Bord Bia chief executive Aidan Cotter: “The lifting of international sanctions on Iran opens the way for Irish food exporters to explore trading opportunities in the second largest economy in the Middle East.”

Ireland’s two main banks still refuse to facilitate financial transactions with Iran – the Middle East’s second largest economy – despite the lifting(...)

The disclosure that the State dairy exporter Ornua paid nine top executives €9.2 million in salaries and bonuses over the past two years has whipped up a storm in farming circles

Ornua, the State’s largest dairy exporter, is said to be aggrieved at the current focus on executive pay within the group. The disclosure that Ornua (...)

Pat O’Rourke: “The farmers I’ve talked to say there is simply no justification for these massive salaries when the price they’re receiving for their product is at a 10-year low”

A former president of the Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA) has described as “exorbitant” the salaries being awarded to top executive(...)

 Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of a US technology giant Apple, who has said the technology giant should pay more tax. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says the technology giant should pay more tax. Mr Wozniak, widely known as Woz, said he believed all companies should (...)

Ibec CEO Danny McCoy with strategist and author Alastair Campbell  and Mary Rose Burke, Ibec director of strategy, international and corporate affairs. Photograph:  Conor McCabe Photography

Ireland may have to review its own membership of the EU if Britain votes to leave, according to Ibec’s chief executive Danny McCoy. He said Ireland (...)

The president of the Irish Farmers’ Association, Joe Healy, has criticised milk processor Glanbia over the price it is paying to suppliers. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

The new president of the Irish Farmers’ Association, Joe Healy, has criticised milk processor Glanbia over the price it is paying to suppliers. Mr He(...)

Wall Street stocks were little changed on Thursday evening after a raft of mixed quarterly earnings and the slide in oil prices kept investors on the sidelines.

European shares fell slightly on Thursday after the European Central Bank kept rates unchanged, with Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson and Fren(...)

Chief executive Kevin Lane, chairman Aaron Forde and group finance director Donal Buggy at the announcement of Ornua’s results. Photograph: Patrick Bolger

News that Ornua’s nine top executives shared more than €9 million in pay, bonuses and pension contributions over the last two years “couldn’t have co(...)

   Padraig Gibbons, chairman of Aurivo with Donal Tierney, CFO and Aaron Forde, Chief Executive of Aurivo. Picture Kenneth O’Halloran/JCP.

Dairy co-op Aurivo, formerly Connacht Gold, posted a 55 per cent drop in operating profit to €3 million last year amid the ongoing slump in milk pric(...)

Joe Healy, from Galway, who was elected president of the Irish Farmers Association (IFA) at their 2016 Election today. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Joe Healy’s landslide victory in the Irish Farmers Association’s presidential race represents a kick in the teeth for the establishment. Electing som(...)