Richard Desmond: suggested Anthony O’Reilly surrounded himself with “old people . . . like a drinking club or a rugby club”

UK billionaire media mogul Richard Desmond claims to have forced former Independent News & Media chief Gavin O’Reilly into a business decision abo(...)

Richard Desmond: “Everybody has ethics, I’m sure Adolf Hitler had ethics. It’s about what you think is right.” Photograph: Peter Maciarmid/Getty Images

The Irish Times is being escorted to the top floor of the Northern & Shell office building in London by a hefty young man who says he “looks af(...)

The board, led by chairman John Fitzpatrick,  agreed a $100,000 donation to assist the families of those killed or injured in the Berkeley balcony collapse.

Some 180 donors from 11 countries made the trip to Killarney last week for the worldwide Ireland Funds conference at the five-star Europe Hotel, which(...)

Mr Justice Brian McGovern said he would require 79-year-old Sir Anthony O’Reilly, who recently underwent back surgery in New York, to swear a new affidavit by September 9th after the judge said there was nothing to stop him instructing lawyers and accountants to prepare the information.

A bank seeking to recover debts from businessman Sir Anthony O’Reilly wants to “humiliate and embarrass” him by requiring he swear a further statement(...)

Defect in The Companies Act, 2014,   relating to the rights of dissenting shareholders in a takeover when an offer is made to acquire the shares in a company  could be important in the pending takeover of Aer Lingus. Photograph:  REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

The Companies Act, 2014, which comes into force today (Monday, June 1st), has been widely welcomed, and seems overall to be a fine piece of work. But(...)

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(...)