Coillte has identified up to 25 of its land parcels that are suitable for large-scale windfarms

Coillte, the State forestry agency, has appointed advisers to help it seek out a joint venture partner to develop over €1 billion of wind energy asset(...)

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(...)

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(...)

This year’s awards span 25 categories, ranging from business and politics to showbiz and sport

The Irish Times has received more nominations than any other newspaper in the shortlist for this year’s national Journalism Awards, with more than twi(...)

Television news reporters broadcast reports on Spanish stock prices from the Madrid Stock Exchange on Wednesday. Photograph: Angel Navarrete/Bloomberg

Global shares fluctuated slightly on Wednesday ahead of the release of minutes for the US Federal Reserve’s policy meeting. Traders in Europe were so(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe  announced a tripling of the stamp duty payable by purchasers in commercial property transactions. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has announced commercial stamp duty refunds to purchasers of residential sites, if they start building homes on t(...)

George Hook will be off the air at Newstalk until December when he will start a new weekend show.

Broadcaster George Hook is to permanently “step down” from his weekday lunchtime slot at Newstalk following the furore over his on-air comments recent(...)

The founder of French broadband internet provider Iliad, Xavier Niel. Photograph: EPA/POOL Philippe Wojazer

France’s richest technology billionaire knew sex would sell on the internet even before the World Wide Web was invented. Xavier Niel learned the art(...)

Tony O Reilly Jnr speaking during a Providence EGM in 2011. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Forecourt retailer Applegreens gross profit rose 20 per cent in the first six months of the year, driven by strong fuel margins in Ireland and the UK.(...)

A restructuring of Yahoo’s entities in Ireland on the eve of its $4.5 billion takeover by Verizon freed up €815 million, which was then sent tax-free from a Dublin company to Yahoo in the Netherlands, company documents reveal

A restructuring of Yahoo’s entities in Ireland on the eve of its $4.5 billion takeover by Verizon freed up €815 million, which was then sent tax-free (...)