Sean O Driscoll: We need to focus more on efficiency. Photograph: Alan Betson

Seán O’Driscoll, the chief executive of Glen Dimplex, yesterday invited the former Japanese prime minister Naoto Kan to the Merrion Hotel in Dublin t(...)

The energy regulator has called on gas and electricity providers to stop surcharging pay-as-you-go customers.Some 150,000 people use pre-pay meters. (...)

NTR chairman Tom Roche. The annual meeting is the obvious platform for Roche or, if he feels conflicted given his control of Woodford Capital , one of the non-execs, to outline the plan for NTR’s future that has been drafted behind the scenes. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

There’s a wind blowing through Irish investment group NTR and it’s not being generated by its turbines in the United States. Last weekend, the (...)

Rosheen McGuckian: “I’m not secretly driven, I know that for a fact.” photograph: brenda fitzsimons

As NTR chief executive Rosheen McGuckian (Rosh for short) tells it, she’s something of an accidental CEO. Her journey to the top of the corporate ladd(...)

SSE Airtricity is to centralise its Northern Irish operations in its new corporate premises at Millennium House on Belfast’s Great Victoria Street.

SSE Airtricity is to create 143 new jobs in Belfast to support its growing energy retail operations in Ireland. The new call centre roles will be in t(...)

A  Bord na Mona  peat powered Power station in Co Offaly.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Despite the weight of conventional wisdom to the contrary, issues can and do move at high speed within the public sector. On Monday morning, the Na(...)

Rosheen McGuckian, chief executive of Greenstar: her growth focus is built around adding 150 megawatts of wind capacity to its portfolio over the next two years. Photograph: Frank Miller / The Irish Times

It has been a bumpy ride but Irish investment group NTR appears to be on the road to recovery. Accounts for the year to the end of March 2014 show tha(...)

 The 2014 SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon  was officially launched yesterday by last year’s winners Maria McCambridge and Seán Hehir. Photograph: David Maher/Sportsfile

The Kenyans and Ethiopians will be back, the big cash prizes too (€10,000 for the winner) and there’ll be some notable changes to the course. Otherwis(...)

Jason Byrne converted an excellent whipped cross to nod in at the back post for  Bohemians. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Cork City 1 Bohemians 1 Cork City remain top of the SSE Airtricity Division, but only on goal difference , after a frustrating draw against Boh(...)

With the office investment market once again experiencing buoyant conditions, agent JLL expects to find an early purchaser for a recently vacan(...)