Dalata, the hotel company run by former Jurys chief executive Pat McCann (above), rose 1.61 per cent to €3.15. It was among six potential bidders named by ‘The Irish Times’ yesterday as being in the running for the €400 million Moran’s hotel group. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Iseq nudged ahead by a modest 0.2 per cent yesterday, as European stocks held their ground after swinging between gains and losses throughout the(...)

CPL Resources CEO Anne Heraty, former winner of the  Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award, pictured with  Enda Kelly of Ernst & Young (now EY).

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CPL chief executive Anne Heraty. The company said it will annouce full-year results in September. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

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The Dalata hotel group has 5,800 rooms under its control, which include about a dozen leased hotels, mostly operating under its Maldron brand.

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