The Remy Martin cognac division, which accounts for 80 per cent of group profit, saw its operating profit fall 5.8 per cent like-for-like to €85.9 million

French spirits group Remy Cointreau posted a 7.3 per cent fall in first-half like-for-like operating profit on Thursday, blaming soft demand for its p(...)

Noel, from Castletownshend, West Cork, left Ireland in 2007 on a world-trip with friends intending to return home after 12 months. He was offer(...)

Building materials group CRH gained 1.54% to close at €24.685 on trades totalling more than 800,000 shares

Markets surged yesterday after European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi signalled that its stimulus programme would continue well into next (...)

continued demand for Jameson Whiskey in the US helped it record a 3 per cent rise in underlying sales in its first quarter

Irish Distillers owner Pernod Ricard said continued demand for Jameson Whiskey in the US helped it record a 3 per cent rise in underlying sales in its(...)

Susan Kilty, people partner, at PwC: PwC is recruiting about 270 graduates from a wide range of disciplines for 2016. Photograph: Maxwells

A range of companies are recruiting at the moment, including for jobs in retail, finance and consulting, and the civil and public service. Accenture(...)

Alexandre Ricard said his ambition was to double the cases of Jameson sold annually. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The head of global spirits giant Pernod Ricard wants to double the sales of Jameson Irish whiskey to 10 million cases a year over the next decade. I(...)

All three major US indexes were up almost 2 per cent on Thursday. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Stock markets around the world rallied on Thursday and crude oil rebounded after strong US economic data and hints from a Federal Reserve policymake(...)

Anna Malmhake, chairman and CEO Irish Distillers, has called for a cut to the “penal” rate of excise charged in Ireland. (Photograph: John Sheehan)

The chief executive of one of Ireland’s largest drinks companies has called on the Government to reduce excise in the forthcoming Budget to stimulate(...)

Christine Bleakley at Rossnowlagh on the Wild Atlantic Way for TV programme Wild Ireland. Photograph: Big Mountain Productions

A senior official with State tourism body Fáilte Ireland has warned against overstating the negative impact of high alcohol prices on tourism. Paul K(...)

Alexandre Ricard, new chairman and chief executive officer of French drinks maker Pernod Ricard.

Pernod Ricard is banking on a taste for higher priced spirits in the United States and India, along with recovering demand for cognac in China, to spe(...)