Richard Bruton: his department says it will keep the rules “under review” and that they can be adjusted “in either direction” if they are adversely affecting the industry or consumers

After seven years of debate and delay, there is now a three- month scramble on to implement the new grocery regulations governing the relationship bet(...)

Energy and imagination fuel this exceptionally rich fourth solo collection from the singer and flute player. At its heart is Kennedy’s adventurous (...)

Musgrave, the SuperValu operator with sales of more than €4.5bn and owned by a prominent Cork business family, lobbied the Government for tax breaks for family businesses. Photograph: The Irish Times

John Moran, the former secretary general in the Department of Finance, lobbied the Minister for Finance Michael Noonan in recent months seeking State(...)

Scottish and Irish influences intersect endlessly on this fifth album from Cara, a German band, with one Scottish singer among its ranks. They bold(...)

Conor McKee (31), was shot a number of times with a shotgun at his Glenpark Street home in Belfast  two weeks ago. File photograph: PSNI/PA Wire

Paramilitaries or organised criminals may be behind the drugs-related murder of a father-of-two in Belfast, police have said. Conor McKee (31), was s(...)

Musgrave, the retail group that owns Supervalu and Centra, has bought  CJ O’Loughlin. Photograph: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

Musgrave, the retail group that owns Supervalu and Centra, has agreed a deal to buy CJ O’Loughlin, a foodservice industry supplier based in Wexford, f(...)

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after an incident in north Belfast.

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after an incident in north Belfast. Police said they were called to the scene of a distur(...)

Group had sales of up to €1.2 billion in the 12 months to the end of September. Photograph: Eric Luke

The financial performance of BWG, the unlimited group that owns Mace and Spar in Ireland, was revealed yesterday by Spar South Africa (SSA), an 80 pe(...)

 Former Musgraves chief executive and chairman  Hugh Mackeown:  said to be  the driving force behind the development of the SuperValu and Centra franchises

The Government plans to repay builders’ development levies as part of a package to boost housing in Dublin and Cork, Taoiseach Enda Kenny said last ni(...)

Police in Belfast are looking for a man armed with a crossbow who robbed a shop on Saturday morning. The PSNI said in a statement the incident happen(...)