The Irish loss of almost $560m relates to cable TV and telecoms provider Virgin Media (formerly UPC Ireland)

Colorado-based cable company Liberty Global had almost $560 million in accumulated losses at its Irish businesses at the end of 2015 that could potent(...)

Mark Carrigan, managing director of the Ireland Fund of Great Britain, said that should trade between Ireland and the UK be adversely affected by 10 per cent, people’s incomes, jobs and ability to give to good causes could be hit.

The possibility of a British exit from the European Union has raised fears of instability in trade between Ireland and the UK, which is worth an estim(...)

Vodafone investors finally put out of their misery. Photograph: PA Wire

Vodafone finally moved this week to put hundreds of thousands of one-time stock market investors out of their misery. It’s all a far cry from 1999 w(...)

The Lalco land in Sandyford has a particularly high profile at the entrance to Central Park, which is widely acknowledged as Dublin’s best suburban office park.

Almost 10 years after several development sites in the Sandyford area of south Dublin sold for more than €20 million an acre, one of them is about to (...)

2 Custom House Plaza:  18-year-old block owned by an investment syndicate assembled by Irish Life Assurance

Four daughters of the late Tim Mahony, founding chairman of Toyota Ireland, have bought a high-profile office investment in Dublin’s IFSC for just ov(...)

Despite having a smaller loan book than Bank of Ireland, AIB issued over 50 per cent more High Court summary judgment actions against borrowers last year compared with its main rival. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

State-owned AIB was by far the most aggressive Irish bank of 2015 in terms of chasing customers through the courts for alleged unpaid debts, accordin(...)

John Collison  of Stripe , speaking at the Web Summit in the RDS Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

WINNERS Patrick and John Collison It has been a very good year for Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collison of Stripe. In July their digita(...)

Identify those pictured:  One led a successful stock market IPO; another has been appointed to a high-profile role with an Irish bank; another stepped down recently as a director with an Irish listed company; while the other now leads one of Ireland’s biggest media and communications groups.

So, you think you know your business? Here are 30 questions that will test your knowledge. Good luck with the answers and Happy Christmas to you all.(...)

Castlemartin House and estate: bought in January by John Malone, the Irish-American billionaire and owner of Humewood House in Kiltegan, Co Wicklow, and a number of hotels in Dublin, for €26.5 million.

Castlemartin House, the former family home of Sir Anthony O’Reilly in Kilcullen, Co Kildare, was the most expensive residential property sale of 2015(...)

“At work, my new desktop wallpaper is an image of Peggy Olson strutting into the McCann offices with dark sunglasses and a cigarette hanging out of the side of her mouth.” Photograph: AMC

January: I emerge unscathed from an end-of-year blaze of journalistic controversy. My two-star review of Elf the Musical has upset one of the McGann a(...)