Richard Flood

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People queue outside an AIB Bank in Dublin city centre. Executives at the bank have been encouraged by the number of households who are now back on their feet financially following the Covid hit to the economy. Photograph: REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff

Eamonn Crowley, the new chief executive of Permanent TSB (PTSB), has been pleasantly surprised by how many borrowers have to be coming off Covid-19 l(...)

“The markets are in a state of panic, with the perfect storm of a lot of bad news over the weekend in relation to the coronavirus in Europe and the US as well as developments in the oil markets.”

Was the stock market slump on the last week of trading in February – which saw European shares and the Wall Street’s Dow Jones Industrial Average slum(...)

Traders have piled into asset classes that are seen as shelters during economic storms. Photograph: AFP via Getty

Shares listed on the Iseq index in Dublin shed more than a tenth of their value this week, as the rout fuelled by panic over coronavirus continued to (...)

Factory workers separated by partitions as a precaution against infection as they take their lunch break on the roof of an electronics factory in Suining in southwestern China’s Sichuan Province. Photograph: Chinatopix via AP

Dublin-based entrepreneur Maurice Healy says nobody from his “crew” in China has returned to work yet after the extended holiday for the lunar new yea(...)

Actors India Mullen and Adam Weafer from ‘Red Rock’, TV3’s brand new twice-weekly drama

A bloody body on the pier and a rather attractive sergeant on his way to investigate; a young couple snogging in the pub, taking breathers only to hin(...)