Philip O’Quigley, chief executive, Falcon Oil & Gas: “Shareholders don’t want to wait 20 years for a payback. We’re setting ourselves up to sell. Ultimately, that’s what we want to do.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Philip O’Quigley, the chief executive of Falcon Oil & Gas, leans back in his chair on the balcony outside his Dublin office, balancing it momen(...)

Dunquin South is estimated to contain around 1.4billion barrels of oil equivalent

Irish-based oil and gas exploration company Providence Resources has acquired Atlantic Petroleum’s 4 per cent stake in a licence located 170 km off(...)

Sir Anthony O’Reilly. Mr Justice Brian McGovern said he would require the 79-year-old, who recently had back surgery in New York, to swear a new affidavit by September 9th Sir Anthony O’Reilly. Mr Justice Brian McGovern said he would require the 79-year-old, who recently had back surgery in New York, to swear a new affidavit by September 9th

A bank seeking to recover debts from businessman Sir Anthony O’Reilly wants to “humiliate and embarrass” him by requiring he swear a further statem(...)

Below is a selection of quotes from Denis O’Brien’s comment piece in today’s Irish Times: Denis O’Brien on his relationship with Anglo Irish B(...)

Businessman Denis O’Brien. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

I woke up in Haiti on the morning of April 29th to a phone message saying that RTÉ had sent me a letter with questions regarding my confidential ba(...)

Providence Resources chief executive Tony O’Reilly said it was a year of “significant progress” despite a challenging backdrop for the industry. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Operating losses at Irish based oil and gas exploration firm Providence Resources narrowed in 2014, with the company recording a loss of €6.46 millio(...)

Following the agreement, the court made absolute a conditional order, granted last week, which gave AIB priority over Mr O’Reilly’s other creditors in relation to the shares. Photograph: David Levenson/Getty Images

Agreement has been reached between a number of creditors of businessman Tony O’Reilly relating to AIB’s efforts to get a priority charge over €2.7 mi(...)

 Enda O’Doherty, a subeditor at the ‘Irish Press’ group, giving out the final issue of the XPress – the publication produced by NUJ members during the dispute. Photograph: Jack McManus/The Irish Times 11:46

A hundred metres down the street from Denis O’Brien’s Communicorp headquarters is a small brass plaque reading “Irish Press plc”. It is a humble remin(...)

Elena Baturina, known as Russia’s richest woman, bought the Morrison Hotel in Dublin for €20 million and spent €7 million refurbishing it.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The world’s richest people are an important potential source of Irish property investment, according to a new report. With the euro almost at parity(...)

Providence, the Irish oil and gas exploration and appraisal company, said on Tuesday that it has deferred an appraisal/exploration well at its Spanish(...)