James Murphy-O’Connor, known as Jim, who has died aged 89, was an Irish rugby international credited with developing a revolutionary kicking technique(...)

Ryanair climbed 3.16 % as markets continued to react positively to its launch of a business-class service. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

The Iseq rose by a solid 0.8 per cent yesterday, as European stocks generally advanced in the final minutes of trading after remaining little changed (...)

Providence Resources chairman Dr Brian Hillery (left) and chief executive Tony O’Reilly at the exploration company’s annual general meeting in Dublin today. Photo: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Irish exploration company Providence Resources has said the process of finding a farm–out partner for the Barryroe oil field off the coast of Cork (...)

Subscribers realise they can avoid call charges by using internet telephony services on their mobiles at cheaper data rates, which is starting to hollow out the call revenues of mobile providers such as Denis O’Brien’s Digicel

Digicel is embroiled in a cross-Caribbean scrap with a phalanx of angry VoIP (internet telephony) providers, upon which Denis O’Brien’s company wants (...)

Sparked by your recent article, I have a very simple query that might need a very complex answer (and you may have dealt with it before), but have you(...)

In Dublin, Ryanair was up 1.03 per cent to €6.80 in a busy day’s trading in aviation stocks across Europe and in the United States. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Investors took the opportunity to reflect yesterday on recent gains, particularly with the US corporate results season looming into view.China’s seco(...)

The TWMA Providence drilling rig in the Barryroe field. The exploration company said this morning that drilling at its Spanish Point appraisal well off the west coast of Ireland has been delayed until 2015.

Shares at Providence Resources are down 9 per cent in London trading after the company announced that drilling at the Spanish Point appraisal well off(...)

In his assessment of the case for sensitive treatment of Tony O’Reilly by AIB, Dermot Desmond may find he is out of sync with the mood of the people.

Dermot Desmond’s disdain for the media is legendary and he might have been better served adhering to his maxim of not speaking to the press this week (...)

Dermot Desmond after being conferred with  an honorary degree at Queen’s University  Belfast yesterday, accompanied by his daughter-in-law, musician Andrea Corr.  Photograph:  Justin Kernoghan/Photopress

Financier Dermot Desmond has criticised AIB for the manner in which it acted against Sir Anthony O’Reilly. He praised Sir Anthony’s contribution to Ir(...)

Providence is involved in the largest drilling programme ever undertaken offshore Ireland

Operating losses at the Irish oil and gas exploration firm Providence Resources rose to €7.23 million for the 12 months to the end of December, compar(...)