Robbie Keane: fundamentally solid, occasionally infuriating, but remarkably consistent

The announcement by Eircom on Tuesday that it had rejected a bid of up to €3.3 billion for the business was peculiarly timed. The offer was apparently(...)

Anchorage Capital, which has global operations and is headquartered in New York, did not comment when asked if it was the “credible” bidder referred to by Eircom.

The ownership of Eircom is back up for grabs after it rejected a “credible” offer of up to €3.3 billion, while its biggest shareholder has also sold a(...)

Wednesday is the deadline for a request from Eircom to extend by more than two years to 2022 the repayment date for about €2 billion of its loans.

Eircom turned down a bid of up to €3.3 billion for the business in the first three months of the year.The telecoms company, which on Monday reported a(...)

Eircom will return to revenue growth in the current quarter, the company says, bringing it “one step closer” to a renewed flotation attempt.Richard Mo(...)

Grainne O’Halloran, technical director and Oliver Sutherland, group commercial officer, at the Valeo Foods plant. Photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennell

Valeo Foods, the Irish food company that owns the Jacobs biscuit brand, has brought production back to Ireland of the preserves brand Fruitfield, and (...)

Avoca managing director Simon Pratt says the family is “inundated” with buyout approaches, but that no decision has been made. Photograph: Pat Langan

The dance between the Pratt family, who own Avoca Handweavers, and Aramark, the listed US food service giant that is in the frame to buy it, goes on.A(...)

Amanda Pratt: no longer assisting the owners of Bewley’s cafe on Grafton St

Speaking of the family that owns Avoca, I hear Amanda Pratt, who once ran the fashion and design side of the business, in no longer assisting the owne(...)

Google’s David Sneddon, REI chairperson Oonagh O’Hagan and Harvey Norman chief executive Blaine Callard at the Retail Excellence Ireland ‘Retail Retreat’ in Carton House, Maynooth

More than 500 retailers from across the country gathered on Tuesday and Wednesday in the plush surroundings of the Carton House Hotel in Kildare for t(...)

Counsel for RTÉ told the court that Mr O’Brien wanted a “boring, dry, sterlie” report. Photograph: The Irish Times

The injunction case taken by businessman Denis O’Brien and IBRC to prevent an RTÉ story about his dealings with the State-owned bank will wrap up on F(...)

Heineken’s newly launched Orchard Thieves cider brand: building a profile.

Bulmers/Magners cidermaker C&C released its annual results this week, which showed its home market of Ireland is making it plenty of cash.Bulmers’(...)