Liam Casey’s PCH has acquired Fab.com, a US ecommerce website that was valued at a $1 billion just over a year ago.
Business leaders are hoping that an ‘Apple effect’ will encourage more people interested in tech careers or starting their own companies to move out of Dublin - to the west of Ireland.
The hen harrier is being blamed for blocking the construction of a €2m mountain bike trail in the Slieve Bloom mountains.
Hotel gas boiler installers are still not being inspected despite the tragic death of a hotel guest four years ago.
Revenue at fruit and vegetable supplier Total Produce slipped 1.4 per cent to €3.13 million, while profit before tax was down 8.1 per cent.
UPDATE: Bookmaker Paddy Power saw profit before tax jump 18 per cent to €166.6 million in 2014 after what it described as “an excellent year”.
British bank Barclays saw full-year profit jump 12 per cent, beating analysts’ estimates, as it set aside an extra £750 million for the settlement of a global probe into the manipulation of currency markets.
Initial evaluation of a 3D seismic survey of Providence Resources’ Drombeg prospect has indicated the possibility of a large deep-water fan system, the company said.
The top stories in Tuesday's newspapers.
Samsung Electronics won early praise for its new high-end Galaxy S6 smartphones, with reviewers saying the devices featured premium materials and innovative design. Shares surged.
European shares declined from a fresh seven-year high as energy companies slid on foot of further oil prices declines.
Bio-marine Ingredients Ireland (BII) said it has been notified by Donegal County Council of its intent to grant planning permission for its new marine food ingredients plant in Killybegs, which would result in the creation of 70 jobs as well as 50 construction jobs.
Tullow Oil may have to suspend its TEN project as a result of a maritime border dispute between Ghana and Ivory Coast.
Euro zone consumer prices fell by less than expected in February while unemployment eased in January for the third month in a row, new figures show.
Samsung Electronics rebooted its premium Galaxy smartphones with the S6 and S6 Edge as the company tries to reverse profit declines and market-share losses to Apple.
Petroceltic said that two non-executive directors, Don Wolcott and Joe Mach, have resigned from the board with immediate effect.
Hibernia REIT said it has agreed to acquired Cumberland House in Dublin 2 for €49 million from Morretino Limited.
Activity in the manufacturing sector rose to a 15-year high in February as strong new orders helped to boost employment in the sector, a new survey shows.
Grafton Group said it has acquired TG Lynes, a British distributor of mechanical engineering products, for an undisclosed sum.
More than €100 million needed to tackle trolley crisis, new "use it or lose it" rule to speed up home building and consumer confidence higher than in boom years.
Insurance group FBD has reported a pre-tax loss of €4.53 million for 2014 compared with a profit of €51.5 million in 2013 as the worst weather in the group's history and a deterioration in claims hit profitability.
What's happening in the business world this week.
IAG to make final move as Labour and union resistance to deal wanes
The Taoiseach’s most senior civil servant Martin Fraser was recalled for interview by the Fennelly Commission
The National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP) will be excluded from negotiations on a new GP contract.
As the government readies legislation which will change the rules that schools can use to control student admission
The Earl of Iveagh, a descendant of Arthur Guinness, has hit out at discount supermarket alcohol, which he said was leading to people “drinking themselves silly”.
A group of TDs have failed in their attempt to get rid of a private firm which was carrying out independent checks on their Dáil expenses.
Nishida family owns one of the largest hotel groups in Japan; No decision yet on what to do with former taoiseach Haughey’s house and its grounds
The former chief executive of the Irish arm of RSA Insurance, Philip Smith, is seeking up to €4 million in compensation from the company as part of his claim for unfair dismissal.
Bank of Ireland boss Richie Boucher has said he regrets some of the lending decisions he made in the run-up to the financial crisis.
Bono has emerged as the anchor of a dream team of Irish investors in a red-hot Dublin start-up.
A firm co-founded by a former senior banker in Anglo Irish Bank is suing a Maple 10 developer after the two sides fell out over a coup to make millions from a bond in the taxpayer-owned bank.
Hundreds of former Anglo Irish Bank clients have made claims regarding alleged mis-selling and fraud issues ahead of a cut-off date set down by the former toxic bank’s special liquidators.
An unpublished Health Service Executive (HSE) audit has uncovered huge variations in the provision of a potentially life-saving cure to stroke patients in Irish hospitals
Pharmacists and dentists are seeking “immediate discussions” on a reversal of pay cuts levied against their members by the state in recent years.
Barricade Security Systems, an Irish tech company which has developed an early hacker warning product
Tánaiste Joan Burton has promised to back a rise in the national minimum wage for workers and to give two weeks of paid paternity leave to fathers.
Conrad Black, the former multimillionaire newspaper publisher, has said he is sorry to see former billionaire and fellow ex-media tycoon Tony O’Reilly financially “hit the wall”.
Paddy McKillen, the Belfast businessman, has upped the stakes in the battle for control of the Maybourne luxury hotel group
Billionaire twins contacted former finance minister and Dept of Finance head John Moran
The coalition party expects a shellacking at the polls, but there are some hopeful signs
Use by hospitals of a treatment that can lessen the impact of a stroke varies widely across the country
The cost of tax exemption on donations of heritage items to the state was more than €2 million in the four years to 2014.
As political nerds and close observers of the thrilling theatre that is parliamentary life will be aware
In late 2011, Padraig O’Riordan gave an interview to The Parchment, the in-house magazine of the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association.
Banking inquiry Week 8
Senior executives from Anglo Irish Bank are likely to be among the last witnesses called before the banking inquiry