Don Keough was among the first recipients of an Irish Presidential Distinguished Service Award honouring members of the Irish diaspora

Irish-American businessman Don Keough, a champion of Ireland who promoted Irish studies in the US and encouraged American corporate investment into Ir(...)

Leanne Gallagher and Kieran Conachy with their son, Shéa Conachy, aged 10 months, in the Ronald McDonald House in Crumlin, Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The parents of 10-month-old Shéa Conachy are beaming at the news that their son is “good to go” the following morning, just eight days after having(...)

Ruth Barry (36), of Moy Elta Road, East Wall, Dublin 3, was found guilty by a jury of cutting the face and causing serious injury to Ms Bray on O’Connell Street on June 25th, 2010.

A woman who attacked award-winning journalist Jennifer Bray on O’Connell Street five years ago has had her appeal against conviction dismissed by the (...)

 Pat McDonagh: highly unlikely to ever open any Supermac’s outlets on the continent.  Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Spring hasn’t yet properly started and the award for Marketer of the Year is surely already settled. They may as well just hand the gong over now to P(...)

MacDonagh Junction, Kilkenny – around €17 million for a  50 per cent stake in the core arcade as well as full ownership of a number of other shops and offices on site

Six provincial shopping centres, valued before the property crash at €400 to €450 million are to be offered for sale in one lot at over €115 million.(...)

The Supermac’s  chain is understood to be looking at opportunities to open restuarants in Britain.

and The global fast-food giant McDonald’s, which is embroiled in a European trademark row with Supermac’s, contacted advisers of the Irish company (...)

Aer Lingus fell by as much as 10 per cent in Dublin in the afternoon, before coming back to close around 4.4 per cent down to €2.12 when the market closed

A drop in banks led European stocks lower, with concern growing over the political situation in Greece. Greece’s ASE Index lost 4.8 per cent as Natio(...)

Fast food giant McDonalds has appealed Dublin City Council’s decision to not allow  extended opening hours in the company’s Temple Bar outlet. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Fast food giant McDonald’s wants to be able to serve its Big Macs and its other famous meals until 3am every morning at its controversial Temple Bar o(...)

A woman walks in Washington, DC, on January 29, 2015 past a preview of Budweiser’s ad which was aired during the Super Bowl on Sunday.  More than 70 advertisers paid a reported $4.5 million for 30 seconds of air time during Sunday’s American football classic. (Photograph:NICHOLAS KAMMNICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images) 3:45

Budweiser capitalised on cuteness with the return of a puppy and Coca-Cola stood out with an anti-bullying message as many brands stirred emotions ra(...)

A 37-year-old woman was killed in a McDonald’s restaurant after she rebuffed an apparent recruitment attempt by a banned religious cult in China. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

China has executed two members of a banned religious cult, a father and his daughter, for murdering a woman in a McDonald’s restaurant after she rebuf(...)