Oireachtas Banking Inquiry: Reprt was not fit for purpose, according to many of the 11 committee members, who wanted to rip it up and start again.

(...) the ingredients for its final report.” So said Ciarán Lynch, chairman of the Oireachtas Banking(...)

Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney. Mr Coveney said the Greencore’s strategy and momentum let it in a good position to deliver further progress in its next financial year. (Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times)

Momentum from its investments in the food-to-go sector in both the US and the UK helped Dublin-based food group Greencore drive growth in revenues a(...)

The health insurer paid €6.4 million in wages and salaries to its 114 staff last year, with total staff remuneration running to €10m

Aviva Health paid a dividend of €11 million to its shareholders in 2014, according to accounts just filed by the Irish company. The health insurer, w(...)

Niall Gaffney: Iput’s strategy involves attracting leading global brands. Photograph: Eric Luke

Irish property fund Iput plc has let 7 Hanover Quay in Dublin’s south docklands area to global consulting group Accenture on a lease worth €3.65 milli(...)

Ulster Bank has appointed Gerry Mallon as its new chief executive in the Republic.

  Ulster Bank has appointed Gerry Mallon as its new chief executive in the Republic.He will take up the role in June 2016 and joins from D(...)

 A much-delayed report into what went wrong in the run-up to the collapse of HBOS has heaped severe criticism on its former bosses. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

It’s five years since the plug was pulled on the Bank of Scotland (Ireland) operation by Lloyds Banking Group, having racked up £10.9 billion (€15.53m(...)

  Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) headquarters in Dublin. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The special liquidators of Irish Bank Resolution Corporation have told the judge investigating certain matters at the former bank that it would take o(...)

Mickey O’Rourke, the majority shareholder and co-founder of Setanta Sports. Photograph: Eric Luke

Ireland’s biggest telecoms group Eir is in talks to acquire Setanta Sports, the Dublin-based pay television broadcaster. The Irish Times has learned (...)

Report questions the risk assessment behind BOSI’s rapid expansion Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The decision to aggressively expand Bank of Scotland Ireland’s branch network from the beginning of 2006 was a “blueprint for rapid uncontrolled growt(...)

Irish Life chief executive Bill Kyle said the 150 new roles would result from the continued growth of its defined contribution pensions activities, the expansion of Irish Life Investment Managers and Setanta Asset Management, and growth in its retail business.

Irish Life expects to create 150 new jobs in Ireland next year as part of a five-year growth strategy approved recently by its Canadian parent group (...)