The Dáil has approved the sale of the State’s stake in Aer Lingus to International Airlines Group. File photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

The Dáil has approved the sale of the State’s stake in Aer Lingus to International Airlines Group (IAG) following an ill-tempered two-day debate. The(...)

Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney:  “When we bought the Uniq business in the UK four years ago, there were a load of unused tax losses and capital allowances and we’re simply working our way through those.” Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Convenience food giant Greencore, which generated €1.6 billion in sales last year, pays an effective tax rate in Ireland of just 1 per cent. The UK-l(...)

Greencore chief executive  Patrick Coveney said the group delivered good financial and strategic progress in the first half of the year. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Operating profit at Greencore rose almost 8 per cent and revenue climbed over 3 per cent driven by growth in the food to go market. In an inter(...)

While British supermarket chains like Morrisons are struggling with the migration of consumers to discounters and convenience store formats, Greencore’s UK food-to-go business is benefiting from this migration

Food group Greencore will report first-half results tomorrow, with good like-for- like growth expected.While British supermarket chains like Morrisons(...)

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Labour leader Ed Miliband in Huddersfield while on the election campaign trail yesterday. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Ed Miliband’s pledge to end what he called the “epidemic” of zero-hours contracts is likely to send shivers down the spines of big UK employers such a(...)

Coillte, the State-owned forestry and landowning company, is aiming to raise up to €60 million by selling off the vast network of mobile phone masts l(...)

By hiring the experienced agribusiness executive Fergal Leamy from the gilded world of private equity, Coillte has landed itself a new chief executive(...)

A Coillte plantation near  Horse & Jockey in Tipperary. It has hired a former advisor to the Minister for Agriculture as its new chief executive.

Coillte, the State forestry and landowning company, has hired a former adviser to the Minister for Agriculture as its new chief executive. The (...)