The IBOA’s general secretary Larry Broderick told the inquiry that bank employees feel they have been “vilified” by the actions of senior bank management. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

There is a culture of fear in the banking sector not just in Ireland but right across the industry, the Irish Bank Officials’ Association has warned.T(...)

Nama chairman Frank Daly addresses the  Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce. Photograph: Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce/PA Wire

The National Asset Management Agency has money to invest in Northern Ireland but it will “not administer shock therapy” to the local market by “floodi(...)

Ryanair said yesterday it is in talks with Cork, Dublin, Kerry, Knock and Shannon airports about its plans to boost passenger numbers by one million next year as a result of Minister for Finance Michael Noonan’s budget pledge.

Ryanair is in talks with five airports in the Republic about its plans to boost passenger numbers by one million next year as a result of the Governm(...)

Northern Ireland’s Minister for Enterprise Arlene Foster said she welcomed “positive signs”  the local economy was improving. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA

The Northern Ireland economy will grow at a faster rate than anticipated this year, up from 0.2 per cent to around 0.5 per cent, according to revised (...)

Will Taylor is the last person in the North who will complain about rising temperatures and hot weather.In fact Taylor has been positively basking in (...)

 The Lough Erne resort  selected to host the G8 summit. The summit will deliver an immediate short-term boost to the local economy.

It is the season for end-of-term reports, and Northern Ireland is nowhere near the top of the class when it comes to wooing potential investors, one o(...)

Lynas Food Service, which was founded by Norman Lynas, is  the largest independent food service company in the North, supplying everyone from the local chip shop to schools, hospitals and leading restaurants. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

When a well-known company with an established reputation advertises a job vacancy it naturally expects to get a good response, particularly in (...)