Ronan Dunphy

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Shoppers pictured on Grafton Street last year. Investec has cut its forecast for full-year personal consumption to 3 per cent for this year from 6.8 per cent previously.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Investec has cut its 2021 growth forecast for the underlying Irish economy in half to 2.5 per cent as a third national lockdown, which took effect ove(...)

Yew Grove’s five largest tenants at year end were all in the life sciences sector or Irish State entities. Photograph: Douglas Magno/AFP via Getty Images

Yew Grove Reit, the Irish property trust invested in offices and industrial holdings outside Dublin’s central business district, said it expected more(...)

Sterling is likely to weaken as markets open, said Lee Evans, head of foreign exchange trading and strategy at Bank of Ireland’s markets and treasury division. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP

Sterling and European markets are likely to succumb to another wave of volatility this week as the odds of a no-deal Brexit have tightened after UK pr(...)

The latest figures point to labour costs in the construction industry growing at an annual 5.4 per cent rate in the second quarter. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

It’s a decade to the week since boom-time developers Bernard McNamara and Ray Grehan took desperate measures as the property market was in freefall. (...)

Last year AIB set up a new holding company to meet new European rules on minimising taxpayers’ exposure to ailing lenders in future. Photograph: Paul McErlane/Reuters

The Central Bank has confirmed to AIB the minimum requirement for own funds and eligible liabilities (MREL), or “bail-in-able” debt, that should apply(...)

Glenveagh has set itself a target of building 1,000 new homes a year by 2020. Photograph: iStock

Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC has emerged as a major shareholder in Irish housebuilder Glenveagh Properties, which jumped more than 14 per cen(...)

Cairn Homes said on Monday that it had completed the €107.5 million purchase of 8.64 acres of land at the  RTÉ’s complex in Donnybrook. Photograph: Cyril Byrne /

Cairn Homes, which floated on the London Stock Exchange two years ago, is poised to join the Dublin bourse in the middle of next week in a move which (...)

Eamonn O’Kennedy: The chief financial officer of Ciarn Homes was previously in the same role at Independent News and Media. Photograph: Frank Miller

London-listed Irish housebuilder Cairn Homes has said its chief finance officer, Eamonn O’Kennedy, will leave the company in what analysts described a(...)

The Government sees consumer spending rising 3.3 per cent and 2.9 per cent for this year and next, albeit down from a 4.5 per cent surge in 2015, even as Brexit takes its toll on sentiment. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

As retailers dream of ringing tills this Christmas, some of the biggest landlords have already been to the bank. Shopping centres emerged in 2016 a(...)

Investec has  hired Ronan Dunphy from Deloitte where he managed its in-house research function, producing regular reports on the domestic macro environment and banking sector. Photograph: Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty Images

Investec Ireland has lured senior research analysts from Cantor Fitzgerald and Deloitte in Dublin as it seeks to build out its macro-financial researc(...)