At the top of the Irish list are Hilary and Alannah Weston (above), the Dublin-born mother and daughter from the family which controls Brown Thomas and Penneys in Ireland and Selfridges and Primark in the UK. The family is valued at some €15 billion. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The richest 250 people in Ireland are worth a combined €75.03 billion and have seen their wealth increase by 15.9 per cent in the last year, according(...)

Alltech founder Dr Pearse Lyons says merger will precipitate  “better performance and value to livestock and poultry producers across the globe.”

Animal nutrition company Alltech is to acquire US-based Ridley in a move the companies say will create a new model to deliver products and tailored fe(...)

Alltech founder and president Pearse Lyons.

Animal nutrition company Alltech yesterday announced a new $63 million investment in Brazil that is expected to generate 200 jobs.The investment com(...)

Founder of Alltech, Dr Pearse Lyons: donating cash to set up an innovation fund for budding entrepreneurs, in an initiative called Lyons Den.

Alltech founder Pearse Lyons is contemplating his inner dragon. The Irish-born US-based gazillionaire told me he is donating cash to set(...)

We’ve always worshipped the drink in this country, but Alltech founder Pearse Lyons is taking the concept to extremes with his new distillery and visi(...)

Dr Pearse Lyons was a recipient of the RDS gold medal last year. The founder of Alltech says the company is close to completing two ‘game-changing’ buyouts. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dr Pearse Lyons, the Irish-born founder of animal nutrition business Alltech, says it is close to completing two “game-changing” acquisitions that cou(...)

Last year’s Alltech International Brewing and Distilling Convention in the Convention Centre Dublin 3:40

In the early 1980s, consumers were not exactly spoiled for choice when it came to beer – requests for anything more exotic than Guinness, Harp, Tennen(...)

Byrne Looby Partners, which worked on the Aviva Stadium project in Dublin, is to create 25 jobs at its Irish offices and a further 25 overseas.

It was a good day for jobs yesterday with the announcement of more than 340 new positions around the country.A €52 million science and engineering ini(...)

Dr Pearse Lyons, president and founder of Alltech, speaking yesterday at the RDS, where he was presented with the RDS Gold Medal award for industry and commerce.

Six years ago, Alltech founder Dr Pearse Lyons came up with an idea to create a platform for dairy and beef farmers to meet, network and hear about ne(...)

Alltech founder and president Dr Pearse Lyons, who  was yesterday awarded the RDS Gold Medal for Industry and Commerce in recognition of his contribution to Irish business. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Alltech founder and president Dr Pearse Lyons was yesterday awarded the RDS Gold Medal for Industry and Commerce in recognition of his contribution to(...)