Shares in  London-based Tullow Oil, headed by Aidan Heavey, fell 8.8 per cent in midafternoon trade on Tuesday to €3.27. (Photograph: Nick Bradshaw)

Tullow Oil shares slumped in Dublin on Tuesday after influential brokers Goldman Sachs and Macquarie each downgraded the stock on valuation grounds. (...)

The official officer is seeking documentary evidence  that company directors responsible for employment at Clerys knew, at any stage of the transaction, that the actions would result in a collective redundancy. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The Government has less than six weeks to ascertain if the contentious €29 million sale and closure of Clerys last year involved any breaches of empl(...)

Tony Smurfit, who succeeded Gary McGann as chief executive last year. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times

Smurfit Kappa is expected to join the FTSE 250 within months after the paper packaging giant was granted a UK nationality assignment for the purposes (...)

Fyffes raised its earnings forecast as a result of its recent purchase of Canadian mushroom company Highline Produce.  Photo: Bloomberg

Fyffes chairman David McCann has said the company has flexiblity to do up to €100million of further acqusitions over the next few years after buying C(...)

Paul Coulson: as he turns 64, the head of Ardagh Group is not retiring, but looking at more ways to expand his glass empire. Photograph: Frank Miller

A year ago, Paul Coulson finally seemed to have lost his nerve as he dropped out of the running for a €3 billion bottle-making business being sold by (...)

Revenues from joint ventures and associates fell 8.3 percent on the year-earlier period

Glanbia said its sale fell in the first quarter sales by 0.8 percent on the year as a strong performance by its performance nutrition business was off(...)

The company says it expects to finance the acquisition with a combination of cash and secured and unsecured debt

Irish financier Paul Coulson’s Ardagh Group has revived plans to raise hundreds of millions of euro in equity, after unveiling a $3.42 billion (€3 bi(...)

Following the auction, the NTMA will have completed €  4.75 billion out of its targeted funding range for the full year of between €  6 billion and €  10 billion. (Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times)

The National Treasury Management Agency plans to sell € 750 million of 10-year debt on Thursday, marking its first bond sale since the general electi(...)

Denis O’Brien: Since Digicel’s IPO was pulled, he has faced the threat of stiffer competition in the Caribbean. Photograph: Dara MacDónaill/The Irish Times

Businessman Denis O’Brien waived about $20 million (€17.5m) of cash dividends last year from his Digicel Group and has promised the mobile company’s l(...)

 Mitch Darling returned from international duty and played a major role in Three Rock Rovers’ comeback win over Lisnagarvey. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

Three Rock Rovers became the first men’s side to qualify for the semi-finals of the Irish Hockey League as they beat Lisnagarvey 4-2 in Hillsborough (...)