CRH recently announced the €6.5 billion acquisition of assets from Lafarge and Holcim. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

CRH, the building materials giant, has appointed UK- based former investment banker Lucinda Riches to its board. Ms Riches will take up her non-execut(...)

Only last June David Duffy had signed a permanent contract with AIB, having originally signed up in December 2011 on a fixed-term contract for three years

Last Friday evening, the directors of AIB were asked to dial into a conference call for word of an important announcement that the bank was going to m(...)

Paddy Power chief executive designate Andy McCue pictured with chairman Nigel Northridge

Bookmaker Paddy Power has appointed Andy McCue as chief executive designate of the company.Mr McCue, who has been with the company for eight years and(...)

Patrick Kennedy, chief executive of Paddy Power photographed at their HQ in Clonskeagh during their interim results. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Bookmaker Paddy Power is leaving its forecasts for its full- year performance unchanged despite a run of punter-friendly results that left first-half (...)

Staff at Paddy Power’s  office in Belfield Office Park, Dublin. The bookmaker revealed last month that almost 650,000 customers were affected by a data breach in 2010.Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill /The Irish Times

Jason Ferguson said the job was straightforward: buy a gambling company’s client data and flip it to a rival who could use the information to win new (...)

At close to six years, Mueller will be one of the longer serving Aer Lingus chief executives of the past two decades.

While it surprised quite a few people, Christoph Mueller’s decision to step down as chief executive of Aer Lingus next May is not seen as a result of (...)

Online gambling exchange Betfair said it wanted England to do well at the World Cup and boost its betting revenue after its annual profit beat forecasts. Photo: Bloomberg

Online gambling exchange Betfair said it wanted England to do well at the World Cup and boost its betting revenue after its annual profit beat forecas(...)

Patrick Kennedy: “My prediction however is that Brazil don’t need more than 90 minutes to win individual matches.”

So it’s just one more spin of the wheel for Patrick Kennedy, who announced this week he will step down in a year’s time as chief executive of the book(...)

Index heavyweight CRH dropped by 4.7 per cent to €19.66. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Stocks suffered across almost all markets as disappointing economic data emerged from the US and Europe and new worries arose on the security of Russi(...)

Wall Street saw stocks fall in early trading amid profit-taking by investors. Photograph: Bloomberg

European stocks fell back from the six-year high reached on Tuesday as investors weighed earnings and equity valuations and media stocks ITV and Italy(...)