CRH buoyed by renewed hopes that US president Donald Trump will be able to push through infrastructure spending plans

Irish shares closed higher on Friday, with Iseq index heavyweight CRH buoyed by renewed hopes that US president Donald Trump will be able to push thro(...)

Bank of Ireland, currently the subject of an enforcement investigation by the Central Bank alongside KBC, dropped by 1.93 per cent to €6.649 on Thursday. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

The ongoing tracker mortgage controversy appeared to spook Irish investors on Thursday as the Iseq ended in negative territory. Its European peers, (...)

The Dove’s ad, which has since been removed from Facebook. Photograph: @Naytemua

Dove has apologised after publishing an advert on its Facebook page which showed a black woman turning into a white woman. The brand was accused of (...)

Guinness is sold in more than 150 countries, with 10 million glasses downed every day. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Reuters

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the favourite of them all? That is what we set out to find out a couple of weeks back when took to Twitter to see wh(...)

Unilever chief executive oficer Paul Polman is pursuing a commitment to sustainability.

Unilever has agreed to buy a South Korean cosmetics maker for €2.27 billion ($2.7 billion) from shareholders including Goldman Sachs Group and Bain Ca(...)

Wall Street: Six of the 11 major S&P indexes were lower on Thursday, with the financial index’s 1.59 per cent fall leading the decliners. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

European shares closed in positive territory on Thursday after the European Central Bank reaffirmed its ultra-easy policy stance and said details on t(...)

Denise van Outen, Lucy Kennedy, Jason Byrne and Michelle Visage from ‘Ireland’s Got Talent’, TV3’s big hope for Saturday nights. Photograph: Brian McEvoy

It has been a fortnight of television season launches, with a blitz of celebrity and executive smiles from the grass at Montrose (RTÉ) and the steps o(...)

Procter & Gamble is making a bet that Febreze will still smell as sweet when customers know it contains tetrahydrolinalool.

Procter & Gamble is making a bet that Febreze will still smell as sweet when customers know it contains tetrahydrolinalool. The world’s largest (...)

Led by the high profile businessman Martin Sorrell, WPP said it had been hit in June and July as the likes of Unilever, Nestle and others cut their spending, while demand in the United States deteriorated further, in line with peers.  Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

WPP, the world’s largest advertising group, cut its full-year sales target on Wednesday after consumer goods giants slashed their spending, forcing i(...)

Frances Fitzgerald, Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, has welcomed the new European Union  rules on corporate reporting. Photograph: Eric Luke

New rules requiring Irish companies to publish information on their policies in relation to gender diversity, corruption and the environment, includin(...)