Connaught House on Burlington Road in Dublin  where the offices of the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) formerly Anglo Irish Bank are located. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

An ongoing investigation into the IBRC - formerly Anglo Irish Bank - and the Siteserv deal continues to be hamstrung by strict issues of legal confide(...)

Philip Lane: hinted at provision of emergency liquidity for banks. Photograph: Jason Clarke.

Another week has trundled by and still the corridors of Government buildings remain eerily quiet – but some cracks in the ice of the current impasse s(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin said there were many mechanisms to secure money from those who have not paid water charges,  including attachment orders. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Fianna Fail believes it is “dangerous” and “risky” to refund the 950,000 people who have paid their water charges. Leader Micheál Martin told his par(...)

Fine Gael TDs Paschal Donohoe, Leo Varadkar, Simon Coveney and Frances Fitzgerald arriving for talks on government formation at Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Talks between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil ended last night with no progress on how long a suspension of water charges should last, leaving the efforts t(...)

The Clerys building on O’Connell Street, Dublin: the consortium that bought the shop would like Apple to have a store on the ground floor. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The consortium that bought the Clerys store in Dublin for €29 million is trying to lure Apple to open a flagship retail outlet on the ground floor of (...)

The European Commission claimed in preliminary findings in 2014 that Apple’s tax arrangements had been improperly designed to give the iPhone maker an unfair financial advantage in return for maintaining jobs in the country.

The government is poised to submit another batch of information to Brussels on Apple’s Irish tax dealings as the Minister for Finance Michael Noonan s(...)

The liquidators of Irish Bank Resolution Corp now have about €2.1bn of cash available for distribution to creditors.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Creditors to the failed lender Anglo Irish Bank are set to receive their first payment within months after its liquidators built up about €2.1 billio(...)

Britain’s top share index closed at a fresh year high after a rally in the price of oil spurred gains in commodity-related stocks

European shares rose in late trading on Wednesday, hitting another three-month high, as a rebound in oil buoyed energy stocks. However, the Irish mar(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan. The 10 largest insurers wrote to him late last year calling for urgent action following the collapse of Setanta Insurance.

Motor insurers are growing increasingly concerned at the lack of Government action to tackle pressure on premiums due to the €90 million collapse of (...)

 FF leader Micheál Martin: “We will agree to a process which can allow a [minority] government to be formed and for that government to have reasonable security based on a fully transparent framework.” Photograph: Eric Luke

In recent days, senior Fianna Fáil figures, including party leader Micheál Martin, have said publicly that negotiations with Fine Gael on government f(...)