Revenues at the National Convention Centre for all of 2014 were €19.26 million, below the €19.6 million that the business generated over 10 months in 2013. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Revenues at the National Convention Centre are up almost 30 per cent this year, according to its chief executive, Nick Waight. Accounts just released(...)

Hostelworld has reportedly appointed broker Numis Securities to explore options for the company

Hostelworld, the Irish travel website said to be eyeing a €340 million flotation, had a €200 million deficit at the end of last year, its latest accou(...)

Students at St Declan’s Community College, Kilmacthomas, Co Waterford, protesting in 2014 about pylons in the Comeragh region. Photograph: Alan Betson

Grid Link is the biggest and most expensive of three projects EirGrid announced in early 2013. Running 230km from Knockraha in Cork, through Wexford, (...)

Objectors to the plan for a plant near San Francisco say the factory will lead to 300 truck journeys a day through a residential neighbourhood and  boost diesel emissions and dust. Photograph: David Sleator

Irish manufacturer Ecocem’s plans for a €45 million cement plant in California have run foul of locals who claim the project could have a major impact(...)

Siac was restructured in February last year after its owners, the Feighery family, along with a group of other shareholders, invested €10.5 million in the business as part of a rescue plan put together by High Court-appointed examiner, Michael McAteer of Grant Thornton. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill /The Irish Times

Building and engineering group, Siac, earned profits of €1.3 million in the months following its restructuring in early 2014, figures just released sh(...)

Investment solutions firm Brewin Dolphin has said that the world’s developed economies need to spend 60 per cent more than total spent in last 18 years. Photograph: Frank Miller

The Government’s €27 billion capital plan falls short of what experts believe developed countries will need to spend on infrastructure over the comin(...)

Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson with Taoiseach Enda Kenny:  Cerberus wrote the letter ahead of a meeting between the company, Mr Robinson, his special adviser and the north’s then Minister of Finance, Simon Hamilton. Photograph: Alan Betson

US investor Cerberus told Northern Ireland’s First Minister, Peter Robinson, that it would write down developers’ €6 billion debts and cancel person(...)

Nama has urged Mick Wallace to engage with the agency.  Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

State agency Nama has told independent TD Mick Wallace that there is not a “shred of evidence” for his claim that an insider collaborated with US c(...)

Irish-owned packaging giant Ardagh is likely to press ahead with a €2 billion flotation of its metals business on the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Irish-owned packaging giant Ardagh is likely to press ahead with a €2 billion flotation of its metals business on the New York Stock Exchange after p(...)

Kenny Jacobs Ryanair’s chief marketing officer. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons /The Irish Times

Irish airline Ryanair is taking on internet giant Google in its battle against online intermediaries that it says wrongly sell its flights to consumer(...)