Rose Hynes, chairwoman of Ervia, recently joined the board of agri-business company, Origin Enterprises, and also chairs the Shannon Group, the State entity responsible for Shannon Airport and the region’s tourism and commercial development.

Rose Hynes, the chairwoman of Ervia, the State company that controls Irish Water, plans to resign from the role this week to focus on other commitm(...)

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’(...)

Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen: her remarks that global weakness would not be significant enough to stop a rates rise this year removed some of the  markets   uncertainty. Photograph: Brendan Smialowsk/AFP/Getty Images

Markets surged higher on Friday after US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen said she expected the Fed to start raising rates by the end of the year.(...)

Owen Killian CEO of Aryzta: awarded RDS gold medal for industry last year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

There was a time when Aryzta boss Owen Killian could do no wrong. Back in the 1990s, he transformed the Irish Agriculture Wholesale Society (IAWS) – a(...)

Owen Killian will resign as chairman of Origin Enterprises in October, having held the role since the business was launched in 2006. Photo: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Aryzta has sold its remaining 29 per cent stake in Irish agri-services group Origin Enterprises for €228.5 million. Earlier this year Aryzta raised mo(...)

Origin warned that poor conditions in the farming sector worldwide would affect demand in future.

Aryzta has announced plans to sell its remaining stock in Irish agri-services group Origin Enterprises. The Swiss-based food group said it will sell(...)

 Origin chief executive officer Tom O’Mahony said Kazgod will significantly augment Origin’s existing operations in Poland. Photo: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Agri-services group Origin Enterprises has agreed to acquire Poland-based Kazgod Group for €22.4 million. Kazgod is a manufacturer of micro-nutrition(...)

Origin has reached agreement to acquire the Romanian agri-service firms Redoxim and Comfert for a combined €54.4 million

The Irish-listed agri-services group Origin Enterprises has announced the disposal of its 32 per cent stake in Valeo Foods to CapVest Partners in an €(...)

Equities began to recover on reports that Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras had signalled he would accept creditors’ bailout offer if some changes were made to the attached conditions. Photograph: Andrea Bonetti/EPA

Stocks rebounded across Europe on Wednesday as investors watched Greece for signs of compromise. Equities began to recover on reports that Greek prime(...)

Up and away: Aer Lingus  stock closed  yesterday 1.5 per cent up at €2.43. Photograph: Alan Betson

European shares rebounded on Wednesday from a one-week low the day before, supported by the prospect of an accord between Greece and its creditors. T(...)