Convivial drinking in a pub is grand, despite what the new puritans might have you believe (see also: red fizz, stage left). Photograph: Getty Images

Ahead of Ireland’s big day, we thought we would take at look at just some of the ways Irish consumers are unique and a couple of things we think be(...)

Paul Quinn, systems engineer and Edel Creely, managing director, Trilogy Technologies with Taoiseach Enda Kenny on a tour of the premises at the announcement of 30 new jobs earlier this year. Photograph: Alan Betson

Trilogy Technologies, a Dublin-headquartered IT services company, is eyeing further expansion in the UK following its recent buyout of London firm b2L(...)

New Innovator: SynerChi

“Rethink your soft drink” is the message behind SynerChi, a tea-based drink being produced at Ireland’s first ‘kombrewery’ in Gweedore, Co Donegal by (...)

A playground at Tayto Park, Co Meath. Owner Ray Coyle said the expansion would result in the number of full-time employees rising to about 80 from 44.

The owner and founder of Tayto Park in Co Meath expects his €23.5 million expansion to increase visitor numbers at the theme park to 850,000 a year by(...)

Tayto crisps

Údarás na Gaeltachta yesterday expressed its regret and disappointment at the announcement that Largo Foods is to close its factory in Gweedore(...)

Largo Foods managing director Ray Coyle and Mr Tayto

Crisp-maker Largo Foods is to close its manufacturing facility in Co Donegal with the loss of 140 jobs. The company, which mak(...)

Largo Foods has said it intends to trasnfer production from its Gweedore facility in Donegal to its plant in Ashbourne Co. Meath (pictured). Photo: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Crisp maker Largo Foods is to close its manufacturing facility in Co Donegal with the loss of 140 jobs. Largo said it intends to transfer(...)

Not so long ago consumer devices manufacturer PCH International was touted as one of the most likely candidates to make its debut on a stock market – (...)