French telecoms magnate Xavier Niel appeared to offer Eir a safe and secure home. Photograph: Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images

French telecoms magnate Xavier Niel was seen as something of a white knight when he arrived in Ireland in 2017 with a pitch to take control of Eir. A(...)

The Axa insurance company building in Lisbon, Portugal.

French insurer Axa’s recently acquired XL business plans to boost its headcount in Dublin from 60 to 75 this year as it moves some activities based in(...)