Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney: Calls for an urgent increase in the EU intervention price for milk to avert a full-blown crisis in rural Ireland. Photograph: Darragh Kane.

Irish dairy farmers are bracing themselves for further falls in milk prices amid fears the current market slump may drive many out of the industry. T(...)

The effort to connect rural Ireland to high-speed broadband has been marked by failure. Photograph: Getty Images

Perhaps the most striking aspect of the Government’s plan to connect rural Ireland to high-speed broadband is the level of market failure involved. In(...)

Bloxham: Demise still being played out in courts. Photograph: The Irish Times

Three years after one of the State’s largest stockbroking firms collapsed amid accounting irregularities and subsequent findings of malpractice, the b(...)

IDA chief executive Martin Shanahan, Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton and Frank Ryan of the IDA, at the mid-year review of foreign investment trends in Ireland.  Photograph: Sara Freund

IDA Ireland has denied the State is losing out on foreign investment because of a lack of grade A office space in Dublin. Chief executive Martin Shan(...)

The seal of the International Monetary Fund is seen on a headquarters building in Washington, DC on July 5, 2015. The euro was dropping against the dollar after early results of the Greece bailout referendum suggested the country rejected fresh austerity demands from EU-IMF creditors. AFP PHOTO/MANDEL NGANMANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says economic recovery in the euro area is now well under way, evidenced by a recovery in domestic demand and a(...)

Consumer prices have begun to rise again even though the State’s annual inflation rate remains negative. The latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) suggest(...)

the company said it expects its pre-tax profits for the year to the end of June to be approximately €13 million. Photograph: Cyril Byrne /Irish Times

Recruitment firm CPL Resources said it has continued to perform well since it reported its half-year results in January, with significant growth in re(...)

All 28 European Union leaders are due to meet next Sunday to discuss support for Greece. Photograph:   Francois Lenoir/Reuters 2:19

German chancellor Angela Merkel has said she hoped to have sufficient reform proposals from Greece this week to be able to ask the German parliament t(...)

British bank Barclays has named KPMG as its new auditor, ending a 119-year relationship with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) amid a British regulatory in(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary attends a new conference in Copenhagen.

Denmark’s trade unions unions will be unable to take industrial action against Ryanair as it plans plans to move its one Copenhagen-based aircraft to (...)