Retail Sales have increased by 8.2 per cent on an annual basis, but fell 0.2 per cent on a monthly basis.

Retail sales decreased by 0.2 per cent last month, according to provisional figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO).However, the figures show(...)

 Life insurance companies in Ireland are among the least exposed to interest rate risk, according to Moody’s Investors Service. Photo: Bloomberg

Life insurance companies in Ireland are among the least exposed to interest rate risk, according to Moody’s Investors Service.The ratings agency revie(...)

Nora Khaldi and Emmet Browne of Dublin-based bioinformatics company Nuritas.

Irish start-up Nuritas has appointed former Pfizer regional president Emmet Browne as chief executive.Mr Browne was previously the managing director o(...)

Kevin Holler and Thomas Cullen, founders of Shake, raised €50,000 from family, friends and former colleagues to get the site off the ground.

A new Irish start-up is hoping to shake up the recruitment market, by matching students and recent graduates with paid internships and jobs.The onlin(...)

 Yahoo chief financial officer Ken Goldman, Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Patrick Scully, managing director of Yahoo EMEA at the opening of the new Yahoo offices in  Dublin. Photo: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Internet giant Yahoo has invested $12 million (€10.9 million) in new offices in Dublin’s Docklands, giving it the capacity to bring its Irish workf(...)

Brian O’Cathain, chief executive officer, at  Petroceltic. The explorer has agreed with its partner to withdraw from the Dinarta licence in Kurdistan region of Iraq.   Photo: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Dublin-based oil and gas explorer Petroceltic International has agreed with its partner to withdraw from the Dinarta licence in Kurdistan region of Ir(...)

Lagan Brick is to create 30 new jobs in Kingscourt in Co Cavan, as a result of the upturn in the Irish and UK construction markets.

Lagan Brick is to create 30 new jobs in Kingscourt in Co Cavan, as a result of the upturn in the Irish and UK construction markets. The jobs will be l(...)

Central Bank director of consumer protection, Bernard Sheridan, said the bank was committed to continually improving the regulatory framework. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The Central Bank of Ireland has been advised to do more to ensure consumers are treated fairly by financial firms and banks, in a peer review conduct(...)

First Derivatives chief executive officer Brian Conlon said ActivateClients is a low-risk, earnings-enhancing acquisition. First Derivatives has acquired ActivateClients for €4.75 million. Photo: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

Financial software company First Derivatives has acquired ActivateClients for €4.75 million. Dublin-based ActivateClients is a software business speci(...)

Datalex chief executive Aidan Brogan said 2014 was a year of continued performance and growth for the company. The Irish travel software firm reported a 69 per cent increase in profit after tax to US$2.7m for 2014.

Irish travel software company Datalex has reported a 69 per cent increase in profit after tax to US$2.7m (€2.4 million) for the year ended 31 December(...)