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Dublin Lord Mayor Nial Ring (right) with Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy and  Minister for Finance  Paschal Donohoe at at Sean Foster Place, North King Street, Dublin 7 for the sod turning ceremony on  a housing project. Photograph: Alan Betson

The unprepossessing north inner city pub, The Ref on Ballybough Road, is the unlikely registered office for a number of companies with which the Dubli(...)

Peter Casey is third businessman from Dragons’ Den to seek a nomination to stand in the election.

American-based entrepreneur Peter Casey has announced his candidacy for the Presidency. Mr Casey is third businessman from Dragons’ Den to seek a nom(...)

Tony O’Reilly, chief executive of Providence Resources, which has secured a partner to develop its Barryroe find off the coast of Cork. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Analysts at London-based Mirabaud have initiated coverage on Irish exploration company Providence Resources with a “buy” recommendation and a target s(...)

Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange  on Thursday. Photograph: Reuters

European shares inched lower on Thursday with company news and macro events scarce in holiday-thinned trading, while Britain’s Ftse 100 hovered just u(...)

AIB’s HQ: the bank breached the €5 level in its seventh day of trading since returning to the main stock market in Dublin

AIB breached the €5 level in its seventh day of trading since returning to the main stock market in Dublin, amid a global surge in banking stocks, wit(...)

Providence has signed another option agreement with Capricorn Ireland, a subsidiary of Cairn Energy. Photograph: iStock

Oil and gas exploration company Providence Resources was trading up 8.33 per cent in early trade on Ireland’s benchmark Iseq index after it announced (...)

Aryzta chief executive Owen Killian: His position had become untenable after the group warned in late January that its earnings could plummet by 20 per cent this year as it lost biscuit and other baked goods contracts in the US. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

After weeks of speculation, Aryzta chief executive Owen Killian fell on his sword on Tuesday, stepping aside as chief executive of the embattled Irish(...)

Providence Resources posts  operating loss of €2.2 million for the first half of 2016. Photograph: iStock

Providence Resources chief executive Tony O’Reilly jnr said there’s a “good likelihood” the company will sell a stake in its Druid prospect off the we(...)

James Stafford:  took over his family’s coal-importing business, transforming it into a major player in the coal market. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The businessman and art collector James Stafford, who has died aged 70, was a leading figure in the Irish business world in the 1970s and 1980s, who l(...)

A tourist poses for photos amid the hazy skyline of Singapore today. Photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters

Singapore’s air quality deteriorated to “hazardous” levels doday as smoke from forest fires in Indonesia obscured skies over the wealthy city-state an(...)