Eugene O’Callaghan, fund director, of  the Irish Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) expects it to commit between €500 million and €1 billion to projects in the Republic this year.

The State-backed Irish Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) expects to commit between €500 million and €1 billion to projects in the Republic this year.Th(...)

Nick Ashmore, CEO of Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

This time it will be different. If ever there was a phrase synonymous with financial folly and pre-crash delusion, this is it. It was resurrected l(...)

A senior Fine Gael figure has said it is time for Irish political parties to think about reviving Charlie McCreevy’s National Pension Reserve Fund.Du(...)

Prof Philip Lane of Trinity College Dublin arrving at the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry at Leinster House in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Budget surpluses recorded during the boom years should have been put away for a rainy day rather than used to fund tax cuts and ramped-up spending, th(...)

State Street’s headquarters on Sir John Rogerson’s Quay in Dublin.

State Street, the US investment bank, had paid the National Treasury Management Agency compensation of €852,000 as a final settlement, after its cont(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan told Fianna Fáil finance spokesman Michael McGrath that “things are going quite well for AIB”. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Government is not “rushing” into selling AIB but there is the possibility of a sale of some of the bank at the end of next year or in the cours(...)

Fáilte Ireland chairman Michael Cawley said aviation is critical to bringing holidaymakers to the Republic.

The State-backed Irish Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) is looking at a number of opportunities in the tourism sector, but one of its representativ(...)

Above: Filter tanks in the Liffey Works Water Treatment Plant in Ballymore Eustace. Below (left to right): former minister for environment Phil Hogan, Irish Water director John Tierney, and Minister for Environment Alan Kelly. Photographs: The Irish Times.

From Fianna Fáill’s abolishment of water charges in 1978, through to Minister Alan Kelly’s revised package today, here’s a brief history of water cha(...)

AIB chief executive David Duffy has said it was his hope  the State would have its money back in 10 years. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

For some time now AIB has been running a standard information note with its results, trading updates and suchlike to the effect that its shares are ov(...)

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