CRH nameplate on Dublin office. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The number of mergers and acquisitions involving businesses in the Republic hit a record of 94 in the three months ended June 30th, new figures show. (...)

The most significant business during the first quarter of this year was the purchase of a 10 per cent stake in Ion Trading by Carlyle Partners for about €359 million.

The Brexit vote is expected to reduce activity in mergers and acquisitions involving Irish companies over the second half of the year. Weaker sterl(...)

Jenny Egan missed out on a medal in Baku by 0.4 of a second. Photograph: Sportsfile

Jenny Egan had the best year of her canoeing career in 2015, becoming the Irish person, male or female, to win a medal at the European Championships w(...)

Paddy Power’s ongoing merger with Betfair is valued at €3.8 billion. Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

Merger and acquisitions activity accelerated in the third quarter with 74 deals worth €13.8 billion involving Irish companies recorded during the peri(...)