Tramore-based People Before Profit representative  Una Dunphy: “We are not getting our proper piece of the pie.”   Photograph: Mary Browne

How do you describe Waterford? It’s a summer evening after rain. In the middle of a warren of small streets up a hill stands Walsh Park, Waterford’s(...)

 Martin Shanahan: ‘We cannot be complacent, these investments will not fall into our laps, they will have to be won’

The head of the IDA has told the MacGill Summer School in Co Donegal he was confident Ireland would see more “Brexit-related investment” in the coming(...)

London’s Canary Wharf financial district. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Two of the US’s biggest banks are preparing to signal plans to expand in Dublin as they prepare for Brexit, in what is likely to result in the additio(...)

Minister for Jobs Frances Fitzgerald said she was “very impressed” by Shopify’s business model. Photograph: Getty Images

Shopify, a Canadian e-commerce company targeting small and medium-sized businesses, is to create 100 jobs over the next 12 months. Known as “gurus”, (...)

Barclays has confirmed it is in talks with regulators to use its Irish unit as its European Union hub following Brexit

The Central Bank of Ireland and Barclays are in talks for the UK bank’s Irish unit to function as Barclays’ European Union hub following Brexit. “Bar(...)

Discovering drugs: “Blue skies research is essential. That is where the biggest value is.  You have to fund research here because you never know: we might crack it.”

For decades now, successive governments have courted big pharma and encouraged them to set up in Ireland and manufacture their drugs. This has created(...)

Artist’s impression of Johnny Ronan’s plan to build Dublin’s tallest building at Tara Street. The idea has been  scuppered.

There were dramatic scenes in Dublin and Wexford this week as at least four insurance brokerages and the industry’s representative body were raided by(...)

IDA Ireland chief executive Martin Shanahan said geopolitical instability was the main threat clients saw affecting their business in Ireland over the next two to three years.

IDA Ireland remains confident of winning jobs from the UK as financial services companies make their exit from the City of London. The pipeline of fo(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar with (from left) Bank of China’s Dublin branch manager Tian Jun; the bank’s chairman, Tian Guoli; and China’s ambassador to Ireland, Dr Yue Xiaoyong. Photograph: Maxwell

It took a little over a fortnight for Theresa May’s Conservatives to strike a deal with Arlene Foster’s DUP, but – while sterling may have climbed to(...)

US bank JP Morgan is buying a landmark office building in Dublin to expand its Irish workforce. Photograph: Getty

Irish authorities say they have clinched deals with more than a dozen London-based banks and finance houses to move some of their operations to Dublin(...)