Belfast developer Paddy McKillen has lost his High Court challenge to the process deciding compensaiton for Anglo irish Bank shareholders. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Developer Paddy McKillen has lost a High Court challenge to a process in which a Government-appointed assessor has been asked to come up with a valuat(...)

Street Art, Celtic Tiger Bertie by street artist ADW

The so-called Celtic Tiger was a dramatic period in Irish history when a troubled and economically backward country suddenly seemed to have discovered(...)

Developer Paddy McKillen: he  is challenging the allegedly short timescale he got to respond to the role of Anglo Irish Bank assessor in determining compensation for Anglo shareholders. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Developer Paddy McKillen claims he has not been given an adequate opportunity to respond to a process whereby a Government-appointed assessor has been(...)

Tech entrepreneur Pat Phelan: “We couldn’t find enough opportunities even though we looked at 114 start-ups.”

Enterprise Ireland (EI) has come under fire from serial tech entrepreneur Pat Phelan for spending millions on seeding foreign start-ups and assisting (...)

 Members of the Cabinet on stage for the launch of  Project Ireland 2040, at Sligo’s Institute of Technology. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Despite a snazzy unveiling in Sligo followed by slick infomercials and a chorus of praise from Government TDs, there wasn’t much talk of the new Natio(...)

Special-purpose vehicles are part of Ireland’s offering to financial firms looking to move from London ahead of Britain’s departure from the European Union. Photograph: iStock

Ireland remains the euro zone’s largest centre for financial special-purpose vehicles (SPVs), data from the European Central Bank (ECB) showed on Frid(...)

If the storm of publicity that followed the closure of Clerys was “unmerited and distressing”, it was entirely self-inflicted. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Maurice Bracken, who worked for Clerys for more than 30 years before the staff were turfed out when the building was sold last June, tells an interest(...)

Joseph Thompson	AID:Tech	chief executive and Niall Dennehy	chief digital officer and co-founder of Aid:Tech, finalists in the fintech category of the Irish Times Innovation Awards 2016. Photograph: Conor McCabe.

In late 2015, hundreds of Syrian refugees at a camp in Lebanon unwittingly became the first to use blockchain technology as a means of receiving human(...)

The final Ballyhea march against the bank bailout. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A hundred people gathered in Ballyhea, Co Cork on Sunday to mark the town’s last rally against the decision to hold the Irish taxpayer culpable for ba(...)

Philip Lane: has shepherded some of the finest minds in Irish and European economics through their doctoral research theses. Photograph: Eric Luke

Eminent Trinity economist Philip Lane’s impending elevation to the governor’s chair at the Central Bank was warmly welcomed by the corduroy-jacket-wea(...)

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