John McDonnell, Partner PwC and Ronan Murphy, Senior Partner PwC appearing before the Oireachtas banking inquiry

The managing partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has told the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry that the firm stands over its audits of Bank of Ireland, (...)

Feargal O’Rourke: “One thing politics did teach me is that if someone looked me in the eye and said, ‘You’ll make a good senior partner’, they probably wouldn’t vote for me.” photograph: eric luke

Ireland may indulge soundbite-friendly economists and business advisers but we don’t do celebrity accountants. If we did, incoming PricewaterhouseCoo(...)

Ronan Murphy, senior partner at PwC, said that the increase in fees was “reflective of our recovering economy, continued investment by FDI and, more recently, greater confidence amongst the SME sector”. Photograph: Maxwells

Fee income at Ireland’s Big Four accountancy firms grew to almost € 1 billion in 2014 for the first time, new figures compiled by The Irish Times’ bus(...)

Castletroy College got the Munster Schools Senior Cup off to a lively start when they upset Glenstal Abbey at Rosbrien yesterday.Outhalf Jayme Heuston(...)

Ronan Murphy and Kevin Doherty: Gazel

We eat off it, sleep in it, wear it, sit on it and work with it. When we’re sick it is part of the apparatus of making us well again and it’s impos(...)

Indian business leaders are the most confident, with 62 per cent expecting their companies to grow this year. Photograph: Reuters/Carlos Barria

Business leaders are increasingly pessimistic about the outlook for global economic growth this year.The number of chief executives expecting a decli(...)

Feargal O’Rourke has been head of the company’s tax practice since 2000

PwC has announced that Feargal O’Rourke has been elected as the firm’s new senior partner for Ireland to succeed Rónán Murphy.Mr O’Rourke, whose four-(...)

Niall FitzGerald was chief executive and chairman of Unilever from 1996 to 2004

Former Unilever chief executive Niall FitzGerald has become the new chairman of the UCD Michael Smurfit graduate business school advisory board. (...)

Paul Wallace is a former rugby player: one of three brothers who played for the Lions, he won 46 caps for Ireland before retiring in 2003. He is now a(...)

A quarter of CEOs say their businesses are worse off than they were before the financial crisis. Photograph: Thinkstock

Chief executives are more confident in the Irish economy and in their own businesses compared to last year, according to a survey by consultants Price(...)