Reduction in debt seen as a “major win for the Irish taxpayer”. Photograph: Alan Betson

Property investor Derek Quinlan has cut his debts by more than €3 billion through a series of asset sales over the past five years, the Sunday Indepen(...)

Bank of Ireland at College Green, Dublin. The bank has today agreed to sell its ICS brand and performing mortgages to Dilosk. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Bank of Ireland has agreed to sell its ICS brand, mortgage distribution platform and a pool of performing mortgages to Irish financial services fir(...)

A screen near you: why the Strypes, Eugene McCabe  and Jinx Lennon want you at Clones Film Festival

To kick off an experiment in supporting local film festivals around the country we set Clones Film Festival a challenge: you have 90 seconds to giv(...)

Maxime Bourdon and Sébastien Bruas from French company Les Philébulistes performing on giant moving wheels during their acrobatic show Arcane at Eyre Square during the Galway Arts Festival in 2011. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Pick a city where the proposed ban on alcoholic sponsorship of sporting events could have the most significant economic and social impact and that mig(...)