Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: officials in his department have been diverted into dealing with the row over IBRC. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The planned sale of AIB shares on the stock market is unlikely to take place before the general election, according to the Sunday Times. The newspaper(...)

PTSB had a €1.1 billion capital buffer above the 7 per cent trigger at the end of December

The first Irish lender to sell Europe’s riskiest type of bank bond is also the nation’s weakest. Permanent TSB, which failed European financial stress(...)

Karen Buckley: missing in Glasgow. A schoolfriend in Mallow described her as ‘a lovely, lovely girl, very quiet, sporty, never in trouble in school . . . It’s kind of hard to fathom.’

Parishioners in Mourneabbey began arriving for a vigil Mass for missing student Karen Buckley as a 21-year-old man was detained in Glasgow for questi(...)

The Companies Act 2014 is expected to provide significant benefits to companies, in particular smaller firms, by reducing red tape

It’s not often new legislation comes along that is warmly welcomed by the business community. But the Companies Act 2014, which comes into effect in J(...)

Richie Boucher: interviewed for NYT pullout

Speaking of US-Irish relations, the denizens of New York were treated, if that’s the word, to a celebration of our State’s economic exploits last week(...)

Review: Reckoners

Reckoners The Lir ***The luridly imagined, tribally riven town of The Stra is busily tearing itself apart. On a set like a crumpled war zone, Conal Mc(...)

Sir Roger Casement: Irish prisoners of war in Germany were furious when he denounced John Redmond as a “traitor” and the Home Rule 
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Bill as a “pretence”

Roger Casement was attacked and had to be rescued by German soldiers from a first World War prisoner-of-war c(...)

The widely anticipated internationalisation of the Chinese currency the renminbi, which is denominated in yuan, presents significant opportunit(...)

Unite trade union has pledged to immediately engage with MSD management and proactively help the IDA to find a buyer for the facility. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Christmas tree was up in the MSD pharmaceutical plant in Swords yesterday but there was little cheer among staff who were told that it is to close(...)

Distance from the EventSamuel Beckett Theatre***Collapsing Horse Theatre’s new production is a noir-style thriller set in the future. Aiming for a sui(...)