Inside a Paddy Power shop in Central London. Paddy Power Betfair will have its main listing on the London Stock Exchange. Photograph: EPA

The €2 billion-a-year gambling giant formed by the merger of Irish bookie Paddy Power and London-listed betting exchange Betfair will be based in the(...)

A man watches electronic displays at a Paddy Power bookmakers in London. Paddy Power and Betfair have announced they have agreed the terms of a possible merger. Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

Shares in Irish bookmakers Paddy Power surged yesterday following the news it is planning a merger with rival Betfair to create one of the world’s big(...)

The two firms said discussions were ongoing regarding some terms of the all-share merger that would create one of the world’s largest online betting and gaming groups

Paddy Power believes its proposed merger with British rival Betfair is a very attractive opportunity to create the world’s biggest online gaming co(...)

Paddy Power chief executive Andy McCue said the group expects full-year reported operating profit to be a mid to high single digit percentage above 2014 and the consensus market forecast

Bookmaker Paddy Power is planning to merge with rival Betfair in a multibillion euro deal to create one of the world’s biggest gambling companies . Th(...)

The Irish tradition has been strangely resistant to infection by the jazz virus. With a few notable exceptions, no jazz musician has ever really ma(...)

 Richie Boucher wrote a letter of support to planners for Seán Dunne’s over-ambitious Knightsbridge-style plan for Ballsbridge.

The appearances this week at the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry of current Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher and former Ulster Bank chief exe(...)

Former Ulster Bank executives Michael Torpey (left) and Robert Gallagher speaking at the Oireachtas banking inquiry on Thursday

The former head of corporate markets at Ulster Bank told the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry today that he has “no doubt” that the domestic Irish financial(...)

Former chief executive of Ulster Bank Cormac McCarthy speaking before the Oireachtas banking inquiry.

Former chief executive of Ulster Bank Cormac McCarthy has told the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry that the late former minister for finance Brian Lenihan (...)

Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher speaking before the banking inquiry during its “nexus” phase. Photograph: Aidan Crawley 3:40

The Oireachtas banking inquiry has heard that Bank of Ireland (B of I) knew it might need assistance in the months leading to the bank guarantee.Speak(...)

Does Brian Cowen merit him being grilled for up to 20 hours when the executives who actually led the banks and almost bankrupted the State have only been required to spend about four hours each in the witness box?

The Oireachtas Banking Inquiry resumes today with Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher appearing in the morning followed after lunch by Corm(...)