RGData’s director-general Tara Buckley said: “Retailers look forward to working with PLI but, as with any process of change, there are concerns about the impact of the new ownership structure.”

Retailers are unhappy with assurances from the National Lottery that the impending switchover to a new system will not involve additional costs or a d(...)

The promotion of oil and gas exploration in Ireland have been identified as priorities for new Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Alex White. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The promotion of oil and gas exploration and the development of a regulatory framework for such activity have been identified as priorities for new M(...)

More than 28,000 commercial property units lay vacant in Ireland in the second quarter of 2014. Photo: David Sleator/The Irish Times

More than 28,000 commercial property units lay vacant in Ireland in the second quarter of 2014, an increase on the number of disused premises for the (...)

An Post has unveiled two stamps to mark the centenary of the first World War. Both feature well-known recruitment posters from the time. The first fea(...)

Fee plans to be considered by new Minister for Communications Alex White over the summer months. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The Government’s proposed household broadcasting charge, a replacement for the television licence fee, is unlikely to be introduced next January as (...)

Christoph Mueller: Aer Lingus CEO is to step down next May. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The race to succeed Christoph Mueller in the €1.5 million-a-year top job at Aer Lingus is likely to attract candidates from both at home and abroad, (...)

The Oireachtas will have to decide whether the public interest is sufficient to justify legislation interfering in the customer relationship between individuals and companies such as UPC and Sky, for the purpose of collecting the TV licence, the Data Protection Commissioner Billy Hawkes has said. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times.

The Oireachtas will have to decide whether the public interest is sufficient to justify legislation interfering in the customer relationship between i(...)

Legislation will allow tv licence collector An Post access subscription information to cable and satellite providers including Sky and UPC in order to clamp down on evasion. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

An Post is to be given access to cable and satellite TV subscription data as part of a crackdown on tv licence fee evasion.The information will be use(...)

The coastal town of Sitges in Spain. Photograph: Alan Copson/Getty Images

I’m hoping to go to Barcelona for a few days anytime from mid-August to mid-September and may pay a visit to Sitges for the day or overnight. I wil(...)

Ryan Mullen (An Post Chain Reaction) comes home to win the National Cycling Championships. Photograph: Ciaran Fallon/Inpho

The new Irish road race champion Ryan Mullen has laid out the next big target on his calendar, saying that the European under-23 track championships i(...)