Bus Éireann made a loss of €9.3 million last year and relies on the support of CIÉ to continue as a going concern. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

FBD’s share price was battered somewhat as Hurricane Ophelia blew across Ireland, while businesses in all other sectors of the economy assessed the da(...)

People watch waves splash over a wall on the Coast Road, Clontarf, ahead of Hurricane Ophelia hitting Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Ireland’s benchmark Iseq overall index had fallen by over 3 per cent by mid-day on Monday with insurer FBD amongst the lunchtime losers. Share in FBD(...)

Former INM chief executive Robert Pitt (left) walks past company chairman Leslie Buckley at the media group’s AGM in August. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

With Robert Pitt having taken his leave of Independent News & Media on Friday, after agreeing an exit deal with the company, the focus now turns t(...)

Bayer was one of the biggest boosts to the Stoxx 600, up 1.2 per cent after BASF agreed to buy parts of its seed and herbicide businesses. Photograph: Paulo Whitaker/Reuters

Ireland’s benchmark Iseq index edged up by 0.44 per cent on Friday on a day of light volume and few significant stock moves. In Europe, it was a more(...)

New INM interim chief executive Michael Doorly pictured at the media group’s annual meeting in Dublin in August. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Michael Doorly has been appointed interim group chief executive at Independent News & Media (INM), the company confirmed on Friday. Mr Doorly, wh(...)

Robert Pitt is to leave INM on Friday.

Robert Pitt, chief executive of INM has parted ways with the company. It is understood that Michael Doorly, the company secretary and chief risk offic(...)

Robert Pitt is leaving as chief executive of Independent News & Media in a deal to end a boardroom row. Photograph: Bryan Meade

Robert Pitt, who is leaving as chief executive of Independent News & Media in a deal to end a boardroom row, is understood to have negotiated a su(...)

INM chief executive Robert Pitt (left) walks past chairman Leslie Buckley at the media group’s annual meeting in August. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

It is understood that Michael Doorly, the company secretary and chief risk officer at Independent News & Media (INM), will take over as interim c(...)

  Apple for Athenry: A group  supporting the planned Apple data centre in Galway celebrate after the judicial review rejected both challenges to  the project. Photograph: Courtpix

More than two and a half years after Apple first announced it would invest €850 million in a data centre in Athenry, it all came down to a judicial re(...)

By including Today FM, which has nothing at all to do with the original issue, in its fatwa, Denis O’Brien’s Communicorp has declared the separation, and editorial independence, of Newstalk and Today FM a fiction. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

There are two excellent reasons to stay silent on the fatwa pronounced by Denis O’Brien’s Communicorp group against Irish Times journalists appearing (...)