Former English flanker Neil Back, one of TV3’s match analysts for its   Rugby World Cup coverage. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Ireland’s success in retaining the Six Nations title last weekend has helped TV3 to cash in on its exclusive rights of the Rugby World Cup, which kick(...)

Former editor of The Irish Times Geraldine Kennedy arriving at Government Buildings  for a hearing of the banking inquiry. Photograph: Bryan Meade 2:26

Six current and former executives from The Irish Times, Independent News & Media and RTÉ went before the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry yesterday. The(...)

Former editor of The Irish Times Geraldine Kennedy arrives at the Dail for her appearance before the banking inquiry. Photograph:  Bryan Meade/The Irish Times 2:26

Editorial standards at The Irish Times in the years leading up to the financial crash in 2008 were not compromised by revenue from property advertisin(...)

Brian Hayes has campaigned against what he views are “excessive” standard variable mortgage rates  charged by Irish banks since being elected to the European Parliament. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission has told Irish MEP Brian Hayes that it does not plan to investigate the standard variable mortgage (...)

 Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin with  finance spokesman Michael McGrath. The party would be prepared to support the payment of a long-term bonus to the new chief executive of AIB. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Earlier this month, I reported that Fianna Fáil would be prepared to support the payment of a long-term bonus to the new chief executive of AIB to hel(...)

Former Italian prime minister Mario Monti warned anti-Brussels sentiment and rising populism in France threatened to blow the bloc’s Franco-German axis apart. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Aramark eyes Avoca US food services group Aramark Corporation is lining up a takeover bid for the Avoca retail chain, and could make an offer within w(...)

The showcase race at the Easter Festival is the Boylesports Irish Grand National, which this year has an increased prize pot of €275,000

It will plate about 2,100 corporate dinners, serve about 32,000 pints of beer and attract 1,000 visitors from Britain. This year’s Easter Festi(...)

IFSC in Dublin: 5,000 new fintech jobs would represent a doubling in employment in this burgeoning part of the IFSC. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

Some 5,000 jobs could be created in Ireland in the “fintech” industry over the next five years, according to an analysis by professional services firm(...)

Irish property developer Johnny Ronan:  Believed to be just days away from exiting from Nama

Irish property developer Johnny Ronan is believed to be just days away from exiting from the National Asset Management Agency. The Irish Times (...)

The economic recovery and increasing numbers of overseas visitors has boosted business at the K Club

Revenues at the five-star K Club hotel and golf resort in Kildare, which is owned by Irish businessman Michael Smurfit, rose 10 per cent last year to(...)