ICG’s operating profit fell by 33 per cent last year, partly as a result of cancelled sailings between Ireland and France last summer due to the late receipt of the WB Yeats, and as another vessel, the Ulysses, suffered technical issues.

Thousands of Irish Ferries customers expecting compensation as a result of cancellations last summer may have to wait up to two years to see if they w(...)

The late delivery of new Irish Ferries ship WB Yeats caused cancellations.Photo: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland.

Ferries operator Irish Continental Group (ICG) saw its earnings drop almost 16 per cent last year as the group suffered technical issues with its Ulys(...)

In its most recent trading statement Cairn Homes said that, as well as dividends, it wanted to return cash to investors through measures such as buying back shares. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

MONDAY Results: Greencoat Renewables, Salesforce. Indicators: Euro-zone PPI (Jan); UK construction PMI (Feb). Meetings: Fingal Local Enterprise W(...)

An artist’s impression of  the WB Yeats ferry

Thousands of Irish Ferries passengers whose travel plans were thown into disarray last year because of the late delivery of the WB Yeats ferry could b(...)

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on January 22nd. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

European shares extended their slide on Tuesday, as growth worries weighed on global markets and results from Switzerland’s UBS dragged on the banking(...)

Andrew McDowell (l), European Investment Bank vice president and Eamonn Rothwell, chief executive of Irish Continental Group. Photograph: Julien Behal Photography

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing the company behind Irish Ferries with €155 million to finance two ships. Irish Continental Group (IC(...)

Housebuilders Glenveagh and Cair offer the highest upsides, according to Irish stock market analysts. Photograph: Alan Betson

Stock bargain-hunters out in these early days of January seem to have spotted value in Dublin – home to Europe’s second-worst performing market index (...)

Artists impression of Irish Ferries’ WB Yeats. Davy analysts see clear buying opportunities in companies with strong UK links such as Irish Continental Group.

As Davy stockbrokers pointed out on Wednesday in a note to its clients, the 21 per cent fall last year in the Irish equity market (Iseq) appears to be(...)

Aryzta had an unremitting bad year and was the  standout corporate loser of 2018. Photograph: Reuters

It was another year of mixed fortunes in corporate Ireland. The economy continues to be the fastest growing in Europe while the live register fell to (...)

The former Clerys department store changed hands this year. Who are the new owners?

1. Who is stepping down this month as chief executive of Aer Lingus and who will succeed him on January 1st? 2. Irish Continental Group was forced to(...)

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