Ibec CEO Danny McCoy with strategist and author Alastair Campbell  and Mary Rose Burke, Ibec director of strategy, international and corporate affairs. Photograph:  Conor McCabe Photography

Ireland may have to review its own membership of the EU if Britain votes to leave, according to Ibec’s chief executive Danny McCoy. He said Ireland (...)

Ictu’s Patricia King Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The_Irish_Times

The head of Ireland’s largest trade union movement has called on companies to use increasing profit margins to rectify “wage stagnation and wage cuts”(...)

‘A major and far-reaching new approach is needed to improve the supply and affordability of new housing, but wage hikes are not part of the solution.’  Ibec’s Danny McCoy. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Increasing wages to make property more affordable would see Ireland forget one of the major lessons learned in the aftermath of the recession, Ibec ch(...)

Political change: the Irish political centre has remained resilient and broadly pro-business, Ibec’s Danny McCoy will tell a Brussels forum. Photograph: Paul Faith

While the election has led to uncertainty it has not brought about the radicalisation of Irish politics that business leaders feared, according to Ibe(...)

The announcement is the latest scandal to hit the firm, which in November announced that four senior partners in Northern Ireland had been placed on administrative leave following their arrest and questioning in Belfast in relation to allegations of tax evasion

Patrick McCoy, the former head of investment advisory for KPMG in the UK, is among 10 people charged with tax cheating offences who have been ordered (...)

Retired champion jockey Tony McCoy: In a career of more than two decades, he rode over 4,300 winners. Photograph: PA

Recently retired 20-time champion jockey AP McCoy from Moneyglass, Co Antrim, has received a knighthood in the British new year’s honours list for ser(...)

Ms Justice Marie Baker in the High Court will make orders later specifying when winding down work must be done by Shillelagh Quarries Ltd in a 3.27-hectare area at the 25-hectare site near Brittas, Co Dublin, on the north-facing slope of the 465-metre Butter Mountain. Photograph: Shillelagh Quarries Ltd website

A quarrying operation in “an area of exceptional public amenity” must cease, the High Court has ruled. Ms Justice Marie Baker will make orders later s(...)

Wreaths at a memorial to the members of the Miami Showband at a ceremony organised by Justice for the Forgotten in Dublin last week. Survivors of the UVF atrocity have called for soldiers who suspected their ranks had been infiltrated by loyalists to help shed light on the incident. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times.

The survivors of the Miami Showband attack have urged soldiers who suspected their ranks had been infiltrated by loyalists to help shed light on the U(...)

Thousands turned out to march in Dublin city centre earlier this month to demand better working conditions for Dunnes Stores workers, following a one-day strike by workers in April over low-hour contracts and rights to collective bargaining. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times.

Employers’ group Ibec has warned the Government not to legislate against minimum hour or flexible contracts, saying such a move could be detrimental t(...)

The Links Creche at Abington, Malahide, Co Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

RTÉ has been asked to explain what additional evidence it has on a creche owner facing trial for breaking child for breaking child protection laws fol(...)