Heineken beer on sale at the bargain price of €2.95 at the Three Tun Tavern in Blackrock, Co Dublin. Photograph: Frank Miller

A number of Dublin publicans are known to have raised concerns with Heineken about the pricing of its beer at JD Wetherspoon’s prior to the high-pr(...)

Businessman Denis O’Brien: approach to buy Four Seasons hotel in Dublin. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Denis O’Brien has made an approach to buy the Four Seasons hotel in Dublin, according to the Sunday Times. The 200-bed hotel is owned by London and Re(...)

Jack Teeling: along with his brother Stephen, is the driving force behind the €10 million investment in the Liberties

The Teeling family is a step closer to opening Teeling Whiskey Company, the first new distillery in Dublin in 125 years. Its three enormous copper sti(...)

David Beckham said that the new joint venture takes him into an ownership area where he’s more in control of the creative side. (Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters)

“American Idol” creator Simon Fuller plans to brand it like Beckham. The two British celebrities have agreed to set up a joint venture with Hong Kong-(...)

The problem for Bushmills is that it is not one Diageo’s favourite children. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Diageo has finally waved the white flag on its foray into Irish whiskey after agreeing to offload Bushmills to José Cuervo, a Mexican tequila group.It(...)

The Old Bushmills Distillery in Co Antrim, which is one of Northern Ireland’s top tourist destination, will continue to operate as norma

Diageo has agreed to trade its Bushmills Irish whiskey brand to Jose Cuervo as part of a deal to acquire full control of Tequila Don Julio and $408 mi(...)

Deirdre Somers: in the news this week.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Deirdre Somers, chief executive of the Irish Stock Exchange, was in the news this week after the exchange held a press conference extolling its contr(...)

Pernod shares have gained 4.4 per cent so far this year, in line with the European sector, which is up 4.1 per cent.

French spirits maker Pernod Ricard, which owns Irish Distillers, on Thursday forecast modest profit growth in its current financial year after improvi(...)

Irish Water managing director John Tierney:  the Sunday Business Post  reports that senior Coalition figures have discussed the need to replace him and the company’s board if the Government is to neutralise the political fallout from the water charges controversy.   Photograph:  Michael MacSweeney/Provision

Glass sale The Sunday Times reported that the group of lenders that owns Aventas, the former Quinn manufacturing group, are moving ahead with the €40(...)

In North America, Diageo’s biggest division, sales increased 0.1 per cent, while revenue in the European unit, which now includes Eastern Europe and Turkey, declined 1.4 per cent, missing estimates

Diageo saw organic net sales fall by 1.5 per cent in its first fiscal quarter but said it was confident of improved full-year top line growth.In an in(...)