Cork developer Michael O’Flynn says Central Bank governor Philip Lane’s plan to review lending rules later this year had not helped the situation

One of Ireland’s biggest developers has said the country is in the middle of a “housing crisis” partly due to Central Bank restrictions on mortgage l(...)

RSA building in Dundrum, Dublin: some 360 out of 410 staff employed by the company in the Republic will receive pay increases. Photograph: John Reid/Fennell Photography

Ireland’s biggest insurance group RSA has agreed a 2 per cent pay increase for the majority of its staff in the Republic following an agreement with t(...)

Developer Michael O’Flynn at his new development in Lucan. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

“I’m a complete fusspot,” says Michael O’Flynn, standing in the hallway of one of the well-appointed detached houses in his latest housing scheme, Rok(...)

BoI appoints Brian Evans as head of its manufacturing sector team

Bank of Ireland has appointed Brian Evans as head of its manufacturing sector team within its business banking unit, as it seeks to beef up its presen(...)

 Tánaiste and Labour Party leader Joan Burton has unveiled a “Save to Buy” initiative for first-time buyers

(...), which might explain why it hasn’t been dusted off for this campaign. Twitter: @CiaranHancock1(...)

Hotel revenues last year were “very close” to €16m, putting it back at pre-recession levels

The five-star Conrad Hotel in Dublin is getting an €8 million makeover that its owners hope will build on its success last year when it achieved a nea(...)

 The Berkeley Court Hotel,  or Clyde Court, on Lansdowne Road, Dublin, which  closed  on January 1st. Demolition on the building is expected to begin towards the second half   of this month. Photograph: Bryan Meade

Chartered Land, the property group run by Irish developer Joe O’Reilly, has appointed contractors to demolish the former Berkeley Court hotel site in (...)

The Central Bank was legally prohibited from providing emergency liquidity to an insolvent institution

A scoping paper produced in the Department of Finance in January 2008 considered potential guarantee options, nationalisation and letters of comfort f(...)

TV, broadband and phone services. The participants’ prize was won by Ciarán Harty from Caherdavin(...)

Brian Lenihan: any change to the terms of the guarantee would have required “further discussions”. Photograph: Frank Miller

The Government included short-term interbank deposits in its bank guarantee in 2008, despite a request from the European Central Bank president Jean-(...)