First Derivatives reported profit before tax of £3 million, up 24 per cent versus the same six-month period last year

First Derivatives, the Newry headquartered AIM-listed company, has announced a 9 per cent jump in revenue for the first half of the year to £37.5 mill(...)

First Derivatives chief executive Brian Conlon, after winning the 2010 EY Entrepreneur of the Year award. The company said today it has increased it stake in KxSystems. Photo: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Francess McDonnellFirst Derivatives, the Newry headquartered AIM-listed company, has agreed a £36 million (€45 million)deal to increase its shareholdi(...)

First Derivatives chief executive Brian Conlon and director Kevin Cunningham, Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster, First Minister Peter Robinson and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness at the jobs announcement.

Co Down based technology firm First Derivatives is to create 484 high-quality jobs in Newry. The company, which makes financial software for th(...)

First Derivatives chief executive Brian Conlon, after winning the 2010 EY Entrepreneur of the Year award. The company today reported a positive start to the new financial year. Photo: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Financial software company First Derivatives has said “the significant growth in revenue and profitability” it reported in the first six months(...)

Former chief executive of the Central Remedial Clinic Brian Conlon (left) arrives at Leinster House to appear before the Public Accounts Committee. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Near the end an almost four-hour Public Accounts Committee hearing today, revelations of foreign trips made around the world by Central Remedial Clini(...)

 Fine Gael Leader Enda Kenny celebrating his election in the Mayo constituency in February 2011.  File pPhotograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The Government is now approaching the anniversary of its third year in power and its default response to all criticism that everything was the fault o(...)

The Health Service Executive (HSE) is to get a supplementary budget of €199 million subject to Government approval, the Minister for Health Dr James Reilly has confirmed.

The Health Service Executive (HSE) is to get a supplementary budget of €199 million subject to Government approval, the Minister for Health Dr James R(...)

The HSE served an unprecedented two formal warnings on the Central Remedial Clinic (CRC) earlier this year regarding the appointment process for its n(...)

In a memo to a HSE official in September 2012, national director Laverne McGuinness said she had learned Mr Kiely was being paid well in excess of the pay ceiling. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The Health Service Executive told the board of the Central Remedial Clinic last August that it was “minded” to suspend the provision of nearly €250,00(...)

First Derivatives chief executive Brian Conolon after winning the  2010 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. The company today reported pre-tax profit of £11.5 million over the past 12 months. Photo: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Revenue at specialist financial software company First Derivatives increased 22.5 per cent to £56.5 million over the past 12 months.The Newry-based co(...)