Top Stories

Lower guidance, impairment and a strong dollar push GAN shares further down

Despite much-awaited share buybacks, Dermot Smurfit’s online gambling technology firm still has a lot to do to achieve profitability – and is raising debt in the meantime.

The Belfast start-up attempting a simple solution for a complex problem

MedAll has lofty ambitions of making medical training globally accessible, removing financial and geographical barriers. After just 18 months in business, the medical community is taking serious notice.

One of the world’s biggest drugmakers is preparing for bankruptcy. And the insolvency could land in Dublin

Facing thousands of lawsuits over its alleged role in the US opioid crisis, Endo International is openly talking about bankruptcy. Due to a 2014 inversion, it could happen in Dublin.

Where’s the novelty? The farm machine manufacturer and the Irish patent showdown

Peter Cunnane is an engineer, inventor and businessman. The Mayo man behind farm machinery manufacturer Cashels claims a rival business has infringed his patented bale cutter. The dispute has wound up in the Commercial Court.

Data centres have become a fault line between industrial and environmental policy. Now, the battle is moving to the High Court  

Four major data centre operators are now tackling South Dublin County Council in the High Court over the council’s decision to ban the construction of data centres. The cases highlight the conflict between Irish industrial policy and Irish environmental policy.

On the trail of Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi: How the roots of a united Europe can be found in a Czech village

Hitler hated him and called him a "cosmopolitan bastard" and he was said to be the model for Victor Laszlo in Casablanca. But Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi had a vision for a united Europe, which he developed in the Czech village of Poběžovice and which make him a hate figure for far-right conspiracists even today.

He’s my brother: The entwined and estranged lives of Jack and Bobby Charlton

A new book by football writer Jonathan Wilson looks at the lives of Jack and Bobby Charlton and how one brother overcame anxiety and worry while the other got on by being himself.

“Things are changing. There’s a real shift. We’re on the cusp of a recession. Young people feel really isolated”

From a looming recession to marginalised identities, Wexford-born fashion designer Richard Malone has striking views across a wide variety of subjects. Having taken a residency at the National Gallery, he talks about identity, values and high fashion.

Top Voices

Sinéad O’Sullivan: Immigration, innovation, and Ireland

We are not going to be able to prevent talented people from leaving Ireland - nor should we. But could Ireland create the innovation ecosystem it needs by enabling people to come here as quickly and easily as possible? It is time to reform our immigration system.

Chess, marathons, and the markets: Investors should ponder the “Paradox of Skill”

In the increasingly competitive world of investing, more investors with faster access to more information is clearly increasing the absolute skill deployed. Unsurprisingly, the spread between winners and those in close pursuit is shrinking.

Paschal Donohoe’s Sinn Féin offensive, the civil service gender divide and Ireland’s rental crisis: Rewinding the week that was

Both the Taoiseach and Tánaiste have been trenchant critics of Sinn Féin in recent times. But their interventions have been personal and have centred on the party’s past. Last week Paschal Donohoe tried to open up a new front.

The OECD tax deal was for a level playing field. The US bill on a 15% minimum rate is ignoring it

Instead of playing along the rules agreed by 137 countries to raise corporation tax to a global minimum, Democratic Senators have selected the bits that favour narrow American interests – and put international co-operation at risk.

Liz Truss is likely to damage EU-UK relations further. The only question is the timing

Of the two remaining Oxford-educated candidates for UK Prime Minister, Liz Truss is in the lead. Her reliance on the Conservative party’s hard right will mean a tough line on the Northern Ireland Protocol - though not out of conviction.

Bank of Ireland property

Sean Keyes on investing: Rising rates and falling house prices

When the tectonic plates of finance shift, the thing most people notice is a change in their monthly mortgage payment. So how will higher rates shake out for homeowners and buyers?

John Looby: The curse of cakeism was baked in Bruges

Margaret Thatcher and Boris Johnson may be gone, but the delusional curse she baked in Bruges, and that he delivered with gusto in Downing Street, still holds party and country in malevolent thrall.

Skills, legacy, purpose: Know your value when looking for a new role

Many employees add significant value to the businesses they work for – sometimes multiple times what they cost their employers – but very few are aware of it.