Judgments: Key cases in brief

A two-week break during an assault trial did not render a conviction unsafe. DPP vs Franey (2015) IECA 15 (Court of Appeal, Edwards J, February 4th, 2(...)

Thanks to offers such as money back vouchers on purchases worth more than €25, Dunnes Stores reported sales growth of 1.7 per cent during the period, the strongest performance for the retailer since July 2014.

Irish supermarket chain Supervalu is within a hair’s breadth of becoming Ireland’s largest supermarket chain, figures published on Monday from Kantar(...)

MacDonagh Junction, Kilkenny – around €17 million for a  50 per cent stake in the core arcade as well as full ownership of a number of other shops and offices on site

Six provincial shopping centres, valued before the property crash at €400 to €450 million are to be offered for sale in one lot at over €115 million.(...)

Tesco continues to hold the preeminent position in the Irish retail space although its lead over second-placed Supervalu is now less than half of one per cent.  Photo: Aidan Crawley

Irish supermarkets had their best Christmas since 2010 as shoppers loosened their grip on their purse strings over the festive season for the first ti(...)

A Dublin Dunnes Stores branch. The 1995 strike, which lasted three weeks, cost Dunnes about £50 million

The summer of 1995 is remembered for the sun that came out in early July and stayed until September. It is also remembered for one of the most bitter (...)

Dunnes Stores workers and members of the Mandate Trade Union, pictured outside the Labour Court in November. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Irish Times

Workers at Dunnes Stores are to ballot for industrial action over a number of issues including zero-hour contracts and full union recognition.The reta(...)

Dunnes Stores

DUNNES STORES SUMMER FRUITS €1.99 for 500g, €3.98 per kg Dunnes Stores breaks down the percentage of each fruit in the bag: we get 30 per (...)

Elizabeth Fingleton and Kate Cronin of Obeo

How did industrial designer Kate Cronin and accountant Elizabeth Fingleton get so interested in gloopy food waste? The women had a chance meeti(...)

The four young women who died in a crash near Athy, Co Kildare on Tuesday night have been identified as (from left) Ashling Middleton; Charmaine Carroll; Gemma Nolan and Niamh Doyle

Ashling Middleton Ms Middleton (19) was a second-year student of English and Anthropology at NUI Maynooth. Originally from Rathcoole, Co Dublin, she g(...)

The latest supermarket ad tracker data shows Tesco has upped its advertising massively in the Irish market – by more than 100 per cent – so it won’t lose top billing without a fight. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Whisper it but, facing into 2015, there has been an outbreak of hope within the retail industry. After seven years of fretting across the retail sp(...)