A Dublin shopping arcade. Men are expected to spend more than women this Christmas, spending on average €614 while women say they will spend €588

The number of Irish people who believe their family fortunes will improve between now and next Christmas has increased to almost one-third, but an alm(...)

Although disposable income has dipped slightly compared with three months ago, the finances of Irish households are in a better state than at any poi(...)

Pictured at the announcement of credit union movement results ahead of year end 2014 was Gerry McConville, manager Dundrum Credit Union; Gretta Fletcher, board of directors at Dundrum Credit Union and Ed Farrell, acting CEO, ILCU. Photograph: Maxwells

Despite concerns over the stability of the credit union sector in recent years, new figures show that confidence remains high, with savings and member(...)

Almost two in five families take out loans or use credit cards to cover the cost of sending their children to college, an Irish League of Credit Unions survey has found. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times.

Almost two in five families are taking out loans or using credit cards to cover the cost of sending their children to college, an Irish League of Cred(...)

Students: College! Stay out all night, sleep in all day, and bring whoever you want home. Parents: Freedom! No more washing, no more moody teens, no m(...)

From l-r: Element Pictures’ Andrew Lowe, Company Pictures’ John Yorke, Element’s Ed Guiney and  show runner Peter McKenna  at a TV3 event in May. Photograph: Brian McEvoy

TV3 is to turn its new soap opera Red Rock into a feast of product placement, offering advertisers the opportunity to promote other brands via the tw(...)

UCC Student Centre. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Leaving Certificate results should be released earlier to help aid the student accommodation crisis, the President of the Union of Students Ireland ((...)

Irish League of Credit Unions headquarters on Mount Street in Dublin . Photograph: Frank Miller/Irish Times

Credit unions could provide billions more in loans to small- and medium-sized businesses if they were allowed to centralise funds within a new structu(...)

Volkswagen has the best reputation among Irish consumers according to a new survey. Photograph: Joel Saget/AFP/GettyImages)

Volkswagen has been named the most reputable organisation in Ireland, according to a new survey, followed by SuperValu and An Post, with Google and Bo(...)

The finances of Irish households are continuing to improve gradually, according to a new (...)