Vodafone have co-invested €2 million in a new Internet of Things innovation platform.

EMC and Vodafone have jointly invested €2 million in a new Internet of Things innovation platform in Co Cork. The platform, which has been specificall(...)

INCLUDE VIDEO FEED: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FKIaj4LhQlw The convergence of formerly separate communications technologies and media with IT and(...)

Spotify offers a free music service for those who don’t mind putting up with ads

Last week we published a list of all the ways we are being forced to pay for stuff today that was once free. Well, the flipside of that is all the stu(...)

US-based cable TV giant Liberty Global, owned by  Irish-American businessman John Malone (above), is conducting due diligence on Irish  TV3 with a view to buying the business. Liberty Global  owns the UPC Ireland cable TV, telephone and broadband company. File photograph: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

US-based cable TV giant Liberty Global is conducting due diligence on Irish terrestrial broadcaster TV3 with a view to buying the business. According(...)

PTSB shares:  trading on a lesser market on the Irish Stock Exchange. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

With the refloating of PTSB, is this an opportunity to get some value from our old PTSB shares? I believe they are currently worth 6 cent approximatel(...)

Paul Mulvaney, executive director of innovation at the ESB: his presentation on Wednesday is likely to map out the ESB’s plan to remain the big player in Ireland’s energy pool. Photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography 2015

Paul Mulvaney is busy in his first floor office at ESB’s headquarters, putting the finishing touches to a presentation on how the one-time State-backe(...)

Ryanair  had a quiet day trading down 0.5 per cent at €11.70, which was roughly in line with industry rivals. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

European shares dropped on Friday, weighed down by a slump in the Athens stock market, which slid to one-month lows after Greece delayed a debt payme(...)

Vodafone says it is considering an exchange of selected assets with Liberty Global. Photo: PA Wire

Vodafone, the world’s second-biggest mobile operator, said it was considering an exchange of selected assets with Liberty Global, putting an end to sp(...)