The Bernard McNamara apartment complex was built in the latter stages of the property boom and the company involved subsequently went into receivership. Photograph: Hooke & MacDonald

The Dublin Docklands Development Authority, which is in wind-down mode, is up before the Dáil Public Accounts Committee today, where it may or may not(...)

The ISIF formerly the National Pensions Reserve Fund, has a statutory mandate “to invest on a commercial basis to support economic activity and employment in Ireland”

The Irish Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) used to be the National Pensions Reserve Fund. It held investments that would in time be liquidated to pay (...)

At the fund’s launch, Nick Ashmore said it was open to “big idea” type proposals. Photograph: Alan Betson

When the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund was launched last year, the view was that its biggest challenge would be finding appropriate homes for the (...)

On the basis of the Government’s  figures, the 7.6 million people who holidayed here last year spent an average of €460 each. It now envisages that the 10 million people who will come here in 2025 will increase that by €40 each. Photograph: Eric Luke

About 18 months after consultations began, Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Minister Paschal Donohoe launched the Government’s new tourism policy yesterday. T(...)

Greece’s Alexis Tsipras: central to his government’s calculations will be the immediate costs and disruptions a euro exit would cause. Photograph: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

The rollercoaster is a much overused analogy, but it seems appropriate for the talks on the Greek bailout programme. Tensions have been building betwe(...)

So dependent was the German parent on its Irish subsidiary that, when the bubble burst, Ormond Quay dragged the German lender to the brink

No sooner has Ireland Inc begun to shed its crisis sackcloth than the ghost of banking crises past drifts in from Germany. A decade after Saxony’s sta(...)

Albert Manifold, group chief executive, speaking to members of the media following the CRH egm in Dublin this week. Photograph: Eric Luke

If CRH chief executive Albert Manifold was worried on Thursday about getting its €6.5 billion purchase of overlap assets from the Holcim-Lafarge merge(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary has always made it clear a transatlantic service would be operated by a company other than Ryanair

Ryanair’s transatlantic plans are still on, it just won’t be Ryanair that will be flying between Europe and the US should they actually take off, it w(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: the UK budget speech has many  parallels with the Irish situation. In fact they  are so striking that the same report could well be pre-written in respect of Mr Noonan’s next budget in October, the last before the election here.  Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA

As the British election draws closer consider the following Reuters report yesterday on the Tory-led government’s final budget: British finance minist(...)

Ant and Dec were two of the stars of UTV Ireland’s “Unmissable” launch campaign, but the problem for the channel is that old episodes of their shows are still being broadcast on TV3.

UTV Ireland has an “Ant and Dec problem”, it says. In a presentation to investors yesterday, UTV Media’s group chief executive, John McCann, highlight(...)