A total of 4,473 mortgages were approved in May 2018, with almost half granted to first-time buyers in terms of volume and value. Photograph: iStock

Irish mortgage approvals exceeded €1 billion in May, with remortgaging activity continuing to drive growth in the market, a new survey has shown. The(...)

Chief executive Donal Murphy (right) with former chief executive Tommy Breen. Photograph: Eric Luke

Irish distribution group DCC is likely to buy more businesses in the US and Europe this year following last year’s record £670 million (€762.5 millio(...)

Cyrille Vigneron, president and chief executive of Cartier; Ciara Donlon, chief executive of Theya Healthcare; and Ilian Mihov, dean of Insead.

Irish entrepreneur Ciara Donlon has been named Laureate for Europe at the 2017 Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards. Ms Donlon, who is founder and chief(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny: Isme said 2017 presents a new opportunity for the Government, and urged it to do more to help reduce costs

Irish Ministers may pitch the country as a great place to do business, but when it comes to small and medium enterprises, satisfaction with the Govern(...)

Nicola Mitchell, founder and CEO of Life Scientific with Laurent Martel, director of InVivo Agriculture Division and chairman of Life Scientific. Photograph:  Des Harris/The Picture Desk.

Irish research and development firm Life Scientific is to double its workforce after a deal with French co-op Invivo was officially signed. Lif(...)

John (left) and Patrick Collison, co-founders of Stripe.

Irish brothers Patrick and John Collison have no plans to sell their $1.75 billion business and will use $80 million in fresh investment raised yester(...)