The joint venture between KKR and the Irish Strategic Investment Fund said at its launch last July that it  would be capable of financing the construction of more than 11,000 homes

A fund managed by US private equity group KKR and the Irish State has lent money towards the delivery of more than 800 new homes since it was set up l(...)

In March AIB’s chief financial officer Mark Bourke said its capital levels were “massively and comfortably” above the minimum ECB target

AIB’s riskiest bonds are among the worst performing in Europe this year as investors fret over the bank’s failure to disclose a key regulatory capita(...)

Independent Alliance leader Shane Ross predicts tough negotiations while Finian McGrath has urged Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald to order an inquiry into the Stardust disaster. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Fine Gael has committed to increasing the subvention for people on group water schemes as part of its negotiations with Independents. Party negotiat(...)

A study by the authority of speed-related deaths between 2008 and 2012 has found 32 per cent of culpable drivers “had no record of insurance at the time of collision”. Photograph: The Irish Times

One-third of drivers involved in fatal high-speed collisions are uninsured, according to new research which examines five years of forensic crash repo(...)

Fine Gael party members Frances Fitzgerald, Leo Varadkar, Michael Noonan and Paschal Donohoe in Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald is favourite to be appointed tánaiste by Enda Kenny if a Fine Gael-led minority government is put in place. M(...)

Fine Gael said ‘both party leaders are now being briefed, extensive drafting has to be done’. File photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

A deal has been reached between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil on the formation of a minority government led by Enda Kenny. Confirming the deal, the two (...)

A commission to examine pay for the public sector is proposed in the agreement to allow Fianna Fáil to facilitate a Fine Gael-led minority government. PPublic pay review part of Fine Gael-Fianna Fáil dealhotograph: Getty Images

A commission to examine pay levels across the public sector, including for new entrants, is proposed in the agreement to allow Fianna Fáil to facilita(...)

Fine Gael’s Michael Noonan. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has estimated there could be an additional €10 billion to €11 billion available for public spending between next y(...)

Minister for Finance and Fine Gael TD Michael Noonan has said there is a strong chance his party and Fianna Fáil will be unable to strike a deal on water charges. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins.

There is a strong chance Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael will be unable to strike a deal on a minority government, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has s(...)

IMF managing director Christine Lagarde has described the approach to the Greek crisis as a “two legged” approach. Photograph: Stephen Jaffe/EPA

Discussions on new debt relief measures for Greece will commence as early as next Thursday, as the eurogroup of finance ministers agreed to endorse a (...)