Irish pharmaceutical group Warner Chilcott is to be acquired by New Jersey-based Actavis in a stock-for-stock transaction valued at approximately $8.5 billion.
Yahoo is buying blogging network Tumblr for about $1.1 billion as chief executive Marissa Mayer seeks to lure users and advertisers with her priciest acquisition to date.
Justice Minister Alan Shatter has told reporters that he has the “inconvenient habit of telling the truth” as he attempted to draw a line under the Mick Wallace mobile phone controversy.
Ryanair has said it is looking at bidding for some of Flybe's Gatwick slots.
A strong performance from Ryanair on foot of a 13 per rise in profits in the 2012 financial year drove the ISEQ index of Irish shares up by 1.5 per cent.
Ryanair boosts full-year profit by 13 per cent, Elan announces two acquisitions and Microsoft updates Xbox to fend off competition.
KBC Bank Ireland plans to offer a debit card service to its customers later this year as part of its move to become a full-service bank.
More than half, or 53 per cent, of small businesses have debtors of more than 90 days while 36 per cent expect that they will not be paid on time in relation to more than a quarter of sales, a new survey has shown.
Microsoft is revamping the Xbox to fend off a breed of competitors ranging from Apple to Facebook. Those companies were nowhere in gaming when the software maker launched its last version five years ago.
Shares in Aminex fell to their lowest level since 1992 after the exploration group said that 2013 had been "a complex and challenging period" for the company.
European Union leaders struggling to find a consensus on how to overcome the debt crisis and revive economic growth will use a summit meeting this week to focus on fighting tax evasion and on the bloc’s energy policy.
Elan has announced two acquisitions, a $200 million (€156 million) share buyback and plans to issue $800 million in debt.
Ryanair has said its full-year net profit rose by 13 per cent to €569 million from €503 million last year.
Kenny backs Shatter as Wallace row intensifies, public pay bill savings may not hit 2013 target and price of "spuds" soars by 85 per cent.
The main business events scheduled for the week beginning Monday, May 20th.
An aspirational rebrand by the Dublin-based digital marketing agency formerly known as Cybercom ended last week after 18 months.
Vice magazine's bold approach has seen it grow into a publishing powerhouse - and managing director Matt Elek says its quest for world domination is far from over, writes Shane Hickey.
Telecoms firm Digiweb is lining up a number of European acquisitions in the next two years, after clearing all debts and recruiting investment bank Morgan Stanley as a shareholder.
Justice minister Alan Shatter is under fire from a Garda body and the opposition, following claims by Independent TD Mick Wallace that the minister had tried to "discredit" him.
It is hoped that the sale of Bord Gáis Energy will net the state up to €1.5 billion, writes Samantha McCaughren.
There are opportunities for manufacturing businesses in Ireland, as Philip O'Doherty has proven on the Inishowen peninsula, writes Richard Curran.
Acrimony and hostility are filling the air in Dublin 2 as a row between commercial and cultural interests gathers pace, writes Fearghal O'Connor.
Many state bodies are continuing to award increments, bonuses and performance payments, writes Nicola Cooke.
A major European report found that Ireland has one of the worst post-operative mortality rates of the 28 countries surveyed, writes Susan Mitchell.
Ireland will be shifting uncomfortably, thanks to the controversies over Google's and Apple's tax affairs, writes Cliff Taylor.
The vast majority of commercial state companies have not imposed pay cuts over the past three years, a Sunday Business Post survey has found.
Intel's global chief technology officer has endorsed the company's Leixlip plant and promised that it is to have a key role in cutting-edge manufacturing.
Patients in Ireland have the highest risks of dying after surgery of any country in western Europe and one of the highest in the whole of Europe, according to a new study.
Savings this year under the revised extension to the Croke Park agreement are likely to be about €250 million, rather than the €300 million originally sought.
Bus Eireann is to target its Expressway network in a bid to make savings, with reductions likely on some routes.
Irish craft makers will have their designs exhibited in special window displays at Dublin's Brown Thomas, as well as throughout the store, until June 15.
So, after all, we will have a bank inquiry. There will be some grandstanding, of course, but there is no doubt that there are questions to be answered.
Some €400 million of debt will transfer with Bord Gáis Energy when it is sold by the state later this year.
Ireland's multinational tax rules will be back in the spotlight this week, when Apple chief executive Tim Cook appears before a US Senate committee to discuss the company's tax affairs.
The Special Delivery Unit has been given a national intervention fund of €18 million to deal with the increase in hospital waiting times around the country.
The possibility of merging Coillte and Bord na Móna is under "active consideration" by government, the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform has confirmed.
A high-level government-established committee is recruiting consultants to help it map out a future for Ireland West Airport Knock.
Oscar-nominated Irish animation studio Brown Bag Films has seen its turnover rise to €5.6 million as the company expands.
Leo Kearns, chief executive of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, has been seconded to the HSE to take up a key role as the National Lead for Transformation and Change.
Thousands of Irish consumers look set to receive refunds from financial institutions in relation to mis-sold payment protection insurance policies.
UBS Investment Bank has been retained to value the trading business owned by the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation as part of the liquidation of the former Anglo Irish Bank.
Screening of patients with diabetes for eye disease has begun, and the National Cancer Screening Service is aiming to screen about 50,000 patients this year.
Irish engineering design and project management group DPS Engineering has announced a major expansion of its operation in Massachusetts in the United States.
An Irish arm of BlackRock Asset Management, the global financial asset management company that stress-tested the Irish banks as part of the bailout, increased its profit last year.
The Oireachtas health committee's deliberations on the proposed abortion legislation will continue in Leinster House tomorrow morning.
Irish retail chain Heatons is embroiled in a competition case with its part-owner, English retail tycoon Mike Ashley.
The communications regulator has been given the green light to introduce new rules to prevent potential anti-competitive behaviour by RTE's broadcasting network.
An independent group is to be established by the government to review apprenticeship training in Ireland, following a collapse in the numbers taken on in the trades.