The Irish Competition Authority merger notifications review found a “notable increase” in merger and acquisition (M&A) activity last year, as well as a significant uplift in transactions undertaken by private equity players.

The Irish Competition Authority has blocked just three merger transactions over the last decade, according to research by law firm A&L Goodbody.Mo(...)

Jerry Henchy, former chief executive  of Dairygold, pictured arriving at the Four Courts today.  Photograph: Collins Courts

The employment of former Dairygold chief executive Jerry Henchy was wrongfully terminated for “spurious” reasons unrelated to how he did his job after(...)