COP21: Ireland has the advantage of exploiting renewable energy and not producing fossil fuels. Photograph: John Giles/PA Wire

There are no jobs on a dead planet. David Begg, former general secretary of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions summarised things neatly when (...)

Centrica managing director of Ireland Eddy Collier: “I love Ireland. It’s easy to live here.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Eddy Collier’s office, five floors above Dublin’s leafy Grand Canal banks, is a comfortable affair: a large desk, a snug couch big enough for a pow(...)

‘Head of a Bearded Man’, by Sir Peter Paul Rubens.

Businessman Denis O’Brien has spent more than €2 million on on a Rubens painting from Russborough House in Co Wicklow, which will be donated to the St(...)

The Dublin offices are being built in a former warehouse by Bennett Construction to a design by RKD

The new headquarters of Airbnb, under construction in Dublin’s south docklands and due to be completed by February, is to be sold through Savills for(...)

Rose Hynes, chairwoman of Ervia, recently joined the board of agri-business company, Origin Enterprises, and also chairs the Shannon Group, the State entity responsible for Shannon Airport and the region’s tourism and commercial development.

Rose Hynes, the chairwoman of Ervia, the State company that controls Irish Water, plans to resign from the role this week to focus on other commitm(...)

UrbanVolt retrofits lighting at no cost to SMEs with the two parties taking an equal share of the savings

Fledgling Irish company UrbanVolt is planning to invest €30 million over the next 12 months to roll out energy efficient lighting solutions for SMEs.(...)

A consumer who gets both their gas and electricity from BGE will see their annual energy bill fall by €44.59.  Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

The first salvos in what could be an energy price war have been fired by Bord Gáis Energy. The company has announced plans to shave 2.5 per cent of it(...)

Czech Airlines’ decision to pull out of Cork route left reader out of pocket and uninsured

Last year Joe Kirk changed his travel insurance provider to Laya. “I had been using for many years. However, as my health insurance wa(...)

Joint agents McNally Handy and Hooke & MacDonald are quoting €1.75 million for three three-bed semis on South Lotts Road, while sole agent McNally Handy is quoting €1 million for a site to the rear and side of the houses.

What could make an interesting medium- to long-term redevelopment site not far from Google’s headquarters in Dublin 4 is fresh to the market this week(...)

Sell-out crowds who wanted to see  Tom Vaughan-Lawlor of ‘Love/Hate’ contributed to rise in profits

Sell-out crowds who wanted to see Love/Hate’s Tom Vaughan-Lawlor put on a stellar performance last year at the Dublin Theatre Festival contributed to (...)