Philip J Clarke, who was appointed chief executive of Tesco Ireland less than two years ago, is leaving the role. (Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times)

Phil J Clarke, who was appointed chief executive of Tesco Ireland less than two years ago, is leaving the company. He will be replaced next month by A(...)

ESB’s chief executive Pat O’Doherty saidthat the results reflect “a solid performance across the group’. (Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times)

A combination of storm repair costs, declining wholesale electricity prices and impairment costs in the UK hit profitability at energy supplier ESB(...)

Microsoft  and Google likely to be among the candidates scouting locations. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

A lobby group for the wind energy sector expects “several” large US multinationals with operations here to announce major investments in windfarm-pow(...)

The High Court was informed last week that the case had been settled and it was struck out by Mr Justice Raymond Fullam

EY, which was auditor to Worldspreads prior to its 2012 collapse, has settled a lawsuit brought against it by the KPMG administrators of the bust spr(...)

For CRH the acquisition will catapult it into third spot in the global rankings of building materials groups

CRH has dispatched integration teams to meet with executives from the Holcim-Lafarge business it is due to acquire, as it presses ahead with the €6.5(...)

GreekPrime Minister Alexis Tsipras: lambasted Declan Costello for writing a letter to the Greeks in which he appeared to put pressure on the country to stall a parliamentary vote on a suite of anti-poverty measures.  Photograph: EPA/Stephanie Lecocq

What with Michael Noonan’s cheesy jibes, Enda Kenny’s strategic snuggling up to Angela Merkel and his patronising debt lectures, the beleaguered Greek(...)

 Paddy Power chief executive Andy McCue has moved to acquire the independent bookmakers owned by publican James Reilly. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The relentless squeeze of smaller, independent bookmakers by the bigger players in the market still has a few furlongs to run yet.Paddy Power, which o(...)

Denis O’Brien surely had plenty on his mind as he joined Alex Ferguson in the directors’ box at Old Trafford last Sunday for Manchester United’s demol(...)

Six Nations rugby: More than 120 executives from the property investment and development world must guess the scores of Six Nations matches as part of the Armchair Pundit rugby score prediction game being run by the property group HWBC. Photograph: INPHO/Cathal Noonan

The Armchair Pundit rugby score prediction game being run by the property group HWBC has gone down to the wire.More than 120 executives from the prope(...)

 Café en Seine: The Irish Brokers Association  held its annual awards shindig last night in the Mansion House with an after party in Café en Seine

The Irish Brokers Association (IBA) held its annual awards shindig last night in the Mansion House, with an after party in Café en Seine. Surely a jol(...)