Barclays boss Antony Jenkins has defended his decision to take an annual bonus for 2014, in a move helping his total pay package rise from £1.6m to £5.5m.

Tax take beats target for February

The tax take at the end of February was ahead of target - to the tune of €345m.

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Ryanair to cut check-in charges

Low-fare airline Ryanair is reducing its check-in charges as part of a newly-launched customer charter.

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Paddy Power operating profit up 19%

Paddy Power today reported an increase in operating profit of 19% to €163.8m, ahead of analysts’ expectations.

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More than three-quarters of Irish businesses 'expecting to give pay rises'

More than three quarters of Irish businesses expect to give pay rises this year, according to a new survey.

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Barclays profits up 12% despite rate-rigging scandal

Barclays took an additional £750m hit to cover alleged involvement in the foreign exchange rate-rigging scandal as it announced a rise in annual profits today.

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Irish hotel prices increase for fourth year in a row

Hotel prices across Ireland have increased for the fourth consecutive year, new research has shown.

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