Thomas MacDonagh: fell foul of local politics in Kilkenny and was accused by the local newspaper of being a propagator of “West British games” and a “minor poet”. Photograph: National Library of Ireland

As an ardent cricketer, and a Tipperary man, Thomas MacDonagh might have sensed he was entering a sticky wicket when in 1902 he took up a teaching job(...)

Richie Boucher: total remuneration of €964,000 in 2017. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Bank of Ireland chief executive Francesca McDonagh is to receive a salary of €952,000 a year, or about 37 per cent higher than that paid to her predec(...)

CarTrawler chief technology officer Bobby Healy: “We’re already in 174 countries but there is still plenty of growth possible.”

Software group CarTrawler is not actively considering a stock market flotation at present. The Dublin-based company makes software used by airlines (...)

Former Paddy Power chief executive Patrick Kennedy has emerged as the clear favourite to succeed Archie Kane as chairman of Bank of Ireland later this(...)

Photograph:  Matt Kavanagh

A man who acted as courier for two guns in Dublin has been jailed for two years. Patrick Kennedy (69), with an address at South Earl Street, Dublin 8(...)

Access to the equity markets would give CarTrawler the firepower to move the business up another gear

Could CarTrawler, the Dublin-based company that makes software used by airlines and travel agents to connect to car hire firms, be setting itself up f(...)

Micksgarage founders Mick and Ciaran Crean. “We are trialling a fitting network. Some of our customers fit their own accessories, but others are DIFM [do it for me] customers.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Micksgarage, the online retailer of car parts and accessories backed by a number of corporate heavy hitters, is planning to launch “an Airbnb for gara(...)

Bank of Ireland Mortgage Bank had an €18.5 billion loan book at the end of last year

Top managers in Bank of Ireland appear to have become more optimistic about the Irish housing market last year. The number of “key management personn(...)

Directors’ remuneration at Bank of Ireland increased by 2 per cent to €2.87 million last year

Directors’ remuneration at Bank of Ireland increased by 2 per cent to €2.87 million last year. However, the remuneration of the bank’s chief executive(...)

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(...)

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