AIB has obtained a conditional court order giving the bank a charge over €2.7 million worth of shares held by, or on behalf of, businessman Sir Anthony O’Reilly in the Dromoland Castle holding company. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

AIB has obtained a conditional court order giving the bank a charge over €2.7 million worth of shares held by, or on behalf of, businessman Sir Anthon(...)

Sir Anthony O’Reilly is to participate in the equivalent of Ireland’s personal insolvency arrangements in the Bahamas where he has a home.

Most of the €7.4m proceeds of sale of businessman Sir Anthony O’Reilly’s home in Co Kildare have gone towards paying off his €22.6m debt to AIB, the C(...)

About 50,000 high-end pieces of crystal are made in the manufacturing facility in Waterford, which also hosts factory tours.

The group that includes Waterford Wedgwood, which was bought out of receivership six years ago for about €100 million, is to be sold to a Finnish home(...)

US Senator George Mitchell, pictured at Queen’s University,  Belfast last month, was a special guest at the  American Ireland Fund’s New York gala. Photograph: Paul McErlan/EPA

The American Ireland Fund, the philanthropic organisation that raises money for Irish causes, made $4.3 million (€3.8 million) at its 40th annual New (...)

Munster’s first Irish captain Jim McCarthy has passed away at the age of 91. Photo: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Jim McCarthy, Munster’s first Ireland captain, has passed away aged 91.The great Dolphin flanker won 28 international caps starting in 1948 when he c(...)

Struggling to sell: Shorecliffe House, the west Cork holiday home of Sir Anthony O’Reilly

If anyone was wondering whether the whiff of celebrity might add a few hundred thousand to the value of a house, think again. At least if you’re lo(...)

Independent News & Media has sold its stake in APN. Photograph:  Bryan Meade

The new management at Independent News & Media (INM) will be in a sunny mood this morning, having disposed of its 18.6 per cent stake in Australia(...)

INM chief executive Robert Pitt: “Understanding the customer – the reader – is very, very important.” Photograph: Bryan Meade

The china in the Independent News & Media (INM) meeting room where management gave a briefing to journalists yesterday hailed from Waterford Wedgw(...)

Sir Anthony O’Reilly has been gradually winding down his stake in INM since losing control of the business in 2012. Photograph: David Levenson/Getty Images

Sir Anthony O’Reilly has reduced his shareholding in Independent News & Media (INM), a company he controlled for almost 40 years, to below 3 pe(...)

Galway developer Luke Comer has purchased Courtown Demesne, a classic Georgian mansion on 400 acres of prime development land in Kildare for a sum (...)