Joe Walsh, who has died aged 71, was a long-serving Fianna Fáil minister in the Department of Agriculture who made his political peace with Charles Ha(...)

Former minister for agriculture Joe Walsh. File photograph:  Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

The death has occurred of former Fianna Fáil minister for agriculture Joe Walsh. Mr Walsh (71), who stepped down from the Dáil at the 2007 general el(...)

Close to 1,100 jobs have been saved since the beginning of the year by placing companies in examinership, the corporate rescue mechanism that allows t(...)

From left: Des O’Malley, John Bruton, Albert Reynolds, Dick Spring and Proinsias De Rossa. Photograph: Irish Times Archive

On the evening of July 29th, 1994, the chairman of the long-running inquiry into malpractice in the beef industry, Mr Justice Liam Hamilton, delivered(...)

Celbridge Playzone’s debts to the Revenue Commissioners were paid in full while preferential creditors received 10 cent in the euro and unsecured creditors got five cent. Photograph: Joe St Leger

Celbridge Playzone, a Kildare-based children’s play centre, has become the first Irish company to exit examinership through the Circuit Court.In Naas (...)

Yesterday was a busy news day, not least for the nation’s business reporters, many of whom were attending the Bank of Ireland’s sometimes tetch(...)