Michael Lowry (centre) with Mar Kare Gustad of Telenor Mobile, Noway, and Denis O’Brien (right), in 1995.  O’Brien plans to float Digicel in New York. Photograph: Eric Luke

Dramatic disclosures about a possible payment to former communications minister Michael Lowry created a secret crisis in the run-up to Denis O’Brie(...)

“Arguably the emergence of three dominant players when there used to be four or five is not a good thing”

The most recent edition of the Law Society Gazette lists out the numbers of solicitors employed by the top 20 firms. For an industry that likes to kee(...)

Catherine Murphy: her comments in the Dáil were published on the Oireachtas website. Photograph: Alan Betson

Houses of the Oireachtas sources claim Independent TD Catherine Murphy did not abuse Dáil rules or privilege when making comments about businessman D(...)

The 2.3-acre An Post sorting office at Cardiff Lane in the south Dublin docks area.

Another redevelopment opportunity in Dublin’s south docklands is on the cards following a decision by An Post to sell its 2.3-acre sorting office at(...)

Alan Murphy: “. . .  we are Ireland’s only genuine full-service global law firm”

The Irish Law Awards were held last night at the Doubletree hotel in Dublin. It was a black-tie event, so at least the barristers could head along str(...)

Solicitor Brian O’Donnell with his wife Mary Patricia O’Donnell. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Brian and Mary Patricia O’Donnell were, by any measure, among the most low-profile of the property developing set that invested heavily in bricks and (...)

Dundrum Town Centre: expected to come on the market in the early part of the year and will generate considerable interest at home and abroad. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Six years after the property meltdown, the painful hangover has been replaced by a buying frenzy, much of it at surprisingly high values.The turnarou(...)

Take-up of office space in the Dublin office market for the third quarter of 2014 stood at 41,450sq m – almost a third higher than the second quarter. Photograph: Eric Luke

The latest Dublin office review from DTZ Sherry FitzGerald confirms last week’s record returns reported for the sector by IPD. Dublin’s central busine(...)

4 Grand Canal Square: similar adjoining block will bring Facebook’s overall office space up to about 23,225sq m (250,000sq ft). photograph: david sleator

Facebook is to embark on a further expansion of its European headquarters in Dublin by doubling the size of its offices in the south docklands. Less t(...)

Bewley’s, which has been owned by the Campbell family since 1986, saw its rent liability increase to an “oppressive” €1.46 million in 2007.

The Bewley’s Group has described today’s landmark Supreme Court ruling upholding its upward only rent clause as “immensely disappointing” saying it ha(...)