It was a good day for Paddy Power, with shares rising 0.9 per cent to €69.85, a near all-time high. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Global equity markets and crude oil rose yesterday after more data pointed to an improving US economy, helping to offset intensified worries ab(...)

The letter about the local property tax ar(...)

Euro group president Jeroen Dijsselbloem issued a statement yesterday evening after his comments on euro-zone banking policy caused market turbulence. Photograph: Reuters

Euro group president Jeroen Dijsselbloem was forced to issue a statement yesterday evening after comments he made about a change in euro-zone b(...)

Media group INM is looking to restructure debts of some ¤400 million

Media group Independent News & Media (INM) confirmed this morning that it is in "constructive discussions" with its syndicate of banks in r(...)

Dardis Clarke and Elisa Marie Robinson at the opening of the Absolut Classics exhibition in the Rubicon Gallery, St Stephens Green, Dublin in 2001

Dardis Clarke, who has died aged 73, was a former chairman of Poetry Ireland, life member of the National Union of Journalists and champion of (...)

Pat Farrell, who has been appointed BoI head of Communications. Photograph: Eric Luke

Irish Banking Federation chief executive Pat Farrell has decided to leave the industry representative body to join Bank of Ireland as its new h(...)

Darren O'Rourke (left), Sinn Fein candidate, canvassing Brian Coombes at Duleek, Co Meath. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

If there is one thing that distinguishes the people of Meath from all other counties, it is their unerring ability to insert the phrase “no bot(...)

AIB Headquarters in Ballsbridge Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O'Brien

AIB has placed a portfolio of seven senior loans with a par value of £200 million on the market. The portfolio, called Project River, is expect(...)

It is extraordinary the extent to which the banking sector is behind so many of the woes that litter the business pages of newspapers across t(...)

Chief executive Richie Boucher and chief financial officerAndrew Keating present Bank of Ireland’s annual results. The group announced a ¤1.5 billion loss in 2012. David Sleator/The Irish Times

The board of directors and other top staff at Bank of Ireland earned over €2.5 million last year according to the bank’s annual report released(...)