The wider backdrop to funding in the SME sector is complex.
A guide to dramatis personae at the Anglo trial.
The controversy is coalescing around various issues, including an invitation to the British royal family to take part in the events, writes Michael Brennan.
The country has always been divided, and last week's deal will do nothing to change that, writes Seamus Martin.
Suspected child abusers will have the right to learn the identity of the professionals who are now legally obliged to report them.
Relations between the two coalition parties are at their lowest ever ebb this weekend, in the wake of disagreements over the introduction of water charges last week.
The Garda fraud squad is opening an investigation in relation to financial transactions involving the bankrupt tycoon Sean Quinn and certain members of his family.
Top medics, managers and international candidates have shunned posts that are pivotal to James Reilly's health reform plans.
As we should all have learned by now, economic forecasting is a very hazardous exercise at the best of times and is downright dangerous during times of turbulence.
Dublin City Council is engaging with its legal advisers in a bid to recoup unpaid fire brigade charges.
Employers who fail to deduct household charge payments from the wages of their employees could find themselves in the firing line of the Revenue Commissioners.
The jurors in the trial of three former executives of Anglo Irish Bank were engaged in a great deal of real scrutiny and sizing-up on the country's behalf.
In the witness box at the Anglo trial, Patrick Neary's testimony raised more questions than it provided answers.
Deliberations, a reprieve and convictions
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Hundreds of Ryanair pilots have left the airline in the last 12 to 18 months.
Irish bar managers who know their Old Speckled Hen from their Ruddles Best Bitter are being sought by the British pub management chain Greene King.
The exploration company owned by former stockbroker and telecoms entrepreneur Oisin Fanning, is poised to clinch a major deal with Baker Hughes.
The Cork-based outsourcing firm VoxPro is seeking to employ more than 200 people at its new Dublin office, according to the firm's chief executive Dan Kiely.
Bruce Betting is in the midst of a corporate restructuring that involves closing shops, liquidating companies and transferring assets to an Isle of Man registered company.
Forty of Mexico's business leaders are expected to participate in the Mexico-Dublin Business Conference.
The striker first signed in 2012 on $2.9m.
Households are facing annual water bills of up to €600 in the future due to the government's plan to make Irish Water self-financing, it has emerged.
Retirees with large pension pots could become non-resident if the government introduces a ''super-tax" on pension income.
Health Minister Dr James Reilly is being urged to finally publish the clinical guidelines for the new abortion legislation.
The Irish Stock Exchange is becoming an increasingly popular venue for flash-trading firms.
Gardai feel Shatter's ruff justice
Iarnrod Eireann is due to hit a cash crisis within two years even if its workforce signs up to a new set of modified pay cuts next month, according to internal company projections.
The health service has been unable to attract sufficient interest from high-calibre candidates to fill the chief executive posts in three of the country's six adult hospital groups.
Fifteen hospital consultants at Waterford Regional Hospital, out of a total of 90, have resigned their posts in the past four years, The Sunday Business Post has learned.
Government officials considered imposing a new tax on the sale of family homes in last year's budget.
Around 100,000 third-level students are expected to apply for financial support for the coming academic year.
The share price of Dermot Smurfit Junior's casino technology firm GameAccount Netw ork has dropped by almost 25 per cent in the six months since it floated.
The rate of Vat and excise duties charged on Irish whiskey mean that the cost of a litre bottle bought overseas is less than the tax on that same bottle bought here.
The British retailer Debenhams has extracted a €66 million (£54.8 million) dividend from its loss-making Irish network of 11 department stores.
Price reductions by struggling British grocery chain Tesco will be good news for its customers here.
Ires plans to snap up properties from vulture funds and private equity outfits as part of its strategy to become Ireland's largest commercial residential landlord.
The days of roads being dug up repeatedly by phone, electricity and broadband companies are set to be a thing of the past.
The well-known commentator and mortgage expert David Hall is to run as an Independent candidate in the Dublin West by-election.
The government could make additional savings on mortgage interest relief this year, after already revising down its projected expenditure on the relief for 2014.
Representative group complains that low prices are unsustainable
Secondary school teachers believe that some students who have mental health issues may be ''falling through the gap and not receiving the attention or help they need.
The number of teachers receiving middle management allowances has dropped by more than 5,000 over the past five years.
The SME sector is finding bank lending in short supply, but the ISIF could help alleviate some of the burden, writes Philip Connolly.
The acquittal of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick on Thursday was the surprise outcome of an incredible six-year rollercoaster ride of high stakes, writes Ian Kehoe.
Corporate Ireland will be paying close attention to the exacting standards expected of company directors
Relations between the two parties are now worse than ever, writes Pat Leahy.
Don Keough's great-grandfather left Ireland on a famine ship, but Warren Buffett's best friend has not forgotten his roots, writes Niall O'Dowd.