A computer-generated image of the Brewhouse 2 building at St James’s Gate, when repurposed as a headquarters office for Diageo Ireland staff.

Permission for multimillion-euro project at Brewhouse 2 to be sought from council

According to Daft, the average monthly rent nationally stood at €1,567 in the first quarter of this year, up 11.7%   or €160 on the same period in 2021

Report shows annual rent inflation rose to five-year high of 11.7% in first quarter of 2022 as supply of properties slumped to new(...)

 Uniphar CEO  Ger Rabbette. The company’s strong performance in recent years has been driven by acquisition.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Healthcare group accounts for over a fifth of the retail pharmacy market in the Republic

The Bewley’s cafe on Grafton Street, which is part of a €300 million property portfolio that Johnny Ronan is seeking to refinance with new backers. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

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JP Morgan Chase chief executive Jamie Dimon, left,  on a visit last weekend to Clonakilty, west Cork to meet employees from Global Shares, which it is set to acquire. He was welcomed by Taoiseach Micheál Martin. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

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Institutional investors have shunned Dublin 2 for investments recently, as online shopping impacts on retail stores in Grafton Street and other parts of the city centre.

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Gallagher Shatter’s longest-serving  partner Aidan Reynolds has joined Keith Walsh Solicitors

Former minister for justice Alan Shatter was partner in company and is now retired

Pat Rigney, founder of the Shed Distillery in Co Leitrim, outside its €3.5 million visitor centre in Drumshanbo. Photograph: Brian Farrell

Shed Distillery in Co Leitrim made profit of €2.8m last year and plans to expand capacity

 Michael O’Flynn: ‘Without a functioning property industry you will not have a functioning economy and the sooner people realise that the better.’ Photograph:  Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Lack of zoned land at the heart of housing crisis and that’s down to poor planning

AIB chief executive Colin Hunt. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Group seeks to acquire €6bn of performing tracker and linked loans

Want to save money on your streaming services? There are deals and discounts to be had if you’re prepared to switch around, writes Ciara O’Brien in this week’s technology feature. Photograph: iStock

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Elon Musk’s €42 billion offer for Twitter has been accepted by the social media giant. Photograph: Hannibal Hanschke/Pool Photo via AP

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Ciarán Hancock, business editor at The  Irish Times presents the Distinguished Leader in Business Award to Pat McCann, former chief executive of Dalata hotel group at the The Irish Times Business Awards 2021. Photograph:  Conor McCabe.

Former Dalata Hotel Group CEO led company on to Dublin and London stock markets

 Ciarán Hancock, The Irish Times Business editor and Oliver Wall, chief of staff and head of corporate affairs at  Bank of Ireland, present the award  for The  Irish Times Business Person of the Year 2021 to Anne Heraty, co-founder and former chief executive  of CPL Resources. Photograph: Conor McCabe.

Entrepreneur sold CPL Resources to Japanese group Outsourcing for €318m

Tom O’Connor, chief executive officer of Version 1. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Business has trebled in size since founders were bought out in 2017

Vinyl records sales are driving revenue at Irish retailer Golden Discs, accounting for between 40 and 50 per cent of its income, its chief executive Stephen Fitzgerald has said. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Company looking to add two new shops this year

Ken Fennell of Deloitte who has agreed to join UK advisory firm Interpath, which is planning to became a major player in the Irish market.  Photograph Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

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Manchester City’s Phil Foden: In November, his employer signed up to an odd marketing partnership, with 3Key, a crypto company. Photograph: Catherine Ivill/Getty Images

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The price of farm land is set to rise by 6 per cent this year, according to a new report. Photograph: iStock

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A computer generated image of Quintain Ireland’s €250 million residential development in Cherrywood, south Dublin.

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Irish golfer Shane Lowry  at  Augusta National course in the US wearing kit featuring his new sponsor Wayflyer

The Irish golfer will act as a global brand ambassador at the Masters

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary. The outlook for the airline is positive in spite of large losses recorded last year. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

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EY managing partner Frank O’Keeffe. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Deal is subject to merger clearance by competition watchdog

British government plans to prevent ferry companies operating out of UK ports paying below the country’s minimum wage could have implications for Irish Ferries. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

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Ryaniar chief executive Michael O’Leary has sees a switch to greener aviation fuels as enabling the airline to meet its climate change targets. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

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Developer Johnny Ronan is looking to refinance €142 million of loans attached to 12 properties, after receivers were appointed last week over the assets. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / THE IRISH TIMES

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Apple CEO Tim Cook announces a new lineup of products during a special event in California. Photograph:  Brooks Kraft/Apple Inc. via Getty Images

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 Aer Rianta chief executive Ray Hernan in the Duty Free area of Dublin Airport. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

After a tough two years, Ray Hernan says company is smaller but well set up for the future

Donald McDonald, managing director of Brown Thomas Arnotts, at the retailer’s new 62,000 sq ft store at Dundrum Town Centre, which has cost €12 million. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

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Facebook owner Meta could have to suspend data transfers to the US from Europe following a draft ruling from the data protection commissioner Helen Dixon. Photograph: CHRIS DELMAS/AFP via Getty Images

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‘We’re not buying carbon offsets off the shelf from some Amazonian forest that we don’t know about. We’re actually generating the carbon credits domestically,’ says Iput chief executive Niall Gaffney. Photograph: Laura Hutton

Company partnering with A&L Goodbody to create Ireland’s most sustainable building

Dublin City Council currently owns 62 acres of the site, with the golf club holding 10.6 acres. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Developer proposes members move to new course on Haughey’s Abbeville estate

A computer-generated image of what the adjoining premises on Dawson Street owned by the Royal Irish Automobile Club and Tetrarch Capital would have looked like had the redevelopment gone ahead.

Construction bill for new Royal Irish Automobile Club premises with hotel rose 51%

Can Revolut replace your traditional bank account? Photograph: Thiago Prudencio/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

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Airlines are concerned that delays in processing new background checks on aviation workers could impact on their operations. Photograph: Colin Keegan / Collins Dublin

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Willie Walsh, the director general of the International Air Transport Association, has warned that air fares will rise as airlines implement measures to hit sustainability targets. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

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Web Summit chief Paddy Cosgrave has hit back at bullying claims made by former business partner Daire Hickey saying there were aimed at damaging him in the tech community. Photograph: Antonio Cotrim / EPA

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Howth Castle: Developers propose including picnic and play areas, a falconry and petting farm, and a garden centre.

Transformation of castle and site into retail, food and tourist destination to cost €10m

A branch of FBD Insurance in Dublin. The insurer has taken a reputational hit with the SME sector by its reluctance to pay out on some business interruption cover for losses due to pandemic restrictions until ordered to do so by the courts. Photograph: iStock

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Modmo founder Jack O’Sullivan. The entrepreneur has secured €5 million in backing from Irish property developer Sean Mulryan.

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Housing starts are back at Celtic Tiger levels, according to estate agent Sherry FitzGerald. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

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Denis O’Brien’s Digicel telecoms group is set for a jury trial in April in the US in a case it has taken against a rival for allegedly defrauding it out of millions of dollars on international calls. Photograph: Ken Cedeno/Digital/Corbis via Getty Images

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  Mason Hayes & Curran’s managing partner Declan Black: ‘We were the classic V-shaped recovery.’ Photograph:  Eric Luke

Irish firm worked with AIB, Facebook and LetsGetChecked among others last year

The Bank of England has already increased interest rates in the UK, while the US Federal Reserve has signalled three rate rises for this year. File photograph: Getty

Inflationary pressures cited as reason for possible increase

The existing Penneys store in Dundrum. The Irish retailer has confirmed plans to move to a larger shop in the centre, to open in mid 2023.

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Penneys in the Dundrum Town Centre. The retailer will relocate to a bigger site in the centre, giving it an additional 64% of retail space.

Retailer to spend almost €15m on new store – second and third floors of former House of Fraser

Frank O’Keeffe, EY managing partner. ‘We are investing nearly $1 billion in our assurance business’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Interview: Frank O’Keeffe, EY managing partner on growth, innovation and auditing

Buymie chief executive Devan Hughes said the company will look at raising additional funding from investors to fund its planned growth. Photograph:  Crispin Rodwell

Founder says online grocery app turned profitable last year

Consumer advocate Brendan Burgess has told the CCPC that it should force Permanent TSB to stop applying different interest rates for new and existing mortgage customers and imposing higher costs on top-up loans, before clearing the bank’s planned purchase of much of Ulster Bank’s loan book. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

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Ireland’s Ronan Kelleher scores a try against France in last year’s Six Nations rugby championship. RTE is offering ad packages for its coverage of the 2022 tournament. Photograph: ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

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Dunnes Stores’s   UK entity closed 2020 with net liabilities of £10.4 million. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Entity hit by the value of certain properties on its books as well as admin expenses

Brendan McDonagh, chief executive of Nama. He says 2021 was another year of ‘strong performance’ for the State agency. Photograph: Alan Betson

Agency says it has funded and facilitated 23,155 new homes over past six years

Eugene McCague retired from Arthur Cox in 2017 having worked with the leading Irish law firm for almost 30 years. Photograph: Dara MacDónaill

McCague expected to be ‘eyes and ears’ in market here for the global banking giant

Patrick Bewley, a former managing director of Bewley’s,  has died at the age of 77. Photograph: Bewley’s

Dubliner was the last member of the Bewley family to be involved in the coffee business

Thérapie Medical Group’s new fertility clinic in Carrickmines in Dublin. The health and beauty group has expanded its operations significantly in the past 18 months.

Irish cosmetic and fertility treatments group has spent heavily on expansion since late 2020

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The latest accounts for Dubray Books Ltd cover a 17-month period to the end of January 2021.

Accounts show Irish retailer made a profit of €927,000 despite Covid-19 lockdowns

A computer generated image of Tetrarch’s proposed residential development on a portion of lands of the Howth Estate.

Company proposes 195 units for retirees and 50 affordable houses for first-time buyers

Ballymore chairman Sean Mulryan says the plan  offers a mix of ‘dynamic and contemporary building designs’. Photograph: Alan Betson

The mixed-use scheme beside Connolly Station will include 187 residential units

Conor McGregor has received planning permission to extend his house in Kildare.

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Vertical Aerospace Group has characterised its aircraft as ‘flying taxis’, with plans to build vertiports to allow for takeoff, landing and the recharging of the aircraft in major cities around the world

Aircraft will carry four passengers and designed to fly distances of about 100 miles

Iarnród Éireann’s chief executive Jim Meade, left, global CEO/chairman of Alstom Henri Poupart-Lafarge, and Anne Graham, chief executive of the National Transport Authority pictured at the Iarnród Éireann’s Inchicore Works to formally sign a contract for new Dart carriages. Photograph: Jason Clarke

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‘Bunq is Europe’s leading digital bank and its capabilities will allow Capitalflow to continue to digitise our business model,’ says Capitalflow chief executive Ronan Horgan.

Capitalflow owner’s deal may give access to cheaper funds and bring loan book to €1.2bn

A house being retrofitted. Glenveagh chief executive Stephen Garvey believes it could cost up to €70,000 to property retrofit an Irish home. Photograph: iStock

Outlay would bring home up to A-rated standard

The average deposit needed to buy a home is now €52,500 for a first-time buyer, according to a new report. Photograph: iStock

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The Dublin-based company is organised into two business units: advanced components (antenna, radio frequency and audio), and advanced technologies (end-to-end solutions for smart waste, and deep-tech engineering for customised solutions such as autonomous vehicles).

Dividend paid by technology company more than doubled to $3.3m

Allianz is one of the country’s biggest general insurers, with more than 700,000 customers

Firm’s Irish insurance arm was concerned about potential reputational risk to its business

Former Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley has designed an 18-hole championship golf course for the Kinsealy lands.  Photograph:  Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

Paul McGinley drafted in as part of property group’s bid to secure club site for housing

David Paterson, CFO of Pennys/Primark at Penneys, Mary Street, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

David Paterson says retailer can manage to be both sustainable and affordable in future

Penneys store on Mary Street, in Dublin city centre, the location of its first ever shop. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Retailer to expand trading space by 20% including large store in the Square in Tallaght

Cork property developer Michael O’Flynn, who has teamed up with JP McManus and John Magnier to seek to develop 860 acres of land in Liffey Valley for housing, a public park and other amenities.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / THE IRISH TIMES

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Developer Michael O’Flynn, who has teamed up with billionaire JP McManus and stud farm owner John Magnier  to develop the site in west Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Plan includes 5,000-plus homes, 265-acre park and other amenities in Liffey Valley

The Beacon Hospital in Sandyford, Co Dublin made a loss of €2 million last year. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

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Latest accounts for Beacon Medical Group Sandyford Ltd show that it made a loss for the year to the end of December 2020 of just under €2 million. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins

Turnover at private hospital rose to €152.2m last year, accounts show

Living Canvas, a new public art initiative by Iput Real Estate in partnership with Dublin City Council offering a digital platform for artists to showcase their work. Photograph: Laura Hutton

Venture by Irish property developer to support work of 16 local and international

Aer Lingus is eyeing flights to Miami as part of its schedule for next year. Photograph: Tom Honan for The Irish Times.

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Cinemagoing experienced a strong rebound in October, helped by the delayed release of the latest James Bond movie, No Time to Die, according to data from Revolut. Photograph: Nicola Dove© 2020 DANJAQ, LLC AND MGM.

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Kennedy Wilson’s prospectus shows that the Shelbourne Hotel’s revenue declined by 12 per cent in the first nine months of this year. Photograph: Eric Luke

Filing by US real estate firm also details decline in revenue at Shelbourne Hotel

A window display at Trinity College’s Science Gallery on Pearse Street: Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Trinity facility, which last week told staff it would close over losses, sees income dip 22%

Virgin Media Ireland chief executive Tony Hanway: “This year we will probably add 12,000 homes to the network. For us, new housing development is good news.” Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Liberty Global Irish arm to invest in full fibre and fastest broadband speeds

Staff at Trinity’s Science Gallery preparing for the current  exhibition which opened in October.

Staff at facility told that it would close due to mounting losses

Representatives from Trinity College and Government officials met on Tuesday to see if a proposal can be worked out that could save the Science Gallery on Pearse Street from closing.  Photograph Nick Bradshaw

University board decides tomorrow on whether to press ahead with closure

Angeline Ball as Emer Berry and Wouter Hendrickx as Christian De Jong in Hidden Assets. Shooting for the drama was delayed by the pandemic.  Photograph:  Guillaume Van Laethem/Saffron Pictures/RTÉ/AcornTV

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BIAS is the latest free exhibition at Science Gallery at TCD. The university has announced that the Science Gallery will close next year. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Simon Harris contacts Trinity provost over closure plan

For business customers, products and services remain available but for existing customers only. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Bank will contact personal customers early next year to give them six months’ notice

A woman using her phone under a logo of Facebook. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

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Biomedical student Jessica Okpeaye and Jennifer MacNeill at the Science Gallery. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Staff informed of decision Thursday with gallery expected to close for good in February

Relm Finance has launched its fourth fund of about €300 million for commercial real estate and residential investment. It is led by Armand Lako, left, and chief executive Paul Dowling. Photograph: Shane O’Neill

More than €300 million potentially available to be drawn down

Telstra has agreed to acquire Digicel Pacific for $1.6 billion.

O’Brien will sit on board controlling network after $1.6bn Australian government backed deal

The Doyle Collection chain comprises eight high-end properties in Ireland, Britain and Washington DC, including the five-star Westbury, just off Grafton Street in Dublin (pictured). Photograph:  Gareth Chaney/Collins

Group posts pretax loss of €90m in 2020 compared with €8.4m profit in 2019

Eason’s flagship store on O’Connell Street. The retailer has yet to find a buyer for the property. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Online sales and Dubray books division helped retailer through six-month closure

The Central Mental Hospital site at Dundrum in Dublin. Charging for parking spaces would be aimed at discouraging car usage. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Housing development at Central Mental Hospital site in south Dublin being led by Land Development Agency

Paschal Donohoe: ‘I believe that as far into the future as I can politically see we will be consumed with implementing this agreement’. Photograph: Julien Behal

‘It became evident to me that the conclusion would happen sooner than I originally thought’

An Eir retail outlet in Dublin. The company was the worst performer among a group of 151 companies rated for their customer service during the past year. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

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A shopper in Penneys on Mary Street, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

City centre stores ‘haven’t recovered at the same pace’ from pandemic constraints

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe and Michael McGrath, Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform outside Government Buildings prior to the announcement of Budget 2021.  Photograph: Crispin Rodwell for the Irish Times

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Maxol chief executive Brian Donaldson says installing banks of rapid chargers across its company-owned petrol stations could cost  €90m. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images

Fuel group boss says planning permission would have to be sought for each sub-station

Patrick Guilbaud (69) in his restaurant at Dublin’s Merrion hotel, which has earned two Michelin stars. “I would love to have three, no question about that,” he says. Photographs: Dara Mac Dónaill

After 40 years in Dublin’s restaurant business the French restauranteur still aims for the elusive third Michelin star

House asking prices have risen by 9 per cent in the past year, according to two separate reports. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

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