Grant Thornton managing partner Paul McCann announces 250 new jobs alongside Minister of State Eoghan Murphy and Tim Lohan, a partner in financial accounting and advisory services. Photograph: Emily Quinn

Accounting firm Grant Thornton plans to create 250 new jobs in Ireland over the next 18 months, mostly at a newly-established centre of excellence con(...)

It is understood that David Hall, above, is being advised by accounting firm Grant Thornton and that it has had extensive engagement with the Minister for Housing Simon Coveney and his officials. Photograph: Alan Betson

A scheme that would involve purchasing the houses of people who are deep in arrears with their mortgages while allowing the owners to stay in their ho(...)

US national economic director Gary Cohn and treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin unveil the Trump administration’s tax reform proposal in the White House on Wednesday. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

The tax plan put forward by US treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin will, if enacted, mean one significant change. It will remove the current incentive fo(...)

Brendan Foster: “I come from a practical world and I want things to work.” Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

A true-blue Dub, Dublin Chamber of Commerce president Brendan Foster is intensely proud of his Cabra upbringing and the fact he shares an alma mater w(...)

Flynn used his company Benray to buy a stake in Blackrock Clinic in 2006. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A receiver appointed by a Larry Goodman-controlled company is selling developer John Flynn’s stake in Blackrock Clinic, the high-profile private hospi(...)

Local groups along the interconnector’s route oppose its construction on environmental and health grounds. Photograph: David Sleator

A proposed high-powered electricity connector between North and South will cut energy bills by a total of €30 million a year, a report commissioned by(...)

Irish Life forward funded the planned new headquarters for Grant Thornton at Dublin’s  City Quay at a cost of €136 million.

Commercial properties valued at over €470 million were transacted in the first three months of 2017, according to the latest figures compiled by Steph(...)

Cleve Quarter is built around a central service core which incorporates a stairs, two lifts and toilets on each floor

A modern five-storey office block in Cork’s south docklands in on the market at €1.5 million (or around €43.50 per sq ft) through Lisney. The sale of(...)

You know you are high up on the undulating hills of Howth when you can practically eyeball the seagulls. Hilltop House, is the highest property in How(...)

Pia Bang Stokes: debts written off in  personal insolvency arrangement. Photograph: Collins

The High Court has approved the write-off of about €12 million in debt owed by Pia Bang Stokes and her husband, Jeffrey Stokes, who previously ran the(...)