Wexford Creamery generated losses of €9.3 million for the 13 months to the beginning of May last year, according to its latest set of accounts. Durin(...)

In Dublin, Ryanair closed up 2.3 per cent, while while Paddy Power, which is preparing a merger with Betfair, was up 1.3 per cent after €240 million worth of its shares changed hands. Photograph:  Nick Ansell/PA Wire

European stokcks rallied on Friday, trimming their worst January drop since 2008. The Iseq rose more than 2 per cent while the FTSE climbed 2.4 per c(...)

Jean-Claude Juncker: The European Commission President was prime minister of Luxembourg when most of the ’Luxembourg leaks’ tax deals were negotiated. Photograph:  Laurent Dubrule/EPA

The European Union’s fight against aggressive corporate tax planning steps up a gear today when the EU economics commissioner unveils a new package on(...)

IAPI chief executive Tania Banotti. Photograph: Feargal Ward

Entries are now open for the Institute of Advertising Practitioners in Ireland’s Doyenne award, which recognises women making their mark in the Irish (...)

Kingspan fell 5.7 per cent, despite announcing a new partnership with KoolDuct.

Turmoil returned to global financial markets yesterday as oil plunged past $27 a barrel, the Dow Jones Industrial Average sank as much as 565 points a(...)

Unit 36 at Fonthill is fully let to An Post at a rent of €195,000 per annum

Green Property is seeking €3.4 million for a modern warehouse and distribution facility it developed in the late 1990s and subsequently let to An Post(...)

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney: . The research emphasis at new facility will initially be on maximising the potential for milk production from grass. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Kerry-based Dairymaster has provided the technology to help power UCD’s new €2.3 million dairy research facility in Co Kildare, which will be opened (...)

A 36.6-metre (120-foot) tall gold-colored statue of former Chinese leader Mao Zedong is surrounded by farmland in Tongxu County in central China’s Henan province. According to Chinese state media, businessmen and local villagers contributed nearly 3 million yuan ($457,000) to build the cement statue. Photograph: Chinatopix via AP
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Image of the week: The Golden Mao It’s not every day that a 36.6m (120 ft) gold-painted figure of a man gets erected in the middle of farmland in c(...)

Shares in British supermarket Morrisons rose 8.7 per cent rise after its sales figures beat forecasts. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

European markets rallied from last week’s wipeout as car-makers and retailers made gains yesterday. However, a further fall in crude oil prices dampe(...)

Glanbia’s Avonmore brand creamed off a tidy profit last month, selling a record 3.5 million pots of fresh cream in the run-up to Christmas. Sales of (...)