At the Dublin Chamber of Commerce annual dinner last night were:  Greg Clarke, president of the chamber, Bernard Byrne, chief executive of AIB, Gina Quin, chief executive of the chamber  and Jo Malone, the perfume entrepreneur.  Photograph:  Conor McCabe Photography

AIB will be in a position to repay a “very sizeable chunk” of capital to the State in the “not too distant future”, its chief executive Bernard Byrne (...)

 Chair of the Banking Inquiry, Ciaran Lynch TD, at Leinster House, Dublin, in early October 2015. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

(...) the end of June. The inquiry, chaired by Ciarán Lynch of the Labour Party, was this week granted an(...)

Denis O’Brien: Called off the initial public offering  at the 11th hour after investors declined to meet his valuation of the business. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

As Denis O’Brien tells it, he woke up yesterday morning feeling “very happy” at his decision on Tuesday night to pull Digicel’s planned $2 billion (€1(...)

Denis O’Brien: was trying to sell an IPO for a heavily indebted telecoms company whose revenues have flatlined in the past couple of years. Photograph: The Irish Times

(...)’s growth story remains strong. He’ll need to sharpen his sales pitch to pull it off. Twitter: @CiaranHancock(...)

Denis O’Brien has pulled the potential $2 billion flotation of his telecoms company Digicel. Photograph: Reuters

Irish businessman Denis O’Brien has scrapped the potential $2 billion flotation of his Caribbean and Pacific islands telecoms company Digicel less tha(...)

At the Dalata EGM in the Clyde Hotel, Dublin, were (from left) Sean McKeon, company secretary and chief financial officer; John Hennessy, non-executive chairman and Pat McCann, chief executive. Photograph: Maxwells

Irish listed hotel group Dalata has received shareholder approval to raise €160 million in gross proceeds from the issuance of new shares. The move is(...)

Drury PR: Client work during last year included acting for IAG on its bid for Aer Lingus. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Irish public relations agency Drury Porter Novelli returned to the black last year with a profit of €284,452. This compared with a loss of €1.1 milli(...)

The nomination of a successor to outgoing Central Bank governor Patrick Honohan is likely to be settled in the coming days. Final interviews we(...)

Willie Slattery worked for the Central Bank of Ireland for 23 years until 1996. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Irishman Willie Slattery is to step down as an executive vice president of State Street Corporation at the end of this year. He has been based in Lond(...)

Permanent TSB charged 1,372 customers the wrong rate from 2006 onwards. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Central Bank has decided to launch an in-depth investigation of mortgage tracker lending by Irish banks following the recent scandal with Permane(...)