Ires chairman Colm O’Nualláin “has indicated that he wishes to pursue business and other opportunities,” the company said. Photograph: David Sleator

Irish Residential Properties Reit, the State’s largest private landlord, said its chairman Colm O’Nualláin will retire at the end of next month follow(...)

Shelly McNamara and Yvonne Farrell, of Grafton Architects: their appointment as curators of next year’s Venice Biennale of architecture feels like a major step. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

“The ghosts of modern architecture.” That memorable phrase is how architectural historian Beatriz Colomina describes women’s status in the profession(...)

‘Very provocative’: interior of House 4, Firhouse, by Taka Architects. Photograph: Alice Clancy

The chief appeal of the New Irish Architecture 28: AAI Awards book, published by Gandon Editions, is the insight it gives into the conversations that (...)

Shares in Next have fallen by 21 per cent so far this year, following a profit warning from the retailer in early January.

Grafton Group’s chairman of six weeks, Michael Roney, has been picked to hold the same role at under-pressure clothes retailer Next from August. Mr (...)

Yvonne Farrell and Shelly McNamara, of Grafton Architects, at their office in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara of Grafton Architects – the Dublin-based practice which recently won the RIBA International Prize – have been name(...)

Overall, retail revenues were up 5.6 per cent on a constant currency basis last year

Builders merchanting and DIY group Grafton ended last year strongly with revenues rising 13.4 per cent to £2.51 billion (€2.87 billion)from £2.21 bill(...)

Iseq heavyweight CRH is among Investec’s top stock picks.

Investec analysts in Dublin upgraded their view on recruitment firm CPL’s shares to buy on Wednesday as they included companies ranging from Dalata H(...)

Michael Chadwick:  The nonexecutive director and chairman of the Grafton Group chairman  is being replaced by Michael Roney. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Builders merchanting and DIY group Grafton has confirmed the appointment of Michael Roney as nonexecutive director and chairman of the group. Mr Rone(...)

Gillian Bowler, pictured during her time as Irish Life and Permanent chairwoman. Photograph: David Sleator

Gillian Bowler, pioneering founder of Budget Travel and one of the best-known figures in Irish business, has died following an illness. She was 64. M(...)

Grafton Group CEO Gavin Slark. The group’s   shares fell by as much as 1.7 per cent on Wednesday to £5.77 (€6.73). Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Shares in Grafton Group fell in early trading in London on Wednesday as the builders’ merchant and DIY retailer is set to be relegated from one of Eu(...)