Building materials group CRH gained 1.54% to close at €24.685 on trades totalling more than 800,000 shares

Markets surged yesterday after European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi signalled that its stimulus programme would continue well into next (...)

continued demand for Jameson Whiskey in the US helped it record a 3 per cent rise in underlying sales in its first quarter

Irish Distillers owner Pernod Ricard said continued demand for Jameson Whiskey in the US helped it record a 3 per cent rise in underlying sales in its(...)

Susan Kilty, people partner, at PwC: PwC is recruiting about 270 graduates from a wide range of disciplines for 2016. Photograph: Maxwells

A range of companies are recruiting at the moment, including for jobs in retail, finance and consulting, and the civil and public service. Accenture(...)

Bernard and Rosemary Walsh, founders of Walsh Whiskey Distillery. Photograph: Shane O’Neill /  Fennell Photography

Irish whiskey has been going through a resurgence in recent years and while its sales may still be minimal when compared to Scotch or bourbon, it has (...)

Whiskey casks at the Old Jameson Distillery, Smithfield, Dublin.

A new micro-distillery opened in Cork will base its whiskey on recipes discovered in the personal notebook of John Jameson II dating from the early ni(...)

Grapes of wrath: since 2012, excise on wine has risen by 62 per cent in Ireland with the tax take from a standard €9 bottle increasing from 39 per cent to 54 per cent. Photograph: EPA

Excise on wine is now 106 times higher in Ireland than in France, according to a new study, which reveals that despite this, sales continue to reboun(...)

Anna Malmhake, chairman and CEO Irish Distillers, has called for a cut to the “penal” rate of excise charged in Ireland. (Photograph: John Sheehan)

The chief executive of one of Ireland’s largest drinks companies has called on the Government to reduce excise in the forthcoming Budget to stimulate(...)

The  Vision for Irish Whiskey strategy says Irish whiskey is no longer about playing to the stereotypes of the “fighting Irish” or about spicing up an Irish coffee.  File photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

A bid to kickstart a second golden age of Irish whiskey will be launched by the industry on Tuesday when it publishes an ambitious plan for the sector(...)

The line-up for the third Ballymaloe Litfest is as impressive as ever, with 17 writers, producers and experts from Ireland and around the globe. Su(...)

Whiskey: in February the European Commission rejected a complaint about an alleged refusal to supply Irish whiskey

The Opinion of Advocate General Bot indicating a failure by Ireland to comply with the EU Working Time Directive in respect of doctors’ hours issue(...)