Ryanair rose by 3.2 per cent after a strong set of results in the six months to the end of September. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

The Iseq rose by 1.1 per cent as European shares had a positive start to the week after business surveys from around the euro zone beat expectations.(...)

Seamus O’Hara, chief executive of Carlow Brewing Company,  is  one of the pioneers of Irish craft brewing

Carlow Craft Brewery, the company behind the O’Hara’s range of craft beers, is looking to tap wealthy clients of Dublin stockbroking firms to raise u(...)

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on October 14th, 2015 in New York City. Photograph: Burton/Getty Images

US stocks were dragged lower as a bleaker outlook from Wal-Mart Stores Inc added to global growth concerns. The Iseq slipped by a quarter of a perce(...)

Michael Noonan said the new tax credit is a central plank of the Government’s strategy for addressing criticism that risk-takers are being disadvantaged by the tax system

The Government achieved a rare feat by uniting many of the groups that vocally represent small businesses and entrepreneurs in praise of the budget. F(...)

Digicel chairman Denis O’Brien  described   business tactics of web giants as “unacceptable”. Photograph: Reuters

Digicel, the Caribbean mobile operator Denis O’Brien is preparing to float in the coming days, has started blocking web ads on its network that have (...)

The former Clerys department store on Dublin’s O’Connell Street: the sense of shock among those affected is still palpable. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

“Now looking for new opportunities.” This is what it says on the LinkedIn page of Gerhard Scully, former sales manager at Clerys department store. Suc(...)

KPMG, the liquidator to Clerys’ operating company OCS Operations, is due to hold a meeting of creditors today to appoint a committee of inspection to oversee the liquidation

Lorraine Sweeney, whose LS Catering company owned the cafes at Clerys, says she is preparing legal action against several parties involved in the rece(...)

Petroceltic chief executive Brian O’Cathain: his company has accused Worldview, a 29 per cent shareholder, of trying to gain control of the company. Photograph: Sara Freund

Petroceltic International, the Dublin-headquartered oil explorer that is in a major dispute with its biggest shareholder, has called a second egm for(...)

Savarin Palace, Prague: Seán Mulryan’s Ballymore is selling it to Crestyl, whose senior management includes a former Ballymore executive

Stroll around Wenceslas Square in Prague, and you’ll see plenty of shops and restaurants, a few strip clubs, and Savarin Palace, the retail developmen(...)

Tetrarch chief executive Michael McElligott: company plans to purchase the Millennium Park complex in Naas. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Tetrarch Capital, owner of the Powerscourt Hotel in Enniskerry and the Marker in Dublin, is in exclusive negotiations to buy the Millennium Park co(...)