In Dublin, Permanent TSB was a main mover, closing up 2.3 per cent at €4.45. Photograph: Alan Betson

European shares recovered from early losses after better-than-expected confidence data offset concerns about China’s slowdown. The Stoxx 600 f(...)

Latest accounts for CityJet show it achieved turnover of €177.3 million in 2014, down from €220.5 million a year earlier. Photograph: Mac Innes Photography

Irish airline CityJet reduced its pretax losses by 21 per cent last year to €30.5 million, a period when the company ceased to be owned by Air(...)

Cyril Roux, deputy governor, Central Bank. Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Public sector pay restrictions will continue to hamper the Central Bank of Ireland’s ability to retain key staff at a time when better condi(...)

Iput chief executive Niall Gaffney:  “Demand at the moment is outstripping supply and will do in my view for the next three years. We don’t see oversupply in the market for some time.” Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Make hay while the sun shines might be a good personal motto right now for Iput’s chief executive Niall Gaffney. On his watch, the Irish pr(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said the Central Bank is independent under the statute covering the European System of Central Banks. Photographer: Frantzesco Kangaris/Bloomberg

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has said the Central Bank of Ireland did not seek his permission to issue retention payments to staff. T(...)

Collectively, the credit unions have assets of €43.6 million. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Members of the ESB staff credit union will vote on Friday on whether to pursue mergers with three other credits unions in Dublin. St Patric(...)

AIB is reorganising its financial structure in advance of an IPO Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

AIB has successfully raised €500 million in additional Tier 1 capital following strong demand from investors. The coupon for the initial fixe(...)

Sherry FitzGerald is Ireland’s biggest estate agent, selling more than 5,000 units  of residential properties last year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Profits at estate agent Sherry FitzGerald bounced back spectacularly in 2014 following a strong recovery in the Irish residential and commercial marke(...)

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(...)