The town won a Purple Flag last year, an award for the quality of its evening and night-time economy.

Swords is one of Dublin’s most vibrant suburbs. Full of young families, the town has a population of 50,000 and has shaken off any sleepy suburban (...)

Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation, and excluding some costs, climbed 16 per cent to €3.40 billion, the Leverkusen, Germany-based Bayer said in a statement on Tuesday. (Photograph: Ina Fassbender/Reuters)

Bayer AG, Germany’s largest company, reported first-quarter profit that beat analysts’ estimates as top-selling drugs Xarelto and Eylea continued to (...)

Regeneron’s Jeff Landry: “The Dublin base gives the company insight into the European marketplace.” Photograph:  Conor McCabe Photography

A leading US biopharma company will run clinical trials in Ireland for a new drug it hopes will provide a breakthrough for an aggravating skin condit(...)

Glanbia lost 1.2 per cent at €18 in line with several industry rivals as major London food conference got under way.

Volatility across global financial markets is at a two-month low as signs that central banks will keep borrowing costs lower for longer settled invest(...)

Germany’s Bayer disappointed investors with its earnings outlook for 2016 when a new chief executive will steer the company through changes in its healthcare, seeds and crop chemicals markets.

Germany’s Bayer disappointed investors with its earnings outlook for 2016 when a new chief executive will steer the company through changes in its hea(...)

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 Apple sank 2 per cent, the most in more than three weeks, to $115.93, making it the biggest drag on the Nasdaq and the S&P 500. Photograph: Beck Diefenbach/Reuters

European stocks declined less steeply than on Tuesday, as commodity producers rebounded from a sell-off. However, investors remained cautious about c(...)

 Ryanair aircraft at Dublin Airport: the airline fell 2.4 per cent to €13.40 yesterday. Photograph: Andy Eain/EPA

Stock markets around the world fell and bond yields rose as investors weighed the implications that a US interest rate rise before the end of the ye(...)

Apple: results out on Tuesday. Photograph: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images
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Bayer chief executive Marijn Dekkers: would not comment on targets but said seeds was an area where the company was keen to strengthen. Photograph: Oliver Berg/AFP/Getty Images

Bayer says it is interested in acquisitions and partnerships in crop science after the partial disposal of its plastics business increased the group’s(...)