The BNP Paribas building at 5 George’s Dock in the IFSC, Dublin.   Photograph: Alan Betson

Another of the original office buildings in Dublin’s International Financial Services Centre is about to be sold in an off-market deal for close to €(...)

Dr Ivan Coulter, founder and chief executive of Sigmoid, said the company had raised €25 million since it was founded in 2003. Photograph: Alan Betson

Sigmoid Pharma, a Dublin-based drug developer, has raised €5 million in new investment from Canadian company Pendopharm. The Irish firm, which is base(...)

Interest charges on the hotel’s property loans resulted in a small after-tax loss for Landmark Investment Company, the Merrion Hotel’s parent entity. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Hotel Merrion, the operating company behind the five-star Dublin hotel co-owned by ESB chairman Lochlann Quinn and billionaire industrialist Martin Na(...)

“This year is our busiest year since we opened 33 years ago.” Photograph: Frank Miller 15.1.04

It is a sign the economy is on the rebound when the manager of one of Ireland’s most celebrated restaurants says it is enjoying its busiest year si(...)

PayPal launch: Louise Phelan, PayPal’s vice president of global operations for Europe, Middle East and Africa, shakes hands with Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the recent official opening of the International Operations centre of eBay in Dundalk which includes PayPal and eBay. Photograph: Alan Betson

This month’s announcement that PayPal will be creating 400 additional jobs in its Dundalk base illustrates the strides that have been made in a region(...)

The Merrion Hotel in Dublin. Completion of the proposed extension will mark the culmination of a long process for Landmark Investment Company, which owns the hotel. Photograph: Alan Betson

New retail units along Baggot Street in Dublin are to be built as part of a major extension of the five-star Merrion Hotel, work on which will star(...)

U2 singer Bono speaking at the Convention Centre in Dublin in March. The band fell five places in this year’s Sunday Times Rich List, as the wealth of their former manager is now listed separately. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The rich are getting richer, according to the latest study of Ireland’s wealthiest people by the Sunday Times. The fortunes of Ireland’s 250 we(...)

John Morrissey, comissionaire at the Merrion Hotel Dublin. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill / Irish Times

The hotel group that co-owns the luxury five-star Merrion hotel in Dublin last year sustained an 18 per cent drop in pre-tax profits to £2 million (€2(...)

 Martin Naughton:  did the honours for Ireland Day. Photograph: Alan Betson

Business & Finance publisher Ian Hyland got luckier with his timing this year(...)

Denis O’Brien grew his wealth by $800 million last year, according to Forbes, making him the second richest person in Ireland and the 234th in the world with a fortune of $6 billion. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Denis O’Brien, the telecoms and media entrepeneur, added $800 million (€579m) to his fortune in 2013, according to the just published Forbes Bi(...)