Permanent TSB said its net profit fell to €3 million last year from €40 million previously.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

In a remarkably busy week for Irish corporate earnings, banks stood out for a collective performance that was underwhelming at best. All three of the (...)

Minister for Communications Denis Naughten announcing details of the National Broadband Plan at Government Buildings last year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Government’s broadband plans were mired in enough controversy before Denis O’Brien’s Actavo, formerly Siteserv, emerged this week as part of the f(...)

Crossed wires: the ESB has been in direct competition with Eir in the Irish telecoms markets since last year through Siro

Eir claims it is being thwarted from using the ESB’s network to roll out its new fibre broadband product and that the energy company’s stance could fu(...)