Russia has bailed out a mid-sized bank to save it from bankruptcy – a clear sign that the slide in the value of the rouble in the wake of falling oil prices is straining the banking system.

Sean Quinn to take on consultancy role

Former billionaire Sean Quinn is set to take a consultancy role with the company that has taken over his former manufacturing empire.



US visitors to Ireland up almost 20%

There has been a rise of almost 20% in visitor numbers from the US.


Tesco profit claim investigate

The accounting watchdog has launched an investigation into a £263m overstatement of profit expectations at Tesco.


Grocers getting new regulations

New draft regulations for the grocery goods sector are being published today.


'Spectacular' economic growth of almost 6% predicted

A group representing businesses expects economic growth to hit 5.7% this year, the strongest rate in Europe.