Bord na Mona CEO Gabriel D’Arcy (left) and chairman John Horgan at the release of the annual report. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Bord na Móna, which yesterday announced a tripling of its annual profits, expressed its “frustration” over perceived delays from Irish Water in assess(...)

RTE is seeking a High Court injunction that would affect UPC’s launch of the “television anywhere” service in Ireland. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

RTÉ and UPC Ireland are locked in high-level talks to resolve a legal row over plans by the cable operator for a new on-the-go smartphone and table(...)

Dermot Desmond offloaded two million shares in Canadian-listed Mountain Province Diamonds. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Dermot Desmond has sold, for about €7 million, part of his stake in a company that co-owns one of the largest diamond mines in the world. The b(...)

Subscribers realise they can avoid call charges by using internet telephony services on their mobiles at cheaper data rates, which is starting to hollow out the call revenues of mobile providers such as Denis O’Brien’s Digicel

Digicel is embroiled in a cross-Caribbean scrap with a phalanx of angry VoIP (internet telephony) providers, upon which Denis O’Brien’s company wants (...)

John Teeling: veteran warhorse of the Irish exploration industry. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Companies connected to John Teeling, the veteran warhorse of the Irish exploration industry, are close to sealing a peace treaty with authorities in t(...)

 Michael McNicholas: genial sort

Michael McNicholas delivered his first full set of results as chief executive of Bord Gáis (soon to be known as Eriva) this week.McNicholas, a genial (...)

Kate Robertson: chairman of French advertising giant Havas

Preparations have kicked off in earnest for the Ireland’s turn to stage the One Young World global conference for young social entrepreneurs, which(...)

Applegreen  is also building a number of motorway “super service stations” in Ireland

So thrilled is Applegreen/Petrogas with its nascent push into the US, that the forecourts retailer is already looking to expand its network. Bob Etchi(...)

Dr Don Thornhill: delighted to see Germany win the World Cup. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill
Irish World Cup win

Ireland didn’t qualify for the World Cup – boohoo – but we could still be winners from it. Or so says Dr Don Thornhill, chairman of the National Compe(...)

Net financial gain to taxpayers from the sale of Bord Gáis Energy will not be €1 billion, or anything like it.

The State, says Bord Gáis’s well-regarded chief executive Michael McNicholas, will eventually pocket about €1 billion from the sale proceeds of its en(...)