Minnesota Vikings Adrian Peterson, a marquee National Football League running back who faces charges of child abuse for injuries he caused when disciplining his son, was reinstated by the franchise on Monday. Photograph:  Matthew Emmons/Reuters

Anheuser-Busch has made a shocking discovery. The NFL, the company’s money heifer over these many years, is a spectacularly violent league. That viole(...)

The Strand Hotel, built in Limerick city in 2007 by John Lally’s Lalco Holdings on the extensive site of the former Jury’s Hotel and overlooking the river Shannon

One of the finest hotels in Ireland’s mid-west region, the seven-year-old Strand Hotel in Limerick, is for sale on the international market. Tom Bar(...)

Adrian Peterson is accused of using a branch to slap his son in an incident last May. Photograph: Jeff Curry/USA Today

The crisis over the National Football League’s handling of allegations of domestic and child abuse by professional American footballers has deepened w(...)

Learners from the Southill Men’s Shed celebrate receiving their certificates at All Hallows College. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

The term “adult education” is something of a misnomer. It brings to mind an image of sitting awkwardly on tiny chairs in the local primary school and (...)

The Clayton Hotel, Galway, which is expected to sell for between €12 and €14 million. Photograph:  Joe O’Shaughnessy

Ulster Bank is to proceed with the sale of assets and loans relating to eight hotels and two hostels as part of its ongoing divestment from the tro(...)

The Radisson Blu Hotel in Limerick

Irish-based wealth management consultancy iNua, headed by Noel Creedon, has bought the Radisson Blu Hotel in Limerick weeks after acquiring Cork’s Rad(...)

 Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness (2nd L)sets up a selfie with Party Leader Gerry Adams (C), Martina Anderson (L), Lynn Boylan (R) and Mary Lou McDonald at the launch of their party manifesto for the European Parliament elections, in Belfast, Northern Ireland today. Sinn Fein are putting four candidates forward for the European Elections on May 22. Photograph: Paul McErlane/EPA

His recent arrest has “galvanised” republicans for the European and local election campaigns, the Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams said today at the la(...)

Fota Island resort was sold for more than €20 million last year

There were about €200 million worth of transactions in the Irish hotel sector last year, according to a Savills report. Notable deals in(...)

After selling five Cork hotels in the past 15 months, Savills is to embark on yet another marketing campaign, this time for the Oriel House Hotel in B(...)

McCabe pharmacy group, led by Sharen McCabe, operates 20 pharmacies across the country with the majority located in Dublin. Photograph: David Sleator

Operating profits at the company that operates the McCabe pharmacy group last year increased by 40 per cent to €7.59 million.According to accounts for(...)