Germany’s financial support for Irish small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) – on attractive lending terms – is a modest but significant reward fo(...)

Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland to launch at special signing ceremony in Dublin today attended by  German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble. Photograph: Eric Luke

An initial tranche of €800 million is to be made available for lending to small and medium-sized businesses by the new State-backed Strategic Banking(...)

Prof Stephany Griffith-Jones was in Dublin on Wednesday to deliver the second annual Dónal Nevin lecture at the Nevin Economic Research Institute

Public development banks could boost economic growth and aid job creation in Ireland, according to international financial expert Prof Stephay Griffit(...)

National Treasury Management Agency chief executive  John Corrigan (left)  and National Pensions Reserve Fund director Eugene O’Callaghan at yesterday’s briefing on the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund at Dublin Castle. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Finding capital to invest is not the problem; rather it is finding projects worthy of capital investment, Eileen Fitzpatrick, director of NewE(...)

Details of the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF), which will replace the National Pensions Reserve Fund (NPRF), were outlined at a function in Dublin Castle today.Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / THE IRISH TIMES

The investment of €6.8 billion in commerical projects that are of benefit to the Irish economy is to be overseen by the National Treasury Manag(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said the Single Resolution Mechanism was an essential step in creating a banking union

Progress on the introduction of a Single Resolution Mechanism (SRM) will be among the topics under discussion by finance ministers at the forth(...)

Willie Walsh, chief executive of the International Airlines Group, has been appointed to the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) Advisory Committee and will become chairman of the board.

Willie Walsh, chief executive of the International Airlines Group, has been appointed to the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) Advisory Commi(...)

Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton made her comments ahead of launching the twentieth edition of the INOU Working to Work booklet. Photograph: Éanna Ó Caollaí

Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton has defended the Labour Party’s role in Government.Speaking following the publication of today’s Irish Time(...)

INOU coordinator John Stewart, Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton and INOU chairwoman Ann Fergus. Photograph: Éanna Ó Caollaí

The Irish National Organisation of the Unemployed (INOU) has warned against any cuts to the primary rate of social welfare.Speaking at an event attend(...)