The fund has also invested in Ireland’s fledgling solar power industry via a joint venture with German solar park operator Capital Stage, which will see €140 million invested in 20 new solar parks across the State

The value of Ireland’s sovereign wealth fund grew to €8.7 billion last year on a foot of several strategic investments and the injection of additional(...)

InsideSales.com chief executive Dave Elkington: the company is preparing to reach IPO scale. Photograph: Eric Luke

A US tech firm in which the State is a backer, is being tipped to go public after this week securing an additional $35 million in funding from Microso(...)

A recent KPMG report on the potential benefits of solar energy in Ireland concluded that the industry could reasonably deploy over 3,750 MW of solar from now to 2030. Photograph: PA

Ireland’s fledgling solar power industry has received a major boost with the announcement that the State-owned Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF(...)

Cubic Telecom, led by Barry Napier, was established in 2006 and  has raised funding support from big name backers such as chipmaker Qualcomm and car manufacturer Audi

Cubic Telecom, a Dublin-based technology firm which raised €40 million in a Series C funding round last August, saw losses rise significantly in the y(...)

Participants being put through their paces at the inaugural Pearse Lyons Accelerator programme at Dogpatch Labs

Irish agri-tech start-ups are once again being invited to apply for a prestigious three-month accelerator programme that culminates with an opportunit(...)

Business Growth Fund chief executive Stephen Welton and Leo Casey, head of BGF in the Republic, at the launch in Dublin of a €250 million fund for Irish SMEs.

The State’s sovereign development fund, AIB and Bank of Ireland have emerged as key backers of a new €250 million fund that aims to take equity stakes(...)

President Mario Draghi. Photograph: Reuters/Francois Lenoir

The European Central Bank’s €2.3 trillion monetary stimulus programme, which started 2½ years ago, has helped shave €4 billion off the 2017 interest b(...)

Since Nama was tasked in 2014 with helping to deliver more homes in Ireland to alleviate undersupply, the agency has delivered almost 5,600 homes, with a further 3,000 under construction

The National Asset Management Agency (Nama) expects to provide outsourced services to the Government’s planned Home Building Finance Ireland (HBFI), w(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe also announced a raft of measures to tackle the housing crisis in the budget

Middle-income earners and two-income families were the main, albeit modest, beneficiaries of Budget 2018 with a combination of USC cuts and a widening(...)

Announcing the fund in the Dáil, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe said it is an important step in “strengthening the national finances in a changing and risky world, especially in light of Brexit”

The establishment of a so-called rainy day fund will help absorb “inevitable” future economic shocks, the Government has said. A new consultation pap(...)

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