IAG’s takeover of Aer Lingus was one of the biggest M&A deals recorded in the first six months of 2015

M&A activity in Ireland fell in the first half of 2015, according to a new review. A total of 45 mergers and acquisitions worth €35.1 billion took(...)

East Coast Bakehouse managing director  Michael Carey: “We love the food industry. We get a real buzz out of doing stuff in the food sector. The opportunity here is very real.”   Photograph: Eric Luke

The many biscuit packets strewn across the conference room table in Michael Carey’s office on Fitzwilliam Place offer the first clue as to the entrepr(...)

Aoife Quinn and the Quinn family’s legal team leave the Four Courts  after a Court of Appeal hearing. Photograph: Courts Collins

Businessman Seán Quinn’s family have been granted permission to amend their legal action to argue they never signed the final version of two of six(...)

Notable M&A deals in 2014 included the € 450m purchase of a stake in car rental service CarTrawler by BC Partners(Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES)

Activity in Ireland’s mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market reached levels not seen since before the crisis, according to a new report which find(...)

Representatives of the bank receiver posting documents on the order of the court on the gate of  the O’Donnell family home, Gorse Hill. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times 1:01

Blake O’Donnell cut a lonely figure, sitting alone on the plaintiff’s side of the senior counsels’ bench, with just a jotter for company and three Lev(...)

Angus Ridgeway of Potentialife, Hugo MacNeill of Goldman Sachs and Tim Arnold of Hailo at the ‘Be Your Best’ workshop in the ‘Irish Times’ offices. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

When he learned that there was no positive behavioural psychology programme that could be shown to actually work, Tal Ben-Shahar (44), an American-(...)

The An Post sorting office at Cardiff Lane: has a mixed zoning which will allow for the development of 9,290sq m (100,000sq ft ) of offices and about 100 apartments

An Post is to free up a high-value 2.3-acre redevelopment site in the south Dublin docklands by relocating its sorting office from Cardiff Lane to an(...)

M&A activity in Ireland is at its strongest since 2008 with 42 deals announced during the first half of the year, according to new figures compile(...)

Bewley’s Cafe on Grafton street, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Opinion was divided yesterday over whether the Supreme Court ruling in the Bewley’s case was going make a ripple or a splash in the Republic’s commerc(...)

Traders watch as a mascot dressed as a character from Candy Crush Saga walks the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The company reorganised its structure around the time of its IPO. Photograph: Reuters/Brendan McDermid

The US parent company behind the hugely popular Candy Crush Saga mobile game has petitioned the High Court in Dublin to reduce its share capital by $(...)