Lending to Irish households continued to fall last month. Photograph: Alan Betson, Irish Times

Lending to Irish households continued to fall last month, dropping by 3.9 per cent, according to new figures from the Central Bank. Loans for house pu(...)

 Leinster’s Sean O’Brien will lead the team against Ulster at Tallaght stadium. Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Sean O’Brien will captain Leinster against Ulster in a pre-season friendly at Tallaght stadium tomorrow (4.0).The Lions and Ireland backrow forward st(...)

Bag it up

Supermodel Jerry Hall is calling on people to give their unwanted clothing, accessories and household items to Give Up Clothes for Good. The campaign(...)

The Beacon South Quarter in Dublin where some of the apartments bought by I-Res are located. Photograph: Cyril Byrne, Irish Times

NAMA’s first residential property portfolio to come to the market is to be bought by Irish Residential Properties REIT (I-Res) for just over €211 mill(...)

Demonstrators at a pro choice protest in Dublin earlier this month.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley

In order to advance their view on the abortion issue the campaigners on both sides seem determined not only to take side swipes at politicians opposed(...)

Dublin’s digital heartland near Google’s offices on Barrow Street, Dublin 4.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

If you have ever inter-railed around eastern Europe there’s a good chance a tour guide or two has tried to convince you that their city is “the Paris (...)

Irish-American property and sports billionaire Frank McCourt at a Los Angeles Dodgers game. Photograph: Jon SooHoo/LA Dodgers

Nestled inside the historic Horse Guards Parade is a beautiful arena which is the setting of the eleventh leg of the 2014 Longines Global Champions(...)

Gavin Slark: “I left school not knowing what I wanted to do, and probably thought I could make it as a drummer.” Photograph: Dave Meehan

Gavin Slark, the sturdy chief executive of the Grafton building materials group, strides into a meeting room at its south Dublin headquarters. With(...)

The sale of a loss-making quarrying operation hit pretax profits at building and engineering specialist Sisk last year

The sale of a loss-making quarrying operation hit pretax profits at building and engineering specialist Sisk last year, the latest figures show.Sisk’(...)

West Pharmaceutical Services is a $3 billion New York Stock Exchange-listed pharmaceutical firm

West Pharmaceutical Services, a $3 billion New York Stock Exchange-listed pharmaceutical firm, is in talks with the IDA about making an investment (...)