Global private investment firm TPG is to buy a majority stake in Cirque du Soleil, the Montreal based circus and live entertainment company.
German business software giant SAP reported first-quarter sales that topped analysts’ estimates as a weaker euro boosted revenue from markets including the US.
Government debt as a percentage of GDP fell to 110 per cent last year from 123 per cent on the back of better-than-expected economic growth and the early repayment of a portion of IMF loans.
European shares rebounded from their worst weekly drop in four months, led by the telecoms sector after Telenet's move to buy KPN's mobile telephony unit in Belgium.
Tourism Ireland is aiming to grow the number of Australians visiting Ireland by 20 per cent to almost 220,000 by the end of 2017.
Dublin Airport is investing €14 million to more than double the size of its Terminal 2 short-term car park to meet growing customer demand.
Liberty Global's Belgian unit agreed to buy Royal KPN’s local mobile-phone business for €1.33 billion in cash as billionaire John Malone gets his hands on a European wireless network for the first time.
Construction output in the euro zone fell by 1.8 per cent on the month in February and was down by 3.7 per cent year-on-year, according to figures released by EU statistics office Eurostat.
Greece needs to show euro-zone nations what it could deliver by mid-May to unlock new aid payments and avoid default, the European commissioner in charge of euro matters said.
More than 90 per cent of the websites of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) cannot process sales online, new research shows.
Kenmare Resources said it has temporarily repatriated the South African members of its workforce at the Moma mine in Mozambique.
Irish tax receipts are on track to overshoot the government's target by €2 billion, providing the government with leeway for "targeted giveaways", Goodbody Stockbrokers said.
Irish house prices should rise by 9.4 per cent in 2015 followed by growth of 5.2 per cent in 2016 and 4.5 per cent in 2017, Davy Stockbrokers has said.
The biggest loser from a Conservative Party victory in next month’s election might end up being Ireland.
EU facing immigration crisis as 700 die at sea, government considers levies on banks that refuse to cut variable rates and fee income at Big Four accountants almost €1 billion.
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Mary O'Rourke and Conor Lenihan dispatch legal letter to inquiry; Treatment of Trichet undermines Oireachtas'
Cancer survival rates in Ireland are amongst the lowest in Europe, new figures show.
Drivers are to be given penalty points for using their smartphones under new laws to reduce road deaths.
Conservatives are hoping their simple message on the recovering economy will put clear water between them and Labour
Dublin stockbroker Davy has appointed former National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) chief executive John Corrigan as its new chairman.
The Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin will today launch a blistering attack on Sinn Féin
Up to ten bidders will be shortlisted to develop high-rise office block on the quays; US real estate giant Hines and Mulryan’s Ballymore Group among interested parties
Developer Michael O’Flynn could end up managing some of his most prized former assets on behalf of Blackstone
Letter warns any attempt to ‘unilaterally alter’ medical card contracts will end in High Court
An €8.3 billion loan portfolio being auctioned by Nama is expected to fetch as little as €1.5 billion
Movidius, the cutting edge Dublin chip designer, is now valued at up to $250 million following its latest investment drive
As he prepares for the Fianna Fáil ard fhéis this weekend, Micheál Martin dismisses talk of rebellion in the parliamentary party and says that the party’s future lies in reconnecting with its community-based roots
Businessman Leslie Buckley, the current chairman of Independent News & Media (INM)
Denis O’Brien’s Topaz has sought regulatory approval for its takeover of Esso’s Irish petrol stations.
Thirty-year old Dubliner Eamon FitzGerald will remain managing director of Naked Wines UK, the crowdfunded online wine retailer
The International Consolidated Airlines’ Group (IAG) is poised to offer the government further concessions on the landing slots at Heathrow
Airport capital funding plan sent to the European Commission to check state-aid rules compliance
CurrencyFair, the Dublin-based peer-to-peer currency exchange
Packaging giant is categorical it has received no takeover approach, and is itself on acquisition trail
The Competition Authority has extended its investigation into the acquisition by Spar owner BWG of Londis, seeking more information from both parties.
Goldman Sachs is among those believed to be running the rule over Galway developer Gerry Barrett’s hotel and property loan book, Project Maeve.
The former minister who brought through a new law to speed up payments to building sub-contractors has criticised the delay of almost two years in implementing it.
Businessman Gerald Roche is close to completing a refinancing of the debts of the Vista Primary Care Campus in Co Kildare.
For many years hesitant about discussing his sexuality, the three times Booker nominated author would ‘love to have the right’ to ask his partner to marry him in Ireland
Mothers And Fathers Matter, the group set up to oppose the same-sex marriage referendum
The state is seeking to drive down legal costs by centralising the purchasing of 100,000 hours of annual solicitor work.
Catherine O’Mahony The grief over Karen Buckley was not confined to her home parish, but touched the hearts of people here, in Scotland and beyond
Upon the tragic discovery of Karen Buckley’s body, locals tried to offer some comfort to her distraught family
Solicitor’s son says: ‘Just because someone asks for your house doesn’t mean you have to give it to them’
The current contract for private speed cameras has been extended for a further year – but at a reduced cost.
The state’s insolvency agency is considering introducing online financial tutorials for those availing of debt relief solutions
Elaine Byrne We were not all in this together. A relatively small number of individuals were involved in the commercial practices that led to the bank guarantee