The Dáil bars saw profits increase by more than 10 per cent last year, despite declining revenues. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Profits at the Dáil Éireann bars rose by more than 10 per cent from €104,129 to €115,466 last year. However, the profits were not a result of TDs and (...)

‘C&C must either overhaul its struggling English/Welsh business or else put it in the hands of someone who will.’ Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/THE IRISH TIMES

Cidermaker C&C is an Irish company with an English problem: its rivals there are mercilessly squeezing its brand Magners for shelf space and marke(...)

The last time I visited the Holy Land was with Pope John Paul II in the year 2000. Excuse me. Pope saint John Paul II. Visiting there with “ordinar(...)

David O’Loughlin, with an address at Garden City Apartments, North Main Street Cork, denies the murder of Liam Manley at Garden City Apartments on May 12th, 2013. Photograph: Frank Miller /The Irish Times

A 22-year-old man has told a murder trial how another man accused of murdering a homeless man told him that “the man was down the drain” after he drag(...)

Cees’t Hart steered FrieslandCampina through a large merger and substantial growth in Asia, a key area for Carlsberg. Photograph: Marcel Antonisse/EPA

Danish brewer Carlsberg named a new chief executive yesterday and warned that problems in Russia and Ukraine would weigh on earnings again this year.D(...)

Steve Tormey, chief executive Toyota Ireland. Photograph: Eric Luke

Early forecourt forecasts suggest 2015 will see the motor trade exceed 100,000 new car sales, a psychological benchmark for a business sector batte(...)

In a climbdown deal announced yesterday, JD Wetherspoon has agreed to resume selling all Heineken’s products in the UK. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

So, who won the row between Heineken and JD Wetherspoon over the British pub giant’s cut-price lager sales in the Irish market? It looks like they bot(...)

JD Wetherspoon, which operates more than 900 outlets in Britain and Northern Ireland, opened its first pub in the Republic, the Three Tun Tavern, in Blackrock earlier this year

British pub chain JD Wetherspoon has acquired Ireland’s largest homeless hostel and is to open a 100-room hotel and pub on the site.The company, which(...)

Danish brewer Carlsberg said earnings had held steady in the third quarter, as Asian growth offset the Russian downturn. Photo: Bloomberg via Getty Images

Danish brewer Carlsberg said earnings had held steady in the third quarter, as Asian growth offset the Russian downturn which prompted it to lower pro(...)

Promising “a new take on sports coverage”, Maximum Media’s new offshoot SportsJoe.ie launches today with a little help from the social media hashtag (...)