David Duffy

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Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney: remuneration of about  €2.5 million last year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Just how much should a corporate executive be paid in salary and bonuses? It’s a question that’s been asked for decades, coming more and more into foc(...)

Because of the difficulty of obtaining teaching practice hours here, many young teachers are going to the UK where there is a crisis in teacher recruitment. Photograph: iStock

A new series for Irish Times Abroad focuses on the opportunities for Irish teachers who are interested in moving overseas. Where can they find a job?(...)

Shearwater in Kenmare, Co Kerry which sold for €2.7 million

DUBLIN Dublin 6 dominated top-end sales this year and, in particular, Dartry. Whereas in other years coastal south Co Dublin and Shrewsbury and Ail(...)

RBS chief executive Ross McEwan: says the group has got “lots to do to clean up” Ulster Bank. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

The chief executive of Ulster Bank’s owner, Royal Bank of Scotland, has said the group may look at “safe” Irish acquisitions again in the coming year(...)

AIB: appointment of two non-executive directors comes as the timing for the Government’s sale of a 25 per cent  stake in the bank remains uncertain. Photograph: Reuters

AIB has appointed Brendan McDonagh, a former chief executive of HSBC North America, as a non-executive director. A former member of Ireland’s Nationa(...)

The move by Clydesdale, run by Irish man David Duffy,  could end a costly seven-year process by Royal Bank of Scotland to offload Williams & Glyn after it was ordered by the European Union to sell it as a condition of its taxpayer-funded rescue package.

Clydesdale Bank, which is run by Irish man and former AIB chief executive David Duffy, has made an offer to take over Royal Bank of Scotland’s William(...)

Do the maths: A major stumbling block has been that developers were unsure whether or not first-time buyers would be able to access mortgage funding so  the rationale behind the new rebate would seem to be that supply increases to meet demand. Photograph: Getty

One of the key issues facing the Irish economy has been the performance of the housing market. Although economic activity has recovered, we still awai(...)

The Construction Industry Federation described measures introduced in the budget as a “significant step towards solving the housing crisis”. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Construction Industry Federation: The federation (CIF) has described measures introduced in the budget as a “significant step towards solving the hou(...)

There appears to be a sense emanating from within Tesco that it has laid the foundations for an improved run at the market in Ireland. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Reuters

A little more than a year ago, multinational grocer Tesco wasn’t so much the giant tanker of the Irish market. Rather, it was tanking. Its sales from(...)

David Duffy:  takes up role as Property Industry Ireland  chief executive on October 6th.

David Duffy, a senior economist with the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), has been appointed as chief executive of the Ibec-affiliated (...)

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