Saoirse Ronan has been tipped for an Oscar for her upcoming role in Brooklyn Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

The film-production company owned Irish movie star, Saoirse Ronan, recorded profits of €111,667 last year, according to accounts just filed to the Com(...)

Ryan Tubridy at the launch of his book ‘ The Irish are Coming’. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

Profits at the media firm owned by one of RTÉ’s top earner, Ryan Tubridy, last year plummeted from over €250,000 to just €9,504. The cash balance at T(...)

Volvo Ocean Race extravaganza attracted up to 500,000 visitors to Galway during the nine-day festival.

The company behind the 2012 Volvo Ocean Race finale in Galway has written off more than €1 million in debts owed to businesses that provided services (...)

Independent TD Mick Wallace is the largest shareholder in Wallace Calcio Ltd Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

A company largely owned by TD Mick Wallace has amassed debts of more than €444,000 and recorded accumulated losses of nearly €215,000 last year, ac(...)

In some cases restaurants trading under aliases offer completely different menus

Online takeaway service Just Eat has begun an investigation into the practice of restaurants registering multiple accounts, which they can use to shak(...)

Patricia Callan, director of the Small Firms Association, said smaller firms are at the heart of the system for the first time.  Photograph: Gary O’ Neill

A new Companies Act expected to cut red tape for businesses in Ireland comes into effect today. The Small Firms Association (SFA) welcomed the Act, w(...)

The Companies Act is expected to provide significant benefits to companies, in particular smaller firms, by reducing red tape and making legal obligations easier to understand

The Companies Registration Office (CRO) has written to every director in the country to remind them of new changes coming into force next month.The Co(...)

Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Dublin operation at Central Park office park in Leopardstown. The bank continues to reduce the scale of its Irish operations. (Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES)

Assets at the Dublin banking arm of Bank of America Merrill Lynch plunged in 2014, as the bank’s retrenchment in Ireland continued and headcount shru(...)

Ormen holds the Irish franchise for Europcar. Photograph: Europcar

Ormen, a group which holds the Irish franchise for car rental brand Europcar, recorded pre-tax profits of €3.73 million for the 12 months ending Au(...)

The Companies Act 2014 is expected to provide significant benefits to companies, in particular smaller firms, by reducing red tape

It’s not often new legislation comes along that is warmly welcomed by the business community. But the Companies Act 2014, which comes into effect in J(...)