Compliance check: The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission focuses on stopping practices that harm consumers. Photograph: Thinkstock

The State’s consumer watchdog took action against 62 businesses last year for a range of offences. The Competition and Consumer Protection Commissio(...)

Paul Gogarty, an Independent general election candidate, said that the motion was meant to prevent overdevelopment. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A compromise designed to end a row between New Generation Homes and South Dublin County Council has left the housebuilder facing conflicting demands f(...)

Developer Garrett Kelleher: could be hit with a  damages bill over his involvement in a €60 million insurance claim

A US court could hit Irish developer Garrett Kelleher with a large damages bill arising out of his involvement in a €60 million insurance claim if a (...)

 Paul Gogarty: he said he and his colleagues were trying to prevent over-development in the area. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Builder New Generation Homes is set to clash with county councillors who are bidding to have a site that it has already earmarked for housing rezoned (...)

Fruit importer Fyffes added 3.41 per cent to end the day at €1.396

European shares fell on Tuesday as oil dropped again and investors weighed earnings from a number of companies, including BP and UBS. Dealers noted(...)

Shares in the newly-merged Paddy Power Betfair were trading at €138.45 in the mid afternoon of their first day of trading on the Irish Stock Exchange on Tuesday – valuing it at more than €10 billion.

Shares in the newly-merged Paddy Power Betfair were trading at €138.45 in the mid afternoon of their first day of trading on the Irish Stock Exchange (...)

The case now looks set to go to a full trial and Mr Justice Brian McGovern has scheduled it for May 3rd in the High Court

O’Flynn Capital Partners’s (OFCP) High Court challenge to Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council’s decision to refuse planning for a €75 million housin(...)

Belfast developer Paddy McKillen: he and four other builders are  understood to have   raised concerns with Brussels officials about the State agency’s involvement in office developments. Photograph:  Yui Mok/PA Wire

The builders challenging plans of the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) to construct 20,000 homes have broadened their complaint to include the(...)

Customer and employee records and intellectual property were the most common targets, according to PwC. Photograph:  Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images

Criminal activity online, such as theft of intellectual property and customer records, cost businesses around the world an average of €2.3 million la(...)

David Drumm: His solicitors wrote to the DPP stating that he would return voluntarily to face trial and abide by the strictest conditions if the State agreed not to oppose bail. Photograph: Josh Reynolds

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm’s lawyers have offered surety of more than €100,000 if the State agrees not to oppose bail should (...)