Ryanair advanced 1.3 per cent to €12.98 on a day that saw positive first-quarter numbers from Air France KLM

European stocks continued their losing streak as the latest batch of earnings failed to lift investor sentiment rendered gloomy by the lacklustre econ(...)

Blocks 1 and 2 at Market Yard

A modern supermarket investment and two high profile blocks which are multi-let to a bank and other traders at Main Street, Enfield, Co Meath, go for (...)

Castletreasure in Douglas: the 52 acres are zoned for a “medium A” residential development

One of the best residential sites to come on the Cork market in years is included in the forthcoming sale of a portfolio of prime sites which should m(...)

The annual May Day Parade organised by the Dublin Council of Trade Unions. The parade was led by Patrick Tighe, Jerry Kennerk and Yvonne Clarke. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

An immediate increase of 28 per cent in rent supplement is required in order to prevent more families from becoming homeless, campaigner Fr Peter McV(...)

US President Barack Obama tries virtual reality glasses as he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) tour Hanover Messe Trade Fair in Hanover, Germany April 25, 2016. Photograph: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Image of the week: Peak virtual Yes, these are the fingers on the nuclear button, but what do they look like viewed in virtual reality? Only Barack(...)

Statoil jumped 6.1 per cent after Norway’s biggest oil company unexpectedly posted a profit

Energy companies pushed European equities up for a second day running, amid better-than-estimated earnings reports and news of oil reaching $45 a barr(...)

While the market share of Irish-owned retail firms has declined, the new entrants, such as H&M, Zara and Ikea, have brought variety and competition to the Irish retail sector, driving down prices

If you walk around the main shopping districts of Dublin, Cork and Galway, many of the shops you see are part of UK-based retail chains, such Marks &a(...)

Leo Varadkar talks to the media in Trinity College after leaving talks yesterday: the outlines of a compromise were agreed. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The emerging deal between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil on the future of Irish Water and of water charges comes after days of stalemate and an inconclusi(...)

Tánaiste and Labour leader Joan Burton leaving Leinster House, Dublin. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Tánaiste Joan Burton has warned Labour Party members to be ready for a second election as talks on the formation of government remain deadlocked over (...)

Emilia Douglas wearing a cloth nappy. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Buried in a photo album in my parents’ house, there’s a picture of me as a young baby, sitting in a terrycloth nappy and sporting some rather fetchin(...)