John Mullins: chief executive of Amarenco Solar.

Former chief executives of Bord Gáis and energy giant SSE have both invested in Climote, a smart home technology company headquartered in Dundalk. Jo(...)

The 54MW wind
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farm in Slieve Rushen, Co Fermanagh, was originally developed by business tycoon Se
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n Quinn in 1994. Photograph: Reuters

Platina Partners, a London- based renewable energy investor, has acquired a giant wind farm for £100 million (€127 million) from the S tate-app(...)

Adrian Carmack (left) with John Romero at the five star Heritage Golf & Spa resort in Killenard, Co Laois.

Adrian Carmack, a co-founder of the firm that created ground-breaking game franchises Doom and Quake, is the new owner of the five-star Heritage Go(...)

Eason: in discussions with Siptu over  “a small number of redundancies which arise from the restructuring of its head-office functions”. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Siptu has called “emergency general meetings” for managers in the Irish-owned books to stationary retailer Eason & Son over a number of compuls(...)

Johnny Ronan: emergence with backing of an unknown partner is the latest move in comeback. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Johnny Ronan, the former head of Treasury Holdings, has made the shortlist to buy Project Wave, a strategic 2.35 acre site in Dublin’s north dockla(...)

A new National Security Agency (NSA) data gathering facility is seen under construction in Bluffdale, about 40 kms south of Salt Lake City, Utah. Photograph:  Jimmy Urquhart/ Reuters)

IIU, the private equity firm led by financier Dermot Desmond, has invested in Vahna, a cyber-security firm. The United States company is led by Brenda(...)

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The fund run by Covestone beat rival funds managed by much larger financial institutions such as Davy, Irish Life, Merrion, Bank of Ireland, Ulster Bank and Zurich. Photograph: Reuters

A fund run by Dublin-based wealth manager Covestone has delivered a 31 per cent return for its investors to the end of August, since it launched in Ju(...)

Samples of standardised plain cigarette packaging. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Italy has objected to Ireland’s plain tobacco packaging proposals on the day of the deadline yesterday for European Union countries to lodge their con(...)

Healthier Smoker Ltd made liquids used in e-cigarettes under a number of different names, including Purple Silk, Calm Desert Brand, Kamel Blend and Myfair E-juice.

Japan Tobacco International has halted its legal proceedings against Healthier Smoker Ltd (HSL) after the Waterford-based firm’s liquidator agreed on (...)

Making it plain: cigarettes waiting to be packaged. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

Eight European Union countries have lodged concerns about Ireland’s plain tobacco packaging proposals, with the deadline for objections ending today.(...)