European stocks were little changed, having swung between gains and losses, as an advance in Nordea Bank and Electrolux offset a drop in Greek equities.
Residential properties prices across the country increased by 16.3 per cent in the year to December, figures from the Central Statistics Office show.
The volume of retail sales increased by 0.5 per cent month-on-month in December, the Central Statistics Office has said.
Trips to Ireland increased by 7.3 per cent between October and December, figures from the Central Statistics Office have shown.
Home appliances firm Electrolux has forecast market growth for Europe and the US this year as cost cuts led to bigger than anticipated final quarter earnings.
Sony plans to eliminate another 1,000 jobs in its smartphone operations as the company cuts costs to try to return the business to profit.
H&M has posted final quarter earnings which were slightly below expectations and announced a plan to launch a new beauty and personal care line later this year.
German consumer sentiment rose to its highest level in more than 13 years this month, according to a survey by the GfK market research group.
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The Dublin industrial market saw its largest ever quarterly take-up in the final quarter of 2014, according to new figures published by Lisney.
A day after Alexis Tsipras became prime minister of Greece, the euro region hardened its rhetoric.
Tim Cook’s array of new products boosted Apple's sales growth last quarter to the highest level in three years, with momentum set to continue as the company rolls out its first smartwatch.
The Central Bank has announced a revised set of regulations on mortgage lending following concerns that initial proposals would be too difficult for most first-time buyers to meet.
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European stocks declined from a seven-year high, putting a stop to their longest winning streak since April.
UK economic growth slowed more than economists forecast at the end of 2014 as production and construction shrank, countering strength in consumer demand.
Saudi Arabia said it’s on track to open the Arab world’s biggest stock market to foreigners in the first half of the year.
Britvic is on course to meet its full-year profit forecasts, despite posting a fall in first quarter revenue.
British airline EasyJet has said its first-half seasonal losses will shrink this year as it adds seats on popular routes and attracts more business customers.
Building materials group Kingspan has agreed a deal to buy Belgian manufacturing firm Joris Ide for €315 million.
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The board of Aer Lingus has recommended that the takeover offer from International Airlines Group (AIG) should be accepted.
Irish food group Greencore recorded revenue of £331.9 million in the 13 weeks to December 26 — an increase of 4.4 per cent on a like-for-like basis from the year before.
Oil extended losses to trade near an almost six-year low as OPEC’s warning that prices may surge without new investment in production failed to shift the market’s focus from more immediate signs of a global supply glut.
European finance ministers started work on reviving Greece’s troubled rescue programme as new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras took office promising to end austerity.
Insight Renewables, a startup born out of a UCD research project, creates clean, renewable, smokeless bio-coal from woody biomass material.
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Was there another way? This is the unanswered question that has grated underneath Irish politics since the economic and banking collapse of 2008-09.
After five years of relentless belt-tightening, Greeks have said enough. It’s now up to the country’s euro-zone peers to decide how to respond to the election of the Syriza and its leader Alexis Tsipras, Greece’s prime minister-in-waiting.
Despite both Michael Noonan’s and Joan Burton’s public welcome for the idea last week, there is great ambivalence in Irish government circles about the idea of a European debt conference as suggested by the Greek anti-austerity party Syriza.
Greece must respect the euro zone's rules and cannot demand special treatment for its debt in the wake of the victory of anti-austerity party Syriza, IMF chief Christine Lagarde said in a newspaper interview on Monday.
Viagogo, which operates the world's largest ticket marketplace, said it will double its workforce in Ireland over the next three years to more than 200 employees from the current 100.
European shares climbed for an eighth day after their best week in three years as optimism about ECB stimulus outweighed victory for the Greek opposition party, Syriza, in Sunday's elections.
Axis Capital Holdings has agreed to merge with PartnerRe Ltd. (PRE), combining two Bermuda-based reinsurers with a total market value of almost $11 billion amid accelerating consolidation in the industry.
Aer Lingus said it has received a revised offer of €2.55 per share from IAG, including a cash offer of €2.50 a share and a cash dividend of €0.05 per share.
The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) said it will auction €500 million of short-dated Treasury bills on Thursday, January 29.
US private equity group Lone Star Funds is to pay £680 million (€909 million) to acquire the Jurys Inn chain of 31 hotels from a group of investors.
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Syriza leader says Greek people have handed him mandate to end austerity, coalition may wait for EU ruling on Aer Lingus sale and energy bills could fall by €400 in 2015.
Greek prime minister-elect Alexis Tsipras set up a confrontation with his European peers as he prepared to form a coalition dedicated to ending austerity, saying the era of bowing to international demands for budget cuts is over.
Kingspan has confirmed it is in talks to acquire building materials group Joris Ide.
The British government is paying winter fuel bills for over 31,000 pensioners here after the country passed its ''temperature test.
Politicians in financial difficulty as a result of investment properties and buy-to-lets.
The government is expected to consider the future of Aer Lingus in the coming days, following the latest bid from IAG for airline this weekend.
O’Carroll has criticised the lack of support from the state and banks in Ireland.
The Mahon Tribunal has budgeted for paying the full legal costs of former taoiseach Bertie Ahern for his 20 days in the witness stand.
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown has become the first local authority to move to reduce the rate of local property tax by more than the 15 per cent permitted under law.
David Duffy turned AIB around. But now that he's leaving, how will the state's plans to recoup the billions ploughed into the bank be affected?