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Ken Murphy (top right) working with Peter O’Toole on RTÉ’s Strumpet City

Ken Murphy who died on September 4th, was in the vanguard of young film cameramen who joined RTÉ in the 1960s. In the early days of the station, it (...)

News of the US Federal Reserve’s rate cut helped bank stocks on Thursday. Photograph: Mark Lennihan/AP Photo

Global stocks were pushed higher on Thursday, a day after the US Federal Reserve cut interest rates as expected and left the door open for further mon(...)

Facebook’s cryptocurrency libra is set to launch in the first half of 2020. Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Illustration/Reuters

A senior member of the Swiss National Bank said he was open-minded about Facebook’s cryptocurrency project, while an Italian official looked for more (...)

Avolon chief executive Dómhnal Slattery has seen an encouraging response to its plan to borrow $300m from global banks. Photograph: Bloomberg via Getty Images

A strong response to its plan to borrow $300 million (€264.5 million) from global banks prompted Irish aircraft lessor Avolon to increase the debt to (...)

Alan Walsh, chief executive, of IPL Plastics. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Listing on the stock market left IPL Plastics – formerly One51 – with a €2.3 million loss for the three months to the end of June, figures released on(...)

Where does the money come from? Money created by a central bank is legal tender, while deposits with commercial banks represent a claim on central ba(...)

Eurobank deputy CEO Stavros at the offices of the bank’s start-up accelerator programme EGG in Athens, Greece, in February. Photograph: Costas Baltas/Reuters

Greek student Stavros Tsompanidis was walking on a beach when he saw a business idea in the piles of dried-up seagrass. He decided to recycle it to m(...)

IPL is expected to raise about €125 million when it lists later this year

Alan Walsh, the chief executive of IPL Plastics, formerly known as One51, will be entitled to a remuneration package of up to three million Canadian d(...)

It’s home to the European Commission and soon to be home to QBE’s new European hub, dealing a blow to Dublin’s hopes of becoming a new centre for the industry. (Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters)

Insurer QBE is to set up an EU base in Brussels, dealing a blow to Dublin’s hopes of becoming a new centre for the industry. Faced with a loss of pa(...)

The dollar has been on a tear since the election of Donald Trump. Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

The US dollar edged higher against a basket of major currencies on Friday, holding near 14-year highs touched after Wednesday’s Federal Reserve meetin(...)

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