Paul (34) and Sancha (31) grew up in Clonea Power, Co Waterford and became friends in secondary school. Since 2001 their Christmas Eve tradition ha(...)

Flooding in Cork: There are at least 300 legal cases against the ESB as a result of floods. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

ESB needs a few sandbags for its legal department. The steady flow of lawsuits against it, alleging its actions exacerbated the floods of November (...)

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(...)

 A much-delayed report into what went wrong in the run-up to the collapse of HBOS has heaped severe criticism on its former bosses. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

It’s five years since the plug was pulled on the Bank of Scotland (Ireland) operation by Lloyds Banking Group, having racked up £10.9 billion (€15.53m(...)

Report questions the risk assessment behind BOSI’s rapid expansion Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The decision to aggressively expand Bank of Scotland Ireland’s branch network from the beginning of 2006 was a “blueprint for rapid uncontrolled growt(...)

ESB staff work to repair damaged power lines after a large tree was blown down on Military Road in Ballybrack, Dublin. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

More than 200 homes and businesses remained without power on Thursday morning following Storm Barney which hit Ireland on Tuesday night. About 45,000(...)

High winds in Dun Laoghaire on Tuesday afternoon. 15,000 homes and businesses remain without power on Wednesday morning after Storm Barney lashed the country on Tuesday night. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins

Fewer than 300 homes and businesses remain without power on Wednesday after Storm Barney lashed the country on Tuesday night. The ESB said it was conf(...)

The River Lee in Cork city. File  photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Businesses across Cork have lodged legal proceedings against the ESB over €90 million in flood damage suffered back in 2009 ahead of the expiry this T(...)

At the National Digital Week launch were (from left) Norah Casey, publisher; Anne O’Leary, Vodafone Ireland; Louise Phelan, PayPal; and Dee Forbes, Discovery Networks Northern Europe

Ireland’s first-ever National Digital Week took place at the beginning of this month in the west Cork town of Skibbereen. The four-day event attracted(...)

A still from Eir’s new ad campaign

Eir threw something of a curveball at Minister for Communications Alex White recently. His big plan to connect rural Ireland to high-speed broadband w(...)