Jack Reynor (Glassland, What Richard Did) at the launch of the Jameson Dublin International Film Festrival. Photograph: Eric Luke

Unstoppable Irish actor Jack Reynor was among the guests who joined Gráinne Humphreys, director of the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival, to(...)

Alexndre Ricard, who was formerly chairman and chief executive of Irish Distillers, has taken over as the head of Pernod Ricard

Sales of Jameson Whiskey rose by 10 per cent in the six months to the end of December while volumes were up 8 per cent.Jameson’s parent, Pernod Ricard(...)

Albert Frère made his riches by buying up steelmakers in the 1950s and 1960s. Photograph: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

Albert Frère, Belgium’s richest man and chief executive of Groupe Bruxelles Lambert, is to step down from the group he helped turn into Europe’s secon(...)

New York: predicted “Snowmageddon”, hyped as a “potentially historic” snowfall, managed to bypass the city and hit Boston, New England and other parts of the US northeast instead. Photograph: Reuters/Stephanie Keith
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Image of the week: Snow no show Good news for New York this week as the predicted “Snowmageddon”, hyped as a “potentially historic” snowfall, m(...)

Jack Teeling: along with his brother Stephen, is the driving force behind the €10 million investment in the Liberties

The Teeling family is a step closer to opening Teeling Whiskey Company, the first new distillery in Dublin in 125 years. Its three enormous copper sti(...)

The problem for Bushmills is that it is not one Diageo’s favourite children. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Diageo has finally waved the white flag on its foray into Irish whiskey after agreeing to offload Bushmills to José Cuervo, a Mexican tequila group.It(...)

Traders are pictured at their desks in front of the DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange yesterday.The  DAX Index climbed 0.3 per cent. Photograph: Reuters

National benchmark indices advanced in nine of the 18 western-European markets yesterday. Germany’s DAX Index climbed 0.3 per cent and France’s CAC 4(...)

Pernod shares have gained 4.4 per cent so far this year, in line with the European sector, which is up 4.1 per cent.

French spirits maker Pernod Ricard, which owns Irish Distillers, on Thursday forecast modest profit growth in its current financial year after improvi(...)

The world’s first cyborg artist, Belfast-born Neil Harbisson, is to speak at the Web Summit in Dublin this November. Mr Harbisson has an antenna implanted in his skull so he can hear images and paint sounds. Photo: Lars Norgaard

Neil Harbisson has an antenna implanted in his skull so he can hear images and paint sounds. In 2004, the British government officially recognised Bel(...)

Jameson, Bushmills and Tullamore Dew were all included in the top fifty travel-retail sales table, while Baileys Irish Cream was ranked in sixth place

Baileys remains one of the most popular duty-free spirits in the world despite seeing a 3.6 per cent decline in sales last year.New figures compiled b(...)