Dancing Queen, Billie Barry photographed at her home in Marino, Dublin. Hundreds packed into the Church of St Vincent de Paul today for Ms Barry’s funeral who died on Tuesday. Photograph Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Billie Barry spent her life teaching people how to entertain so it was fitting that her funeral was a perfectly-choreographed celebration of music, so(...)

Richie Boucher, Chief Executive Bank of Ireland, arriving at Leinster House, for a meeting with the Oireachtas finance committee. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Another year, another step closer to normalised lending. Or so we hope. The past year has reminded us we cannot take anything for granted in the fi(...)

Pat Farrell, who has been appointed BoI head of Communications. Photograph: Eric Luke

Irish Banking Federation chief executive Pat Farrell has decided to leave the industry representative body to join Bank of Ireland as its new h(...)