Dariusz Rejniewicz of Fairview Strand, Fairview, Dublin but originally from Poland, pleaded guilty  to handling stolen property at McDonalds on Grafton Street. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A former Google employee has been given a suspended sentence for trying to sell a stolen laptop back to his colleague.The laptop was stolen from a wor(...)

Gavin Stark: bullish mood

Gavin Slark, the drum-bashing chief executive of building materials supplier Grafton Group, was in bullish mood after presenting stellar annual result(...)

Grafton says that growth in retail spending, including DIY, is likely to be modest as households continue to gradually reduce high levels of debt.

Builders’ merchant and DIY group Grafton has reported profit before tax that was up 56 per cent to £101.2 million (€141 million) for the year ended De(...)

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Irish retail had a year of transition in 2014 as Grafton refocused the operation on its core DIY offering

Builders’ merchant and DIY group Grafton, which announced the bolt-on acquisition of TG Lynes in the UK last week, is due to publish final results for(...)

Woodies DIY owner Grafton said that the acquisition of TG Lynes  further strengthens the group’s platform for future growth in this target sector and will be earnings enhancing from completion.  (Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times)

Builders merchant and DIY group Grafton has continued its expansion in the UK with the acquisition of a UK distributor of mechanical engineering prod(...)

Fans of Jigsaw, which closed its Irish flagship on Grafton Street two years ago, will be interested to know the brand is now stocked in Arnotts of (...)

You have to admire the chutzpah of the welcome. As he’s leading the way up the stairs, the Scottish wine bar guy has asked whether it’s a first vis(...)

Customers enjoy a last few moments at  Bewley’s on Grafton Street ahead if its closure for a six-month refurbishment. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

“A little piece of Dublin going away from us” was how one customer described the final day of Bewley’s Café on Grafton Street in its current guise. Th(...)

Greece’s Alpha Bank AE rallied 17 percent. “Today is a huge relief for the banks, which are a big part of the index, because part of the story is that they will be kept afloat,” said analyst Jean-Paul Jeckelmann Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

European stocks surpassed their recent highs as Greece won tentative approval for a four-month extension from euro zone ministers.The news was follow(...)