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(...)

Ardagh chairman Paul Coulson. Photograph: Frank Miller

Global packaging group Ardagh posted a 24 per cent rise in revenues to €1.2 billion in the fourth quarter of 2014. However, when the acquisition of Ve(...)

The proceeds of the debt issuance, along with the proceeds from the sale of the six glass plants, will be used to repay senior notes due 2017

CHARLIE TAYLORThe Ardagh Group, the Luxembourg-based packaging giant run by Paul Coulson, has announced plans to sell €1.8 billion of debt.The moves c(...)

BT Ireland’s underlying revenue grew by 3 per cent in the first nine months of its trading year.

Telecoms group BT Ireland is seeking voluntary redundancies from its 3,000-strong workforce in Ireland. Sources said BT wants to reduce its head count(...)

Revenue at BT Ireland rose in the third quarter, as the company continued to build on its core business here. The firm, which today reported results f(...)

The Ardagh Group is in settlement talks aimed at saving a proposed $1.7 billion deal to buy  Verallia North America

The Ardagh Group, the Luxembourg-based packaging firm run by Paul Coulson, is in settlement talks aimed at saving a proposed $1.7 billion deal to buy (...)

Walford, Shrewsbury Road, Dublin 4:  €14 million

There was a definite increase in activity on the residential property sales front this year and transaction levels are back where they were three year(...)

The FTC says  the deal would reduce competition in the US market for beer and liquor bottles. Photograph: Getty Images

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has challenged Ardagh Group’s proposed $1.7 billion acquisition of Saint-Gobain Containers, saying the deal woul(...)