Bernard Daly, Tiarnan O'Mahoney and Aoife Maguire were found guilty on all counts

Former Anglo officials found guilty on all counts

30 Jul Three former Anglo officials charged with trying to hide accounts connected to the bank's former chairman Sean FitzPatrick from the Revenue Commissioners have been found guilty of all charges.

Ireland's economy accelerated by 1.4% in the first three months of this year

Ireland fastest growing economy in EU - CSO

30 Jul Ireland's economy accelerated by 1.4% in the first three months of this year and expanded by more than previously thought in 2014, according to the latest Central Statistic Office figures.

Consumer spending helped push US GDP higher in the second quarter

US economy grew by 2.3% in second quarter

30 Jul The US economy picked up sharply in the second quarter, boosted by increased consumer spending and exports after a tepid first quarter, the country's Commerce Department has reported.

Lloyds Banking Group said the majority of the total portfolio was impaired

Lloyds sells Irish portfolio to consortium

30 Jul Britain's Lloyds Banking Group has sold a portfolio of Irish commercial loans to a consortium, including Goldman Sachs and Bank of Ireland, for a total €1.2 billion.

Shell plans to cut jobs and shed assets as it tries to close its takeover of BG Group

Shell to cut 6,500 jobs as oil price hits profits

30 Jul Royal Dutch Shell is to axe 6,500 jobs this year and step up spending cuts to deal with an extended period of lower oil prices which contributed to a 37% drop in the oil and gas group's second-quarter profits.

The SBCI was established as an additional support to small businesses

SBCI lent €45m between March and June

30 Jul The Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland said it had lent €45m from March to June, with loans to the agriculture sector making up nearly a third of all loans.