A 1999 file photograph of the Tayto Factory  in Coolock, Dublin. Photograph Paddy Whelan/The Irish Times

Tayto’s former flagship factory in Coolock is to be turned into a large funeral home complex and hearse depot. Dublin City Council has granted perm(...)

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Adam Murphy, marketing director, Ornua

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The new Code of Standards for Advertising and Marketing in Ireland features a new section on gambling

Every month or so, Pricewatch gets a mail from the good people at the Advertising Standards Authority of Ireland announcing what they have been up to.(...)

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

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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(...)