Centrica said cost cuts including the job losses would save around £750 million a year by 2020

Bord Gáis Energy owner Centrica, will sell up to £1 billion worth of upstream and wind assets by 2017 and reduce net headcount by around 4,000 staff a(...)

Minister for the Environment  Alan Kelly speaking to the media with John Tierney and Elizabeth Arnett of Irish Water. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Since before Irish Water was an apple in Phil Hogan’s eye, it has struggled to keep itself out of hot water and barely a week has passed since the beg(...)

The Von Trapp family ensemble, with Steven Houghton as Captain von Trapp, in the original The Sound of Music stage show, which comes to Dublin from August 17th

It is 50 years since Julie Andrews threw her arms open and declared the hills alive with the sound of music, but still no one has answered a very i(...)

Developer Joe O’Reilly, best known for being the man behind the Dundrum Town Centre, is appearing before the Oireachtas banking inquiry this afternoon.  Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

The property developer Joe O’Reilly expects his personal and group loans of more than €2 billion to be sold by the National Assets Management Agency f(...)

Irish Water said it made a total capital investment of €548 million last year, which included over 300 water upgrade projects and work on the controversial meter installation programme

Gas Networks Ireland (GNI), which is owned by Irish Water’s parent Ervia, plans to tap bond markets towards the end of this year to raise €500 million(...)

Stephen Wheeler, managing director of SSE Airtricity. “Our model can’t just be about selling electricity, it’s actually providing an essential service to our customers.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

SSE Airtricity is on course to building the biggest wind farm in the State. The local subsidiary of British utility, Scottish and Southern Energy, (...)

Bolands Mills: being redeveloped by Nama to the tune of €150 million. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

I was sitting at Grand Canal Dock the other day, past the wall people used to write on in honour of U2, which is now covered with hoarding for whateve(...)

Wexford’s Conor McDonald was in superb form against Kildare in their Under-21 hurling championship calsh. Photograph: Inpho

Wexford 0-23 Kildare 0-14 Kildare put up a bold show in their first every appearance in the Bord Gáis Energy Under-21 hurling championship but in the(...)

Block 8, Brookfield Hall Student Village, University of Limerick: 29 two-bedroom apartments, comprising eight three-bedroom units and three four-bedroom homes

A block of 40 apartments in Brookfield Hall Student Village close to the University of Limerick is to be offered for sale at a knockdown price of €1.7(...)

Goodbody said it was dealing increasingly in non-Irish stocks with international institutions, and the move, which is subject to regulatory approval, was designed with this in mind. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Goodbody Stockbrokers is planning to open an office in London later this year to support its expanding capital markets business. The brokerage said i(...)