Irish soldiers board a plane to leave Baldonnell airport for Congo as part of a UN peacekeeping mission on July 28th, 1960

Medals for gallantry for nine Irish soldiers killed in the Niemba ambush 60 years ago were not awarded because it might look like a “hand-out”. This (...)

Joe Ward in action against  Anthony Browne during the National Elite Championship  Finals at the  National Stadium in Dublin. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Joe Ward promised to move “onwards and upwards” as he began his efforts to rebuild from the disappointment of the Rio Olympics by reclaiming the Irish(...)

Last week Taoiseach Enda Kenny and senior officials met the board of Citibank who had a board meeting in Dublin. Photograph: Mike Segar/Reuters

Big international banks are preparing to move some of their operations out of Britain in early 2017 due to the uncertainty over the country’s future r(...)

The levy was initially introduced in 2011 not only to raise money but also to discourage banks from risky borrowing

Britain’s banks have called on the government to phase out the bank levy, saying it is damaging the competitiveness of the industry and causing them t(...)

The Bank of England has produced a plan that will see intelligence about cybercrime discovered by British security agencies such as GCHQ in Cheltenham (above), being shared with institutions. Photograph: PA

Five masked men entered the Royal Bank of Scotland branch in Tollcross in Edinburgh last month, brandishing weapons as they threatened staff and deman(...)

A review of Libor by Financial Conduct Authority boss Martin Wheatley recommended control of the rate be stripped from the British Bankers’ Association. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg.

The owner of the New York Stock Exchange is to take control of the controversial interbank lending rate at the heart of the recent banking scandal.NYS(...)

Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne walks to an appointment on the Strand in central London yesterday. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters.

Bankers will be jailed if they recklessly endanger banks that end up having to be bailed out by the taxpayer, British prime minister David Cameron has(...)