Fyffes raised its earnings forecast as a result of its recent purchase of Canadian mushroom company Highline Produce.  Photo: Bloomberg

Fyffes chairman David McCann has said the company has flexiblity to do up to €100million of further acqusitions over the next few years after buying C(...)

Little Green Cars

FRIDAY Little Green Cars Whelan’s, Dublin 8pm €23 whelanslive.com The difference three years can make: Irish band Little Green Cars have been put t(...)

People who are not from Galway sometimes argue that its folk spend too much time parading in huge papier mâché heads. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

How’s about you? Here’s a true story (some details of which have been tweaked). Two weeks ago, I was in Connolly Station waiting for a train to Occupi(...)

The Godmode label played an important role in the Shamir narrative as he went from Las Vegas kid to Ratchet album maker. But there’s more (...)

When a raw, exciting, passionate, one-off talent like Angel Haze ends up on a major label, things can and do go wrong. In the case of the (...)

Volkswagen cars at the Frankfurt Show yesterday: the car manufacturer has been ordered to recall nearly half a million of its vehicles in the US. Photograph: Ralph Orlowski/Reuters

The European car industry was shaken yesterday after Volkswagen’s share price fell almost 20 per cent over its admission that it cheated on US emissi(...)

The front page of Japan’s Nikkei newspaper reporting the media group’s acquisition of the Financial Times. Pearson said group aid sales rose 1 per cent to £2.2 billion in the first-half

Pearson, the British group selling the Financial Times in a $1.3 billion deal, increased its dividend and confirmed guidance on Friday despite a dip i(...)

“Ireland’s economic recovery has certainly been identified by the global markets and foreign investors as a source of opportunities, which has led to an increased demand for detailed information and data on Irish companies”

Irish companies grew at more than twice the rate of their European counterparts last year, according to earnings estimates collated by research group(...)

The EPS Group is to create 50 new jobs as part of a €3 million expansion at its plant in Mallow

Two companies have announced the creation of 78 new jobs in Mallow, Co Cork and Limerick with support provided through Enterprise Ireland. The EPS Gro(...)

Strong investment banking results helped boost JPMorgan’s shares to their highest since April 2000

JPMorgan Chase & Co, the biggest United States bank by assets, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit after a decision by the Swiss cent(...)