More than 300,000 people work for the public service in Ireland. Photograph: iStock
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It is not too long ago that the public service and the banks were the main providers of job opportunities for school-leavers. Summers seemed to be one(...)

Newspread, which provides deliveries to 6,000 retailers every day, has been recording strong growth as it diversifies away from simply delivering print publications

Newspread, the newspaper and magazine distribution business owned by Independent News and Media, has acquired one of Ireland’s largest stationery prov(...)

No one is going to thank you for giving them  a  voucher with ridiculously restrictive terms and conditions for Christmas. Photograph: iStock

Despite the fact that the voucher industry in Ireland is worth hundreds of millions of euro, it is almost completely unregulated. Retailers can impose(...)

The Irish Times is acquiring Landmark Media. which includes Irish Examiner, Waterford News & Star, Western People and Kildare Nationalist. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Irish Times DAC has agreed a deal to acquire all the publishing and media interests of Landmark Media Group, the Cork-based company that owns the (...)

Embattled Swiss-Irish baked goods group Aryzta looks set to raise up to €84 million through the sale of its La Rousse Foods business and a once-off di(...)

Britain’s chancellor of the exchequer Phillip Hammond with his budget at 11 Downing Street in London. Photograph: Neil Hall/EPA

Ireland has suffered its fair share of misfortunes in the aftermath of Brexit. While a number of financial institutions have snubbed Dublin for the al(...)

The tracker mortgage scandal has been described as one of the greatest financial swindles in the history of the State. Photograph: iStock

Among the many harsh – and sometimes heartbreaking – lessons we’ve learned from the tracker mortgage scandal that continues to unfold in the corridors(...)

Permanent TSB chief executive Jeremy Masding and chairman Robert Elliott leaving the Department of Finance earlier this week. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The solicitor behind Thursday’s tracker mortgage settlement is urging every property owner to check the terms of their mortgage – be it a tracker or n(...)

The board of the State’s health watchdog will meet next Thursday to discuss an alleged conflict of interest involving its chairman Brian McEnery. Mr (...)

The Central Bank of Ireland (Dublin HQ above) was harshly criticised by TDs and Senators for the length of time it had taken to hold financial institutions to account over the scandal and accused of a “dereliction of duty” over its handling of the issue. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The prospect of Irish banks facing criminal proceedings after wrongly forcing more than 20,000 homeowners off tracker mortgages was raised by the Cent(...)

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