President Michael D Higgins talks with New South Wales’ Governor David Hurley as they walk in the garden with Frances Fitzgerald at Government House in Sydney. Photograph: Steve Christo/Getty Images

President Michael D Higgins has encouraged Australian entrepreneurs to work in Ireland “as a bridge” to the European Union and Irish companies to work(...)

President Michael D Higgins addressing the Parliament of Western Australia in Perth earlier this month. Enterprise Ireland and the IDA are using his state visit to promote Irish exports and inward investment into Ireland.  Photograph: Richard Wainwright/EPA

Some 14 Irish companies are expected to announce deals in Australia over the course of President Michael D Higgins’s state visit, which is currently u(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.   There is  limited room for manoeuvre in the budget, with tax receipts still running behind target

When the College of Cardinals, the Catholic Church’s most senior officials, shuffle into the Sistine Chapel to deliberate on the election of a new pop(...)

“The pharma industry makes a huge contribution to the Irish economy in terms of jobs and manufacturing exports, and is one of our fastest-growing sectors,” said Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald.

Cork has received a significant jobs boost today with confirmation by Janssen Sciences Ireland that it is to invest more than €300 million in an expan(...)

Martin Shanahan said IDA Ireland has witnessed a “strong pipeline of projects” in the first half of 2018

The head of IDA Ireland has warned of the need for steps to be taken to safeguard the country’s competitiveness. Appearing before the Committee of Pu(...)

Brian Conroy, president of Fidelity International as the company announced 250 additional jobs for its Dublin office. Photograph: Maxwell Photography

Global investment company Fidelity International will create 250 new jobs at its Dublin office, it announced on Wednesday. Having set up in Ireland i(...)

Veritas, which deals in multi-cloud data management, will create 250 new jobs.

Tech company Veritas is to create 250 new jobs by 2019 following the opening of a multimillion research and development centre in Dublin. The firm, w(...)

US bond rating agency Kroll has signalled its intention to open its European HQ in Dublin. Photograph: iStock

US-based Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) will create 100 jobs in Dublin over the next three years as it opens its European headquarters in the city. (...)

A photograph taken on February 23rd, 2017, showing President Trump and Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier during a meeting with manufacturing CEOs in the White House. Photograph: Getty Imagescc

The resignation of Merck chief executive Kenneth Frazier from one of US president Donald Trump’s business panels has highlighted the growing tendency (...)

The Irish Financial Services Centre: 15 of the world’s top 20 banks now have operations in Ireland. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Fifteen of the world’s top 20 banks now have operations in Ireland as fallout from the UK’s vote to leave the European Union continues. IDA Ireland c(...)