ABP chief executive Paul Finnerty said the economic benefits of the redevelopment, particularly during construction, have been delivered during a difficult period for the local labour market.

ABP Food Group has completed the €50 million redevelopment of its facilities in Cahir, Co Tipperary. The redevelopment, which was officially opened to(...)

Larry Goodman: said the group pays substantial millions in corporation taxes on the profits earned and is tax compliant in all jurisdictions in which it operates.

The Revenue Commissioners are reviewing the international corporate structures used by Larry Goodman’s ABP Food Group and other businesses, in the lig(...)

Larry Goodman: his business empire involves myriad companies, many of which are unlimited and do not publish accounts, in Ireland, the UK, Jersey, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. Often ownership goes from Co Louth to the UK to Jersey and back to Co Louth.  Photograph: Alan Betson

On August 23rd, 2013, three people assembled in Luxembourg before Maitre Joseph Elvinger to make yet another change in the international structures th(...)

Larry Goodman. Luxembourg company Parlesse Investments Sarl has shares in, and loans out to, a range of Mr Goodman’s businesses. Photograph: Eamonn Farrell/Photocall Ireland

A Larry Goodman company based in Luxembourg made a profit of €52.6 million in 2013 and paid just 0.4 per cent tax, according to accounts in the tiny E(...)

Photograph: Dominic Lipinski / PA Wire.
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In numbers: Workplace wellbeing 47 Percentage of Irish employers “providing facilities to promote physical activity or healthy diets” among their work(...)

Paul Murphy:  accused by Simon Coveney  of “trying to infer something I do not think is relevant or exists”.

Ireland produces the highest- quality beef on the planet, Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney has said as he was questioned about Larry Goodman’s (...)

The reopening of the US market to Irish beef, announced earlier this week, effectively ends a 16-year long embargo on European beef imports in the US

ABP Foods, the group founded and chaired by beef baron Larry Goodman, looks set to be the first European company to take advantage of the lifting of (...)

Some 30 people died in farm accidents in 2014, the highest number since 1991. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Farm safety campaigner Brian Rohan has warned last year’s high number of farm deaths could be exceeded this year because of the removal of the milk qu(...)

Silvercrest Foods in Ballybay, Co Monaghan. Photograph: Philip Fitzpatrick/PA

Former meat trader Martin McAdam has confirmed he will appeal a High Court ruling made earlier this month that he should supply security of costs of (...)

The disclosure in Ireland of adulteration of beef products with equine DNA  led to discovery of a pan-European problem. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

A small beef processing company which claims it was “hung out” as the “fall guy” for the Irish horsemeat scandal has been directed to provide security(...)