Splashing about: wellies put to the test

Hunter Wellington Boots €120 These are quite the style item and everyone from royalty to supermodels have been spotted sporting them. Let’s leav(...)

A common problem with bottled water is an off-water odour, the  High Court was told

A provisional liquidator has been appointed to the bottled mineral water company Kerry Spring Water, after the High Court was told it was insolvent. A(...)

Retail property agents in Britain are speculating that Dunnes Stores is planning to open up to 40 more stores there

If recent reports that Dunnes Stores is planning a major UK expansion translate into reality, Margaret Heffernan will need to draw on her legendary re(...)

Lucinda Creighton: her party Renua was warned a proposal to consider specialist juries for complex legal cases was an “elitist form of justice”. Photograph: Sara Freund
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The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority is preparing to bid for Nama’s €1.7 billion Project Jewel portfolio of loans, which includes debt secured on the(...)

Senator Marc MacSharry. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Sligo was to the fore on the political radar this week, what with the Cabinet decamping for a day to Lissadell House and Senator Marc MacSharry turnin(...)

Dunnes Stores: maybe it should open a concession in the Four Courts

More evidence that the Dunnes Stores legal department is a busy spot. Bovale Developments, whose directors previously included the Bailey brothers, Mi(...)

Aldi sought the injunction arising from Mr Justice Brian Cregan’s ruling last month that Dunnes engaged in misleading commercial practices in an advertising campaign of 2013 comparing prices of certain products with those of Aldi. Photograph: Frank Miller

A High Court judge has ruled Aldi is entitled to an injunction restraining Dunnes Stores infringing its trademarks. The exact wording of the injunctio(...)

One-third of Irish respondents choose Tesco for their big weekly shop. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

A survey of the grocery shopping habit of Irish consumers has found that one third of them choose Tesco for their big weekly shop, more than twice as (...)

Dunnes chief executive Margaret Heffernan: sales are rising at the supermarket group

Dunnes Stores headquarters must feel like a Berlin bunker these days, the company is in the wars that often. Meanwhile, the company’s in-house legal t(...)

Brendan Proctor: spearheading Lidl’s push into the US

It was interesting to read in Checkout magazine that one of Dunnes Stores’s main rivals, Lidl, has appointed John Paul Scally as the new head of its I(...)