Céad Mile Fáilte: the  number of visas granted to overseas workers is up from 13,365 in 2010 to just over 15,400 in 2014

The Irish immigration system has become increasingly business-friendly in recent years and as a consequence, the number of visas granted to workers fr(...)

While Fitch does not see an impact on residential-mortgage-backed securities, it did recently warn that the introduction of legislation on standard variable rates could be highly damaging for financial institutions

The introduction of legislation that would force Irish banks to reduce Standard Variable Rates (SVR) on home loans would not affect the ratings of res(...)

London remains the most popular place for IPOs in Europe

European companies raised €14.7 billion in the second quarter from initial public offerings (IPOs), down 34 per cent on the same three-month period a (...)

Novusmodus said the decision to sale its stake in the company marked the first realisation of the €200 million fund since its inception in 2009

The ESB’s clean technology investment fund, Novusmodus, has sold its stake in the UK specialist agritech energy services provider Lumicity to the comp(...)

Walls Construction managing director Eugene O’Shea said the company was working on a number of flagship projects currently

Irish construction firm Walls has been acquired by a new holding company controlled by the existing management team and private investors, managing di(...)

The North Wall Quay site is next to the proposed new headquarters of the Central Bank of Ireland

The National Asset Management Agency (Nama) has named Oxley Holdings as the preferred bidder for a key 2.35 hectare site at 72-80 North Wall Quay, nex(...)

The new customer services centre is expected to become operational early next year

Three Ireland and the Indian firm Tech Mahindra are to create 130 new jobs with the opening of a new customer service centre in Waterford. The centre (...)

Kenmare’s managing director Michael Carvill said the company remained focused on conserving cash and controlling costs

Irish mining firm Kenmare Resources has said that shipments of finished products rose by 24 per cent to 183,000 tonnes in the third quarter.This compa(...)

Seán Quinn: in 2004 he trumped Tony Mullins’s €70million bid to take Barlo private with an €84 million offer. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Irish-owned investment group RHP Bidco, which is headed by former Barlo chief executive Tony Mullins, has acquired Quinn Radiators for €25 million.RHP(...)

Graffiti pictured along Creighton St and Windmill Lane, Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The Dublin Docklands Development Authority is selling control of a key building in the south docks to rock band U2 for about €450,000. The auth(...)