Mason Hayes & Curran managing partner Declan Black said that despite the upturn in the economy downward pressure on legal fees remains  a feature of the firm’s business. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Law firm Mason Hayes & Curran increased its turnover by 8 per cent to €48 million in 2013 following a strong finish to the year d(...)

Bord Gáis Éireann said making Irish Water subject to Freedom of Information requests would present an unfair administrative burden and could lead to unnecessary costs, which would ultimately be borne by customers.

Bord Gáis Éireann (BGE) told the Government it strongly rejected that either it or its new subsidiary, Irish Water, sho(...)

Valuation is being sought as part of advanced negotiations between the Government, staff and the company over the winding up of the Esop

KPMG has been hired to independently value the 3.27 per cent stake in the Bord Gáis group owned by its employee s(...)

Micheál Martin: said  last year TDs from all sides of the House had asked questions of Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan relating to the cost of establishing Irish Water. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Taoiseach Enda Kenny was aware of the €180 million cost of setting up Irish Water, he told the Dáil. He added that Minister for the Environment Phil H(...)

Chief executive of Irish Water John Tierney: “the management team of Irish Water was recruited by open recruitment,.” Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Irish Water has defended how it recruited senior staff and moved to clarify the circumstances surrounding their engagement. Chief executive Joh(...)

Centrica and co-bidders Brookfield Renewable Power Inc and iCON Infrastructure have been selected as preferred bidders, Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Pat Rabbitte confirmed

The Government has approved a preferred bidder for its sale of Bord Gáis Energy only two weeks after it announced all bids had been rejected because t(...)

Two wholly owned subsidiaries of the US multinational Hess Corporation have lost their High Court challenge to the legality of the tariff regime propo(...)

Plans by South African bank Investec to offer up to €300 million in mortgages in the Irish market have been put on hold, according to the Sunday Indep(...)

Irish Water headquarters are to be based at Colville House, Talbot Street, in Dublin’s city centre. photograph: brenda fitzsimons

Irish Water, the newly formed State agency, is to set up its first HQ in Colville House, a modern office block at Talbot Street, Dublin 1, which was v(...)

Before the Government unveiled which of its businesses it intended selling, Minister for Energy and Natural Resources Pat Rabbitte dismissed talk of a fire sale, saying “there will be no State assets going up on eBay”.

At about 9am on Wednesday, Bord Gáis Éireann’s adviser, Royal Bank of Canada, called the three remaining bidders for the group’s retail division and t(...)