Grafton Group’s outgoing finance director Colm ó Nualláin (left)  and chief executive Gavin Slark.  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Revenues at Grafton Group were largely flat in the six months to the end of June as poor weather and currency fluctuations weighed on the bottom line (...)

Grafton Group chief executive Gavin Shark (left) and finance director Colm O'Nualain. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

DIY and builders’ merchant group Grafton has bought English operation Thompson Building Centres for €3.8 million. Thompson had been pla(...)