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(...)

Dermot Desmond will receive a fee of 3 per cent of the funds raised for underwriting the issue. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Dermot Desmond is to underwrite a $95 million Canadian dollars (€66 million) fundraising by Mountain Province Diamonds, of which he owns a stake of ab(...)

Shane Lowry finished in seventh place in his first tournament of the season – the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines South in La Jolla, California. Photo: Josh Hedges/Getty

It’s great to be back on the road again, even if the feel-good factor of a seventh place finish in the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines didn’t l(...)

Dermot Desmond: will have a second big bet on diamond exploration in the Arctic

The financier Dermot Desmond has indicated he will back a $20 million Canadian dollars (€14m) fundraising by Kennady Diamonds, which is searching for(...)

The International Financial Services Centre: employs 35,000 people in Dublin hub and a further 10,000 outside the capital. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

When the International Financial Services Centre began life in 1987 it had just three companies, employing 55 people. If a strategy drawn up for the G(...)

Rory McIlroy and Horizon MD Conor Ridge pictured together at the White House in March  2012. Photograph: Benjamin Myers/Reuters

By rights, Rory McIlroy, the world’s number-one ranked golfer and one of sport’s most marketable figures, should be preparing to smell the azaleas. I(...)

US President Barack Obama poses as he picks up his lunch at a Five Guys restaurant  in Washington, DC. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

The quickest growing fast casual dining restaurant business in the US is seeking 10 locations in Ireland north and south in which to start trading.(...)

Caelum Developments, the international property development outfit run by the Sharkey family, has apparently appointed a contractor to carry out work (...)

The mystery buyer of 2 Shrewsbury Road – the second most expensive house purchased in the State this year – is Owen Killian, founding chief executi(...)

Dermot Desmond: owns 26 per cent of MCB Finance. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

MCB Finance, an AIM-listed consumer finance company that is 26 per cent owned by Dermot Desmond, has received an acquisition approach from Internatio(...)