Aryzta chief executive Owen Killian regularly admits to being haunted by the idea of becoming irrelevant.Photograph:Cyril Byrne

Is Ireland’s humble ready-meal about to get a French makeover? Swiss-Irish food giant Aryzta is in talks to buy a 49 per cent stake in the French food(...)

Avoca Court dates from 1990, and is being sold on behalf of a Davy fund at an initial yield of 9.48 per cent

Another Dublin suburban office investment goes for sale today when CBRE seeks a buyer for a well-located block at Temple Road in Blackrock. Fiona Kenn(...)

Former Italian prime minister Mario Monti warned anti-Brussels sentiment and rising populism in France threatened to blow the bloc’s Franco-German axis apart. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Aramark eyes Avoca US food services group Aramark Corporation is lining up a takeover bid for the Avoca retail chain, and could make an offer within w(...)

Two doors down from No 66, Ambers at No 64 Monkstown Road was built in the 1970s to complement the existing Victorian Terrace, which they have done(...)

Avoca plants please

If you’re already sipping a cup of tea at a branch of Avoca while reading this, then you’re already winning in the Mother’s Day stakes. The careful(...)

 Mitch Darling scored twice in Ireland’s 8-0 win over Chile in their opening World League round-two group game. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

Four first-quarter goals powered Ireland to a confident 8-0 victory over Chile in their opening World League round-two group game in Chula Vista, San (...)

Just when you think it couldn’t get any prettier, Rocky Valley Drive winds round a bend, and you’re confounded with more. On a bright spring day, t(...)

Bewley’s Cafe on Grafton Street, Dublin 2: it is  closing for six months for a major overhaul. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Those of you who have been lamenting the future of the iconic Bewley’s cafe on Dublin’s Grafton Street should relax, put the kettle on and take a load(...)

Derek Bolger: “I figured I could lure them up the road if I focused on selling good quality products that weren’t available elsewhere.”

Not many people would risk opening an upscale craft butcher’s shop in Dublin’s south inner city, but when Derek Bolger set up his business in Rialto, (...)

Ireland men’s hockey team are hoping to bridge a 67-year gap and be the first to qualify for the Olympic Games in a team sport since the soccer team did in 1948. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

The Irish men’s team, who are currently in South Africa preparing for the first of their Olympic qualifiers are ranked 15th in the world, while the I(...)