Paul O’Connell plays against Zebre tomorrow night. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ireland captain Paul O’Connell will play his first competitive game for Munster this season in their Guinness Pro12 clash with Zebre at Thomond Park t(...)

Greencore said this morning that the group “continues to trade well” and it remain confident in its ability to deliver adjusted EPS growth for the financial year in line with market expectations. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Revenues at London-listed convenience food group Greencore increased by 6.7 per cent to £326.4 million €412.6 million) inthe 13 weeks to June 27th,(...)

Ryanair: results today
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TODAY Results: Burger King; Liberty Global; Ryanair; Siemens; TNT Express; Trinity Mirror; Indicators: US Markit services PMI (July); US pe(...)

John Moloney - will take over as chairman of DCC in September Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/THE IRISH TIMES

John Moloney, the former chief executive of Glanbia, will take over as chairman of the energy-to-electronics conglomerate DCC in September.Mr Moloney,(...)

Glenthorne: sold at auction last month for almost 30 per cent above the guide price of €2.75 million 3:24

It likely will not please the Greencore boss Patrick Coveney to know we have learned he is the buyer of Glenthorne, a plush Ranelagh house recently so(...)

Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney. The convenience food group reported a 14 per cent increase in operating profit to £37.2 million for the 26 weeks to March 28th. Photo: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

PAMELA NEWENHAMGreencore has sold its foodservice desserts business Ministry of Cake for a total consideration of £11 million, including an upfront ca(...)

Out Wednesday: UK retail sales (Apr).  Photograph: Patrick T Fallon/Bloomberg
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TODAY Results: Babcock International; Kabel Deutschland; Ryanair. Meetings: Eban congress (Dublin Castle, D2); Datalex AGM (Eastpoint Business Park, D(...)

 Former chairman of Anglo Irish Bank Sean FitzPatrick, after being been acquitted on all charges. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

After 43 days of evidence, the moment Seán FitzPatrick had been waiting for came just after 5pm today: acquittal. Less than an hour later he wa(...)

 Martin Naughton:  did the honours for Ireland Day. Photograph: Alan Betson

Business & Finance publisher Ian Hyland got luckier with his timing this year(...)

The curve of the German share price index DAX board is pictured at the Frankfurt stock exchange. Photograph: Reuters

European shares changed course to climb higher in late trading after fears that tensions over Ukraine would escalate were eased when Russian presid(...)