A  screengrab  shows supreme court president  Justice Lady Brenda Hale reading the judgement on the prorogation of British parliament. Photograph: EPA

Below is a summary of the British supreme court’s judgment that the the decision by British prime minister Boris Johnson to suspend parliament for fiv(...)

By the end of June, 29 financial services companies had relocated staff or services from London to Dublin as a result of Brexit, EY said. Photograph: iStock

Travelers Insurance Company, the US multinational with total assets of about $103 billion, will transfer its European business to Dublin in a move to (...)

Irish Life has brought proceedings against Philip  Green’s Arcadia Group over a lease entered into in 1987 in respect of premises on Patrick Street in Cork. Photograph: Isabel Infantes/PA Wire

A dispute between Irish Life and the UK-based fashion retail group run by Philip Green over the purported termination of a lease for a premises in Cor(...)

British Steel staff have been paid and will continue to be employed, the official receiver said. Photograph: Scott Heppell/Reuters

British Steel was forced into liquidation on Wednesday though Britain’s second largest steelmaker will continue to trade and supply its customers, the(...)

Chairman of Newsbrands Ireland Vincent Crowley said Facebook and Google need to be treated appropriately, as newspapers would be in a similar situation. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The banning of abortion referendum advertising by Facebook, Google and Youtube may indicate the beginning of a realisation by these companies that the(...)

JTI claims that Ireland, as an EU member state, cannot unilaterally introduce plain packaging on tobacco products.  File photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

A supplier of tobacco products is opposing the State’s application to have the Court of Justice of the EU decide various legal issues in a challenge t(...)

JTI claims the new Irish measures will distort and impair the dynamics of competition in the tobacco market

The State wants the Commercial Court to refer to the Court of Justice of the EU issues raised in the legal challenge to its plans to introduce plain p(...)