Iseq heavyweight CRH had another good day. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

European shares eased back yesterday, having already recouped nearly all their losses from a bruising 8 per cent drop earlier this week, with markets(...)

The curse of the coupe crossover strikes again. Where BMW led with its X6, Mercedes has chosen to follow. And the end result is as oddball and ridicul(...)

Kingspan chief executive Gene Murtagh said the first half of 2015 has been “a record period” for the company. Photo: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Kingspan chief executive, Gene Murtagh, believes that the Republic’s building industry will continue growing over “the next few years”. Revenues at th(...)

Hackers dumped online personal details of more than a million users of infidelity website AshleyMadison.com, tech websites reported on Tuesday, the latest high-profile cyber attack that threatens to wreak strife in relationships across the globe.

Hackers dumped online personal details of more than a million users of infidelity website AshleyMadison.com, tech websites reported on Tuesday, the l(...)

Clinique and Estée Lauder brands are expected to show some “concrete improvement” by the end of 2016, according to one analyst

Cosmetics maker Estée Lauder forecast full-year earnings below estimates and reported lower-than-expected quarterly sales, hurt by weak demand for Cli(...)

Bia Beauty Natural Skincare: Tracey Ryan’s range combines plant-based exfoliants with cleansing and nourishing essential oils

Plastics are everywhere, but I’d bet most of us don’t realise they’re even in our skincare products. For years, cosmetic companies have been adding(...)

US president Barack Obama invoked his presidential veto to block the Keystone XL project on environmental grounds. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

The State’s main sovereign wealth fund holds more than €70 million worth of investments in some of the most polluting industries on the planet. An a(...)

Ireland is on target for a record year in terms of tourist numbers, according to latest figures

Ireland is on target for a record year in terms of tourist numbers but the industry has been warned by Government not to “make the mistakes of the pas(...)

This  satellite image shows the far side of the moon as it crosses between the DSCOVR spacecraft and Earth. Photograph: Nasa 0:28

Nasa has released a stunning animation showing a unique view of the moon as it was photographed last month passing between the sunlit side of Earth an(...)

Ardagh reported revenue of €1.3 billion for the second quarter, up 2 per cent on the €1.28 billion announced for the same quarter last year

The Ardagh Group, the Luxembourg-based packaging giant run by Paul Coulson, has announced a €51 million pretax profit for the six months ended June 30(...)