European stocks rebounded, extending weekly gains, as HSBC Holdings led banks higher and companies including Renault rose on sales and earnings releases.
Irish construction firm CRH has had its planned €6.5 billion purchase of European assets from Lafarge and Holcim cleared by European competition regulators.
Former IBRC chairman Alan Dukes has said he is “extremely angry” at the suggestion of “criminality” or malpractice in any of the bank’s transactions.
Euro-area finance ministers hurled abuse at Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis behind closed doors as they shut down his bid to find a shortcut to releasing financial aid.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has not ruled out a public inquiry into IBRC’S sale of Siteserv to Denis O’Brien’s Millington, but said an inquiry would take “quite a long time”.
With confirmation that Boston College and Georgia Tech won't be playing in Croke Park in 2016, the challenges with staging an American Football game in Ireland became clear.
European shares recovered from Thursday's decline boosted by encouraging earnings reports from the likes of Renault and a new record high set by the Nasdaq index.
The government has announced funding of more than €30 million for Science Foundation Ireland to support 23 research projects involving more than 100 researchers.
German business confidence jumped to a 10-month high in April in a sign that growth in Europe’s largest economy is set to pick up on the back of record stimulus and a favourable exchange rate.
HSBC Holdings, Europe’s largest bank, started a review of where its headquarters should be, signalling it could move away from Britain because of increased regulatory burdens.
Agora Publishing has announced plans to establish a multilingual contact centre and a technology services centre in Waterford with the creation of 100 new jobs over three years.
The Apple Watch launched globally on Friday but there was no sign of the excitement usually attached to the company's product rollouts.
Sherry Perreault, a senior director from Canada’s Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner has been appointed as Ireland’s first head of lobbying regulation.
Businessman Denis O'Brien has said he did not run the selling process of Siteserv and was merely the buyer.
Microsoft has reported better-than-expected profits as growth in cloud software sales and more expensive versions of server programmes made up for slowing demand for PCs.
Ireland has become more competitive since the financial crisis but the cost of doing business is creeping up again as the economy recovers, the National Competitiveness Council has warned.
Finance ministers from the euro zone meet in Riga to discuss where to go from here as talks on more rescue money for Greece enter a fourth month.
E-commerce company Amazon's quarterly revenue rose 15 per cent, helped by higher revenue from North America and its fast-growing cloud-computing services unit.
Major tensions existed between IBRC and Department of Finance, urban-rural gulf widens as capital speeds ahead and McKillen triumphs as the Barclays exit hotels.
What's happening in the business world in the week ahead.
European stocks declined as data showed euro area output expanded at a slower pace in April and Ericsson led technology shares lower.
Enterprise Ireland’s five day trade mission to the Gulf States has resulted in 28 new Irish-based jobs and €16 million in new contracts for Irish companies.
The Dublin City Council has approved a docklands development plan which will create 18,000 square metres of office space and 100 apartments.
General Motors’ first-quarter profit of $900 million missed estimates as struggles in Russia and Brazil undermined strong sales of light trucks in the US.
Applications for unemployment benefits in the US held below 300,000 for the seventh straight week, pointing to a rebound in payrolls after hiring eased last month.
The mammoth legal battle between the investor Paddy McKillen and the Barclay twins looks set to be resolved, with the British billionaires poised to sell their stake in Maybourne luxury hotel group in London.
Business activity in the euro zone was weaker than expected in April, with new orders slowing and weaker rates of expansion in France and Germany.
Paddy Power has appointed Gav Thompson as chief marketing officer, responsible for the strategic direction of the brand, from June.
European shares declined as economic data showed that euro zone output expanded at a slower pace in April while Ericsson led technology shares lower after disappointing results.
New car registrations rose by nearly 30 per cent in the first three months of the year to 64,714, a new report says.
Shareholders in Independent News & Media have voted in favour of the company's plan to sell its shareholding in Australia's APN at an extraordinary meeting.
Former AIB chairman Dermot Gleeson said that AIB did not seek a blanket guarantee of the Irish banks during the financial crisis and has expressed his "sincere regret" for his part in the banking crisis.
Factory gate prices rose by 3.4 per cent on the month in March and were up by 9.5 per cent year-on-year, the Central Statistics Office said.
Franklin Templeton’s Michael Hasenstab, who made billions of dollars investing in Irish bonds, continued to cut his holdings of the nation’s debt in the first quarter as yields plunged.
The Dublin economy is performing strongly and has outperformed the rest of the country for 10 straight quarters, a new report shows.
As the wheels of modern finance spin ever faster, people are being left behind. No longer are traders seen as the sole masters of the financial universe.
Dell has announced plans to create 100 new jobs in innovation technology research and development (R&D) at its Limerick campus.
Growth in France’s private sector almost stalled in April in a sign of renewed weakness in the euro zone’s second-largest economy.
McDonald's new chief executive officer, who is charged with reinvigorating the world's biggest restaurant chain, said he would deliver his turnaround plan next month.
Permanent TSB has agreed to repurchase €400 million of 10 per cent contingent convertible notes from the state at a premium of €10.54 million.
A Chinese manufacturing gauge fell to a 12-month low in April, suggesting government efforts to cushion a slowdown are yet to revive the nation’s factories.
Facebook posted its slowest growth in quarterly revenue in two years as higher spending on research and development ate into profits.
Dukes contradicts Noonan's Siteserv account, AIB set to cut standard variable rate for almost 150,000 mortgage holders and Tesco's Irish arm is worst performer worldwide.
What's happening in the business world in the days ahead.
European shares fell for the first time in three days and US equity-index futures declined while the dollar weakened.
The German government has upgraded its economic growth forecasts for this and next year to 1.8 per cent.
Russian gas giant Gazprom has been accused by the European Union of abusing its market power to raise gas prices.
Leading online clothes retailer Zalando has announced plans to create up to 200 jobs in Dublin over the next three years.