The loss-making Ladbrokes Ireland plans to close 60 of its 196 betting shops and cut 250 of its 840 jobs under a rescue plan. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A refusal to give Boylesports information on Ladbrokes Ireland’s betting shops has left its bid for the business at a serious disadvantage to a riv(...)

Siac Construction Ltd and eight related companies, including the ultimate parent company in the 100-year-old giant construction group, have secured court protection to allow for preparation of a survival scheme.

Siac Construction Ltd and eight related companies, including the ultimate parent company in the 100-year-old giant construction group, have secured co(...)

Developer Seán Dunne: he was clearly aware of the proceedings and had done everything to thwart them, counsel for Ulster Bank said. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Developer Seán Dunne has been declared bankrupt by the High Court over his failure to discharge a judgment of some €163 million obtained against him o(...)