Mr Justice Paul McDermott:  removed the protection of the courts from the company.

The High Court has ordered the winding up of Eventelephant, a software firm which creates web pages to advertise and sell tickets for events.The cour(...)

Central Bank clearance has come through for Amarenco, the solar energy investment fund being set up in the IFSC by John Mullins, the former chief exec(...)

Sean Murray  was born into a strongly nationalist family in Dorset Street in Dublin at the dawn of the Irish Free State. His father, who had served with Michael Collins in the War of Independence, died aged just 37, when Sean was 10
 years old

Sean Murray, who has died aged 91, was a former chief chemist at ESB and a man of many talents who was guiding his yacht Icicle to victory on Dublin B(...)

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin said Bill “contains a number of important innovations to update, modernise and enhance Ireland’s FoI legislation”.

The act of deliberately destroying a record is to become an offence under a new Freedom of Information Bill (2012) published yesterday.The Bill was pu(...)

The ESB confirmed yesterday Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Pat Rabbitte wrote  to  it  this week asking it to pay the additional dividend of €65 million this year.

The Government is seeking an extra €65 million dividend from the ESB on top of the €74 million that the State-owned energy group recently paid to the (...)

ESB’s telecoms subsidiary is seeking to build a €400 million super-fast fibre network in partnership with a private telecoms operato

The Cabinet will discuss proposals today to empower the ESB to deepen its involvement in the telecoms sector, an initiative with potential to bring fa(...)

The super-fast fibre network will be strung across ESB poles and run directly into homes and businesses

Vodafone and BT Ireland are vying to partner ESB in building a €400 million super-fast fibre network, which will be strung across ESB poles and run d(...)

The €400 million payment is pending the sale of some of the group’s power plants.

A legal action by ESB workers to block the company from paying up to €478 million in dividends to the Exchequer will get its first airing in court nex(...)

Viridian subsidiary  Energia will launch a domestic service in the Republic offering lower electricity and natural gas prices to householders.

Energy group Viridian plans to enter the Republic’s domestic market in the autumn, raising the prospect of increased competition and lower electricity(...)

Ian Thom, chief executive of Viridian: “We will want to be competitive against the market. You have got be price competitive, otherwise you won’t get off first base.” <QA0>
photograph: paul moane/aurora pa

Irish energy group Viridian has an indirect connection with an offbeat bit of legal history. A month ago, part of its biggest shareholder, Bahrain-bas(...)