Gary McGann, chief executive officer of Smurfit Kappa Group

Paper and packaging manufacturing group Smurfit Kappa Group has reported third quarter earnings of €302 million and said it expects full-year earni(...)

Walking On Cars

It’s the night after the Brit Awards, that annual hooley for the British music industry. You’d expect all of those record company big kahoonas who’d p(...)

Young Fathers: Dead

Young Fathers know the power of words. The Edinburgh-based trio with Nigerian, Liberian and Scottish members have already set out their stall with two(...)

 The relationship between high-rise properties, expensive homes and speed cameras among other things, and the performance of companies on the stock market has been the subject of several studies. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

What does a chief executive’s house tell you about future company prospects? What can speeding tickets reveal about the motivations for financial trad(...)

There’s a long, proud tradition of bands getting it together in the country. The rural idyll, the pastoral setting and the general isolation are thoug(...)

A strong performance by Primark helped Associated British Foods increase its third-quarter sales by 8 per cent. Photograph: Paul Thomas/Bloomberg.

Associated British Foods is seeing signs of improving consumer confidence in Britain, with a strong performance from its Primark discount clothing cha(...)

Nicolas Jaar: "The real beauty in music is finding something sacred deep inside"

Nicolas Jaar makes music to dream to. You can hear it in the rich, deep, complex and atmospheric span of his debut album Space Is Only Noise. You can (...)

Minister for Health James Reilly. Home and Community Care Ireland, which commissioned the report, wants him  to introduce competitive tendering for home help and home care services.

Up to 8,600 jobs could be created and €2 billion saved through reform of the home care sector, according to a new report. Private home ca(...)