From the end of 2015 the Irish Cadbury plant will no longer produce wafer Time Out bars and pink Snack chocolate wafers.

Cadbury-owner Mondelez has decided to wave goodbye to one of our national tea-time gems; the Pink Snack bar.The announcement comes following news that(...)

Employees leave the Cadburys Factory in Coolock, Dublin. Mondelez employs more than 900 people across three sites in Ireland. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Cadbury-owner Mondelez has confirmed plans to close its gum-base production plant in Tallaght with the loss of 45 permanent roles. The company is also(...)

Ray Butler, a deputy for Meath West, said he and his family were intimidated by the incident which took place, at his home and constituency office in Trim, Co Meath.

A Fine Gael TD who this week said a group of 30 protesters gathered outside his home has warned his colleagues they too will be targeted soon.Ray Butl(...)

Labour Party leader said on Wednesday that people were free to protest but called on them to respect her party’s right to hold its conference on in Killarney this weekend. Photograph: Collins

Tánaiste Joan Burton has said anti-water charges protesters planning to travel to Co Kerry where the Labour Party holds its conference this weekend mu(...)

Robert Hoban: “The shortage of development land was very evident in the auction with the number of bidders chasing prime development opportunities.”  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Some €27million worth of commercial property was sold at the most recent Allsop Space auction at the RDS in Dublin with some of the 1,000 bidders part(...)

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(...)

Mayo’s Keith Higgins in action against Kerry’s Kieran Donaghy in last year’s All Ireland SFC semi-final replay. The cornerback admits his side were “very bitter, very sore” over the defeat. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Few teams captured the strangely unexpected openings of the Allianz Football League more than Mayo. After rolling over All-Ireland championship Kerry (...)

Kerry Group’s new innovation centre, in Millennium Park, Naas, Co. Kildare. The company said today that it is on schedule to open by the middle of 2015. (Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / THE IRISH TIMES)

Irish food and ingredients group Kerry grew its revenues by 2.4 per cent to € 5.8 billion in 2014, despite a challenging macro-economic landscape and(...)

Waves  at The Great South Wall at Poolbeg in Dublin. Met Eireann has issued orange and yellow wind warnings to last until 10am on Tuesday. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times/File photo

About 4,000 ESB customers across the country are without power following heavy overnight winds and thunderstorms. The worst affected areas are in the (...)

Kerry’s James O’Donoghue celebrates scoring a goal against Dublin last year. “You’re always looking forward to a Kerry-Dublin fixture.” Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The Allianz Football League swings back into action next weekend after a three-week break. This return is marked by a renewal in Killarney on Sunday (...)