Tesco  group chief executive Dave Lewis:  said he will cut its central administration costs by 40 per cent. Photograph: PA

Tesco Ireland has made up to 25 positions redundant at its head office in Dublin as the impact of Dave Lewis, the parent group’s new chief executive, (...)

Brian O’Cathain, chief executive of  explorer Petroceltic International, has survived an attempt to oust him Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Brian O’Cathain, the chief executive of oil explorer Petroceltic International who survived an attempt by Worldview Capital to oust him at a shareh(...)

John Hennessy (standing) with from left; Dermot Crowley, Margaret Sweeney, Sean McKeon, Pat McCann, Robert Dix and Alf Smiddy at the Dalata Hotel Group meeting. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Chief executive of the Dalata hotel group Pat McCann said it may buy about 10 more hotels in Ireland, after its shareholders yesterday rubber-stamped(...)

Some key elements of the tax structures used by tech companies based here are in the sights of the OECD. In an update on its project to combat aggress(...)

Yahoo announced in February that it would shift all of its European user services to the Dublin company from April 1st. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Yahoo! EMEA, the Dublin company into which the internet giant is consolidating its European operations, more than doubled its revenues last year but (...)

Business journalism winners:  Ciarán Hancock, John McManus, Pamela Newenham and Mark Paul.

The Irish Times has won four of the categories in the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business wards for business journalism. Mark Paul and Cia(...)

 Julie Sinnamon, chief executive of Enterprise Ireland. Ministerial briefing notes warned  the bulk of  cuts under the employment control framework would fall on the State agency

Enterprise Ireland (EI), the State agency responsible for job creation among indigenous exporters, is seeking 55 voluntary redundancies and retirement(...)

Za Clothing, the main Inditex company in Ireland that operates nine Zara stores, saw net profits fell from €5.3 million to just over €3 million

Inditex, the Spanish retailing giant that owns the Zara group, says it plans to open more Irish stores when it finds suitable outlets. The grou(...)

An explanatory note with the budget said some of the extra cash would be drawn from the proceeds of the Bord Gáis Energy sale.

The Government made a late decision over the weekend to tap ESB and Ervia, the State-owned former Bord Gáis Networks, for an extra €250 million to he(...)

The Commission’s aid investigation into Apple’s tax affairs in Ireland goes back 10 years to 2004. Photograph: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

What prompted the investigation?The genesis of the European Commission probe into Apple’s tax affairs in Ireland was the company’s admission to a US S(...)