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(...)

Paddy Power Betfair will be headquartered in Dublin and is expected to maintain a significant presence in both Ireland and the United Kingdom. (Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg)

Irish bookmaker Paddy Power has agreed the terms of its proposed merger with UK gaming company Betfair, paving the way for the creation of one of the(...)

Matt Moran, former chief financial officer at Anglo Irish Bank, arrives for a hearing of the Committee of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis at Leinster House, Dublin, September 3rd, 2015. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has been called on to clarify comments he made before the Banking Inquiry which were directly contradicted on Wednesday. Mr Kenny(...)

Gary McGann, former non-executive director of Anglo Irish Bank, arriving at the Banking Inquiry, September 3rd, 2015. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Although Gary McGann is highly respected within the business sphere for several fine achievements in a 47-year executive career, his five years as a d(...)

Former taoiseach Brian Cowen. The inquiry heard he met the then Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán Fitzpatrick at the home of a director of the bank before a golf game in July 2008

Former taoiseach Brian Cowen met the then Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán Fitzpatrick at the home of a director of the bank before a golf game in July (...)

Former non-executive director of Anglo Irish Bank Gary McGann has claimed the Financial Regulator was fully briefed on Sean Quinn’s Contracts for Difference

The banking inquiry has heard a meeting took place in the home of a former non-executive director at Anglo Irish Bank before an infamous golf outing. (...)

Former chief executive of Irish Nationwide Building Society  arriving at the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry. Photograph: Eric Luke

Four more days. That’s all that’s left of the Oireachtas banking inquiry in terms of public hearings. Some nine months after the committee began takin(...)

Tony Smurfit (left) has succeeded  Gary McCann  as group chief executive officer  of Smurfit Kappa. Photo: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Packaging group Smurfit Kappa has appointed Tony Smurfit as group chief executive. Mr Smurfit succeeds Gary McGann, who retired last month. Smurfit Ka(...)

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(...)

Gary McGann: “I won’t miss the 4.30am alarm call on a Monday morning.”

Farewell to Gary McGann, who is retiring this week as chief executive of Smurfit Kappa group. McGann, a former chairman of the Dublin Airport Authorit(...)