Cees’t Hart steered FrieslandCampina through a large merger and substantial growth in Asia, a key area for Carlsberg. Photograph: Marcel Antonisse/EPA

Danish brewer Carlsberg named a new chief executive yesterday and warned that problems in Russia and Ukraine would weigh on earnings again this year.D(...)

Heineken, the world’s third-largest brewer, forecast its beer sales and profit margins would grow by a slower rate in 2015.

Heineken, the world’s third-largest brewer, forecast its beer sales and profit margins would grow by a slower rate in 2015 after a year swelled by eme(...)

 Jamie Heaslip leads his Leinster team onto the field before their Champions Cup match against Wasps at the Ricoh Arena. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The redrawn European club map in the shape of the European Champions Cup was driven by the Anglo-French club axis to ensure that the bigger economies (...)

 Wetherspoon Chairman Tim Martin at the Three Tun Tavern in Blackrock. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Pub chain JD Wetherspoon has blamed cheap supermarket prices for a slowdown in sales. The group, which has plans to open 30 pubs in Ireland over the n(...)

Steve Tormey, chief executive Toyota Ireland. Photograph: Eric Luke

Early forecourt forecasts suggest 2015 will see the motor trade exceed 100,000 new car sales, a psychological benchmark for a business sector batte(...)

In a climbdown deal announced yesterday, JD Wetherspoon has agreed to resume selling all Heineken’s products in the UK. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

So, who won the row between Heineken and JD Wetherspoon over the British pub giant’s cut-price lager sales in the Irish market? It looks like they bot(...)

Sign outside the Three Tun Tavern in Blackrock Co. Dublin  showing discounted beer prices including Heineken. The UK pub chain has resolved its row with the Dutch drinks group but Heineken is still of the menu in Ireland. (Photograph:Frank Miller /The Irish Times)

UK pub group JD Wetherspoon has resolved its row with Heineken International, and the Dutch brewing company’s products are to be put back on the menu (...)

JD Wetherspoon says its  Irish expansion plan is expected to create up to 1,350 new jobs. Photograph: Tim Ireland/PA Wire

British pub chain JD Wetherspoon is gearing up for a major assault on the Irish pub market with plans to open 30 new pubs over the next five years. T(...)

Minister for Agriculture, Food and Marine Simon Coveney said  the Government had agreed to increase its support for the Cork event centre from €10 million to €12 million. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

BARRY ROCHE Cork City Council is to increase financial support for a €50 millon event centre to be built on the former brewery site by Heineken Irelan(...)

JD Wetherspoon, which operates more than 900 outlets in Britain and Northern Ireland, opened its first pub in the Republic, the Three Tun Tavern, in Blackrock earlier this year

British pub chain JD Wetherspoon has acquired Ireland’s largest homeless hostel and is to open a 100-room hotel and pub on the site.The company, which(...)