Tesco  group chief executive Dave Lewis:  said he will cut its central administration costs by 40 per cent. Photograph: PA

Tesco Ireland has made up to 25 positions redundant at its head office in Dublin as the impact of Dave Lewis, the parent group’s new chief executive, (...)

Ian Madigan, who may play at outhalf on Friday for the Wolfhounds, will be looking to bounce back after uncharacteristically missing four kicks against Wasps. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

As Joe Schmidt seeks a solution to his outhalf problem for the first of the Six Nations Championship games in Rome, Irish management will look to Ian (...)

The latest supermarket ad tracker data shows Tesco has upped its advertising massively in the Irish market – by more than 100 per cent – so it won’t lose top billing without a fight. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Whisper it but, facing into 2015, there has been an outbreak of hope within the retail industry. After seven years of fretting across the retail sp(...)

A man was brutally beaten to death in a flat in east Belfast on Christmas eve.

Two people are being questioned by police after a man was beaten to death with his guitar in his flat in east Belfast on Christmas Eve. The man, Matth(...)

Simon Coveney:  ‘It’s purely my view that retailers should not be selling food for half nothing in an effort to drum up business.’ Photograph: Oliviet Hoslet/EPA

The new Competition and Consumer Protection Commission has warned the Department of Agriculture against asking supermarkets not to engage in Christma(...)

Musgrave is investing €8.2 million in an expansion of its Dublin logistics centre it says will create 145 permanent and temporary jobs

Musgrave, the Cork-headquartered retail and wholesaling group, is investing €8.2 million in an expansion of its Dublin logistics centre it says will(...)

Silence in the slaughterhouse: protests at 14 of Ireland’s largest meat processing plants were intended to put the squeeze on the biggest family-run firms in the sector

Like Neville Chamberlain waving a copy of the Munich Agreement with Germany in 1938, Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney appears to believe he has (...)

The “reputational damage” suffered by Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and its Ulster Bank subsidiary in the wake of the financial crash was “self inflicted”, a senior RBS executive admitted yesterday.

The “reputational damage” suffered by Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and its Ulster Bank subsidiary in the wake of the financial crash was “self inflict(...)

Musgrave acquired the food service division of Allied Foods from DCC earlier this year

SuperValu owner Musgrave has acquired Allied Logistics from the distribution and energy group DCC for an undisclosed sum.The deal is subject to cleara(...)

Edward Gibson (28), died at Belfast’s Royal Victoria Hospital yesterday from injuries he sustained during a shooting in the Clonfaddan Crescent and Divis Court area of West Belfast on Friday evening at around 5pm.

Three people are being questioned by detectives in connection with the fatal shooting of a man in Belfast close to Divis Tower.Edward Gibson (28), die(...)