Wilbur Ross: reported to be leading a group that agreed to invest €400 million in Cyprus’s biggest bank via a private placement. Photograph: David Sleator

The archbishop of Cyprus has taken the unusual step of urging thousands of small investors in the island’s biggest bank to reject a €1 billion share s(...)

Senior figures in the Labour Party are making a determined push to put Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore’s name forward as Ireland’s next European commissioner – but FG sources believe the post will be filled from their party. Photograph: Frank Miller

Senior figures in the Labour Party are making a determined push to put Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore’s name forward as Ireland’s next European commissioner.W(...)

Over the past week the Labour Party has decided to recycle an old slogan and give it a new lease of life. Remember “Gilmore for Taoiseach”. Well the m(...)

Dublin-born Brendan Donohoe spent almost his entire working life in airline administration, at home and abroad. The eldest of Bridget and Mattie Donoh(...)

It is understood that Sean Donlon will resign his corporate directorships when he joins the EBRD in mid-July. He will also forgo his public pension for the duration of his appointment. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The Government is preparing to appoint Seán Donlon, former chief of the Department of Foreign Affairs, to Ireland’s seat on the board of the European (...)

You stand there... Taoiseach Enda Kenny with Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan. “Hogan is said to have serious designs on Ireland’s seat in the European Commission, which comes up next year.” Photograph: Alan Betson

Taoiseach Enda Kenny must fill two Irish vacancies in eminent European bodies before the summer. In question now is whether any Cabinet change (...)

Central Bank governer Patrick Honohan: due to speak today.

Senior figures from global finance and the European institutions are meeting behind closed doors in Dublin today ahead (...)