Golden Island shopping centre in Athlone, Co Westmeath. Tesco and Penneys are main anchors, and other tenants include Boots, Argos, Lifestyle Sports,  Holland & Barrett, Specsavers and Dealz, plus a six-screen IMC cinema.

Swiss bank Credit Suisse has purchased the Golden Island shopping centre in Athlone for €43.5 million. The investment will be held by one of a numbe(...)

Four shops, including McDonald’s,  on Grafton Street were part of the Sovereign Portfolio sale. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The Irish commercial property market has turned on its head since the 2008 crash. Ownership of a large proportion of our best properties has passed t(...)

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly. Photograph: Eric Luke

Cork City Council has decided to obtain legal advice on whether it can take an injunction to prevent Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly procee(...)

Frank Dunlop (65) agreed with Michael O’Higgins, SC, defending James Kennedy, that he had told “big lies about important matters” at the Flood tribunal in April 2000 but insisted he was now telling the truth to the jury. Photograph:  Collins Courts

Former political lobbyist Frank Dunlop agreed he told “big lies about important matters” when he gave evidence to a tribunal 13 years ago - but told t(...)

Frank Dunlop told a court today he kept a large stash of money, between £75,000 and £80,000 to be ‘dished out’ during a time when a motion was being passed in May  1992.

A former political lobbyist has told a trial he was dishonest while giving evidence during the Flood tribunal and had a “war chest of funds” bank acco(...)