Racing at the 2020 Cheltenham Festival last Friday. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Earnings at the parent company of bookmaker Paddy Power could fall by up to £110 million (€122 million) should the Covid-19 pandemic continue to mean (...)

The Stars Group plans to merge with Flutter, owner of Paddy Power, to form a global gambling behemoth with more than 10m customers. File photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty

A gambling business eyeing a €12 billion merger with Irish betting giant Flutter Entertainment is cutting jobs at a Dublin office. Flutter, owner of (...)

Extinction Rebellion climate change protesters at Fine Gael headquarters on Upper Mount Street, Dublin. File photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

It would be foolish to suggest that Fine Gael was punished by the electorate for failing to act on climate change. Similarly, the EU fines coming our(...)

Colin Hunt, chief executive of AIB; Prof John FitzGerald, chairman of the National Advisory Council on Climate Change; Karen Coyle of AIB and Shane O’Reilly of CDP.

Several leading Irish companies such as Permanent TSB, Cairn Homes, Flutter Entertainment and Ryanair have been named and shamed for not reporting the(...)

Bank of Ireland chief executive Francesca McDonagh pictured at its agm in the RDS last year. The bank will announce its full-year results on Monday, amid a backdrop of uncertainty about the formation of a new Government. Photograph: Laura Hutton

Monday Results: Bank of Ireland, HP, Mylan. Indicators: UK mortgage approvals (Jan); German business climate, current conditions and expectations ((...)

Deal-making against the backdrop of uncertainty, volatility and an increasingly complicated geopolitical environment is the new norm

The year 2019 marked a busy year in the Irish mergers and acquisitions (M&A) space, and this year is shaping up to show similarly strong activity.(...)

Paddy Power owner Flutter Entertainment is planning a merger with the Stars Group

Paddy Power owner Flutter Entertainment said it has been notified by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission that its planned £10 billion ((...)

The workers have been engaged in an ongoing dispute with the company, owned by Flutter Entertainment Plc

The Labour Court is to make a decision in the coming days on a claim by workers at Paddy Power betting shops for better wages and conditions. A deleg(...)

According to NHS figures, 430,000 people in the UK now have a serious betting problem. Photograph: iStock

Gambling giant Flutter Entertainment has come under fire in the UK alongside other bookmakers for practices the boss of the country’s mental health s(...)

Irish domestic deals totalled $4.8 billion, a six-year high. Photograph: iStock

Acquisitions of foreign companies by Irish-headquartered businesses reached a three-year high last year, despite a decline in the number of transactio(...)

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