A McDonald’s drive-thru is to be located near three schools in Greystones. Photograph: PA

Planning permission has been approved for a McDonals drive-thru restaurant, located opposite three schools at the Blacklion Centre in Greystones, Co W(...)

A file image of Fifa president Sepp Blatter.  Photograph: PA

Four of Fifa’s leading sponsors – Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, Visa and Budweiser – have demanded that its embattled president, Sepp Blatter, step down imm(...)

Aryzta chief executive Owen Killian is battling a fall in investor confidence. Photograph:Cyril Byrne

Swiss-Irish food group Aryzta has awarded its European boss Hilliard Lombard more than €5.5 million in stock options and elevated him to the company’(...)

Rachel and Michael O’Donovan, from Bandon, using a touchscreen  to order at the Musgrave Park McDonald’s in Cork. Photograph: Domnick Walsh

McDonald’s has opened a new drive-through restaurant at Musgrave Park in Cork. The €3 million investment and will create 70 new jobs, bringing the Mc(...)

 Along with the beef, bacon and cabbage, diners can expect to find a “potato-flaked bun” and baby kale adorned with Ballymaloe relish and Charleville cheese on the McMór burger. Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters

The fast-food chain McDonald’s has been forced to withdraw the term “artisan” from material promoting a new “Irish” burger which features bacon and ca(...)

A rendering of the “McWhopper.” Burger King proposed a one-day truce with McDonald’s to sell a meal blending their burgers

It is rare enough that McDonald’s gets taught a lesson in marketing by Burger King, but that is what seems to have happened after its smaller rival su(...)

Centenarian Maire Godfrey at  home in Donnybrook, Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

One of Máire Godfrey’s earliest memories is of the soldiers who lived in her home in Co Kerry during the Civil War in 1922. About 15 Free State(...)

A worker carries a pizza for delivery at a Domino’s pizza store in Sydney:   Fast food  companies are making healthy profits and boldly innovating in the unlikely market of Australia. Photograph: REUTERS/David Gray

Fast food may be falling out of favour in many countries around the world but companies are making healthy profits and boldly innovating in the unlike(...)

A photograph circulating on social media showed a notice pinned up at the McDonald’s in Hyeres near Marseille in southern France, reading: “After an incident on July 25th, it is absolutely forbidden to provide food to vagrants...”. File photograph: Paul Thomas/Bloomberg

McDonald’s has apologised for an incident in which workers in one of the US burger chain’s French franchises appeared to be threatened with the sack f(...)

Protesters in Ferguson this week. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Two reporters who were arrested while covering the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, last August, have been charged with trespassing and interfering wit(...)