Glenveagh has set itself a target of building 1,000 new homes a year by 2020. Photograph: iStock

Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC has emerged as a major shareholder in Irish housebuilder Glenveagh Properties, which jumped more than 14 per cen(...)

Keelin Shanley will present live coverage  of the budget speech on RTÉ.

When Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe stands up in the Dáil on Tuesday to deliver his budget, RTÉ management will be hoping for a smidgen of good (...)

‘International pay-TV companies  have made massive monies on the back of free Irish-made content.’  File photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

In the midst of parliamentary committee deliberations one occasionally comes across an exchange which encapsulates the stark choices at the centre of (...)

RTÉ’s mast in Donnybrook. The broadcaster believes it should be allowed to charge pay-TV operators for its channels. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Sky will drop RTÉ from its platform if the Government does not continue to oblige the public service broadcaster to offer its channels to pay-TV compa(...)

Calculating the financial fallout from the investment in what once was Telecom Éireann is a tricky business. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

I know you have dealt with the issue of Eircom shares on several occasions but the recent news about the company possibly being sold yet again reminde(...)

Eir said: “Providing best in class technologies such as fibre to the home carries significantly higher costs in rural locations than in urban and suburban locations.” Photo Karl Hussey/ Fennell Photography

Telecoms firms, including Vodafone and BT, are considering a boycott of Eir’s wholesale network in parts of rural Ireland in a row over pricing. The (...)

As part of the new system, operators will have to respond to any porting requests within four hours

A new system streamlining how businesses transfer their phone numbers when switching from one telecoms company to another comes into force in the Repu(...)

Fallout from the Apple case is causing jitters in the boardrooms of some of Ireland’s biggest companies, as Revenue says its tax “opinions” are valid for only five years. Photograph: Ritchie Tongo/EPA

Fallout from the Apple case is causing jitters in the boardrooms of some of Ireland’s biggest companies, the Sunday Independent reports. In the wake (...)

Eir’s headquarters in Dublin. The telecoms group’s full-year profits rose 4 per cent to €520 million, while revenues were steady at €1.3 billion. Photograph: Alan Betson

The hedge-fund owners of Eir are weighing a possible trade sale of the telecoms group instead of a stock-market listing, which had previously been see(...)

The company has now passed €1.7 million homes with its fibre rollout, it says.

Telecommunications company Eir has reported a 4 per cent increase in profits to €520 million for the full year to the end of June, as the company cont(...)