Aisling Bea: “People go to me ‘oh, you’re doing acting now? And would you be interesting in keeping up the acting?’ And I’m there with tears rolling down my face.”

Aisling Bea is drinking a pint of beer outside a bar at the edge of Hollywood next door to an Upright Citizens Brigade venue and across the road from(...)

The 35 aircraft  Apollo Aviation is securitising   are leased to carriers such as American Airlines, Virgin and Viva Aerobús. Photograph: Mike Fuentes/Bloomberg

Irish-based aircraft finance specialist Apollo Aviation will realise $640 million from the securitisation of 35 aircraft leased to carriers such as A(...)

Director Roland Welke’s fluid staging gives every scene its own mood and look

Berlin is a city of ghosts and nowhere is the German capital more haunted than the Friedrichstrasse. Running north to south through Berlin’s historic(...)

Within the Project Eagle portfolio the top 55 properties accounted for £900m. Illustration: The Irish Times/Getty Images

Nama blocked potential bidders for its Northern Ireland loans from hiring local agencies to value the properties against which the debts were secured(...)

U2 perform at the 3 Arena. The Live Nation-controls the companies that run the venue saw profits rise 75 per cent. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Live Nation-controlled group of British and Irish companies that run the Three Arena (3Arena) in Dublin recorded a near 75 per cent jump in profit(...)

Mike Gleaves (left), chief technology officer and founder at Arralis with Eamonn Boland, COO and company secretary: the company’s technology has potential applications from drone guidance systems, airport radar and driverless cars. Photograph: Conor McCabe.

The Irish Times Innovation award for 2016 has been won by an Irish start-up behind a radar chipset with potential applications ranging from air defenc(...)

Destined for demolition, Hawkins House and Apollo House. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Plans to redevelop Hawkins House, announced with great fanfare last June, have run into problems with Dublin City Council’s planners seeking a wide ra(...)

Northern Ireland’s then minister of finance and personnel, Sammy Wilson, was critical of the agency  publicly “auctioning” the portfolio. Photograph: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker

Political pressure led Nama to limit the information it gave potential buyers for Project Eagle, deterring some companies from bidding for the loans,(...)

Spanish group Riu Hotels & Resorts was picked as preferred bidder for the landmark Gresham Hotel on O’Connell Street earlier this month after bidding in excess of €90 million.

The Irish hotel market witnessed almost €140 million of takeover deals in the first half of the year, driven by activity outside Dublin, according to(...)

Drummer turned cookie baker Ralph Rolle: “Success is not about how much money you make. It’s about finishing a thought. The residual might be making money, but once you finish a thought or see a statement through, that is success.”

The term nominative determinism is the idea that a person’s name can influence what they do with their life. A horticulturist with the name Gardiner o(...)