Ryanair dropped 1.9 per cent to €16.60  as Ophelia slammed into Ireland.

The Iseq index in Dublin stood out as a weak spot in a broadly flat European market as investors speculated on the cost of Hurricane Ophelia to the Ir(...)

25 Seascape Clontarf Dublin 3

Of all the enticements offered with a property in the quest to sell, the most bizarre must be that of Indonesian widow Wina Lia, who offered herself a(...)

Shares in the world’s biggest luxury group, LVMH, rose 2.3 per cent after it beat sales and revenue forecasts in its third quarter

uropean bourses ended the day slightly lower on Tuesday as investors braced themselves ahead of a possible unilateral declaration of independence at t(...)

Franco-Italian summit: Emmanuel Macron reviews an honour guard in Lyons. Photograph: Ludovic Marin/Pool/EPA

Over the past year Emmanuel Macron has become a seemingly unstoppable force, first in French politics and now on the international stage. Last week he(...)

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Losses in consumer stocks cut gains for Wall Street’s main indices. Photograph: Reuters

US president Donald Trump’s tax plans boosted stocks on Wednesday, while strong showings from several index heavyweights helped the Irish market outpe(...)

Ryanair, which was under pressure in the previous session, added 0.4 per cent and closed at €16.42. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters

European shares steadied on Tuesday, helped by gains in some big oil stocks and Nestlé after the food giant surprised investors positively by setting (...)

Alstom’s train testing facility in eastern France.

The French state has approved the planned merger of Alstom, the French high-speed train maker, with Siemens’ rail unit, in a deal that would see the G(...)

Germany’s Dax traded lower on Monday after German chancellor Angela Merkel secured a fourth term but saw her party weakened by a surge in support for the far-right. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

European shares rose on Monday after the euro weakened following the increase in support for the far-right Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) party in (...)

The most visible advance in falling renewable energy is in the scale of wind turbines. Photograph: iStock

The cost of renewable energy is plunging faster than forecasters anticipated just a few years ago as technologies such as gigantic wind turbines arriv(...)

Invent DCU  was set up in 2001 to forge better links between researchers and industry

Dublin City University’s innovation campus is looking to significantly expand and is also in talks about a private-public partnership (PPP) to create (...)