A woman walks her dogs beside the stormy sea in  Donaghadee  east of Belfast. Photograph: Paul Faith/Getty

Most supermarket chains and large stores have closed or are planning to close today due to storm Ophelia while many other employers have advised staff(...)

Catalogue costs: Marks & Spencer is charging shoppers in the Republic up to 39 per cent more. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

The higher cost of doing business in Ireland is the reason customers of Marks & Spencer in the Republic will be paying up to 39 per cent more than(...)

A Pembrokeshire bronze turkey for 8-10 people costs between €65.25-€79.75 for Irish customers; but the equivalent cost for UK customers is just €50.32-€61.51.

Irish customers of Marks & Spencer are set to pay up to 39 per cent more than their UK counterparts for their turkeys, mince pies and trifles this(...)

Artist’s impression of the newly renovated Frascati Shopping Centre in Blackrock

With two cranes on site, the extension and refurbishment of Frascati Shopping Centre in Blackrock, Co Dublin, is rapidly progressing and due for compl(...)

European telecoms stocks rose on Tuesday following reports that T-mobile US and Sprint were in merger talks. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

This was little movement in world stocks on Tuesday as investors await news from the US Federal Reserve policy meeting. Along with the rest of Europe,(...)

CRH: the firm’s stock, which accounts for almost a quarter of the Iseq,  gained 0.4 per cent after  Morgan Stanley raised its stance   to “equal-weight”, the equivalent of “hold”, from “underweight”. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Iseq stock index in Dublin edged higher on Wednesday, outperforming a weak equities performance across Europe, as index heavyweight CRHbenefitted (...)

Greencore had supplied Starbucks with frozen sandwiches through its plant in Jacksonville, Florida. Photograph: Tasneem Alsultan/Bloomberg

The loss of a big contract with US coffee giant Starbucks appears to have triggered the recent slump in Greencore shares. The sandwich-maker was fo(...)

Providence Resources was the biggest loser on the Iseq on Friday, closing down  5.56%. Photograph: Finbarr O’Rourke

World stocks climbed toward their best week in six on Friday as a near three-year high in emerging market shares and a roaring rally in metals bolster(...)

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I am one of those people who finds airports stressful. Getting through security can be rather harrowing on a good day. I like to ensure I have everyth(...)

Ladies, you may breathe a sigh of relief! Actually, you may want to start by just breathing, now that you’re permitted to unfurl the bandage tape, un(...)