John Fell, the longest-serving Irish staff member at the ECB, is understood to be among individuals who put their names forward for the Central Bank governorship.

The most senior Irish member of staff at the European Central Bank (ECB) and the deputy secretary general of the Department of Health have emerged as (...)

Philip Lane: he is set to be confirmed   as the Republic’s first ECB executive board member. He is also the favourite to become the organisation’s chief economist.  Photograph:  Reuters

When Otmar Issing, one of the prime architects of the euro, was asked in 2001 to help select an outstanding European economist under 40, one name stoo(...)

Aerogen founder and chief executive John Power

Galway-based medtech and drug delivery company Aerogen has secured a €30 million loan from the European Investment Bank to expand its manufacturing fa(...)

Data-protection commissioner Helen Dixon at the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland’s inaugural US Ireland business conference.

Voxpro, the fast-growing Irish business process-outsourcing company, is looking to tap public markets in an initial public offering (IPO) in the “not-(...)

 An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at the launch of the 2019 US Ireland Business Report. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography.

The Republic’s financial sector is ill suited and struggling to finance innovation in intangible assets, Andrew McDowell, vice president of the Europe(...)

Andrew McDowell (l), European Investment Bank vice president and Eamonn Rothwell, chief executive of Irish Continental Group. Photograph: Julien Behal Photography

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing the company behind Irish Ferries with €155 million to finance two ships. Irish Continental Group (IC(...)

Manufacturing at the Combilift Forklifts. Ahead of Brexit, Combilift is applying to the Revenue  for authorised economic operator status, which allows for a quicker passage through checkpoints. Photograph: David Sleator

Many Irish businesses were caught in the fallout from Brexit almost as soon as UK voters chose to leave the world’s biggest trading bloc, in June 2016(...)

A sticker reading “No Border, No Brexit” on a road sign near the Hands Across the Divide sculpture in Derry. Photograph: Mary Turner/Bloomberg

A post-Brexit VAT change threatens to close thousands of companies by squeezing their cash flows, the Republic’s biggest employers’ group fears. The (...)

The EIB has invested over €130 billion globally in renewables. Photograph: iStock

An Irish renewable energy investment company has secured €84 million in backing from the low cost European Investment Bank (EIB) to support its long-t(...)

Business angels are individuals who invest their own money in early-stage companies in return for a share of the company’s equity

Irish SMEs looking to secure investment have received a boost with the doubling of a fund that co-invests with so-called “business angels” to €40 mill(...)

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