Barbarians’ Zane Kirchner touches down to score a try in the game against an Ireland XVat Thomond park. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Barbarians 22 Ireland 21 The individual consequences will be more significant after Ireland slipped to a defeat at Thomond Park that will merely be a(...)

Whiskey: in February the European Commission rejected a complaint about an alleged refusal to supply Irish whiskey

The Opinion of Advocate General Bot indicating a failure by Ireland to comply with the EU Working Time Directive in respect of doctors’ hours issue(...)

 The Chase in Sandyford: Regus to open a new office

The global serviced office provider Regus is continuing its expansion in Ireland by opening a new office at The Chase in Sandyford, Co Dublin. The com(...)

Jameson is one of two Irish brands included in the top 100 spirits list

Baileys is one of nine Diageo-owned brands to be included in a ranking of the largest spirits brands in the world.The Irish brand is in 38th position (...)

Jack Teeling surely had a “sup o’ the crathur” to celebrate the announcement this week of Teeling Whiskey Company’s new €10 million distillery and vis(...)

Bill Murray enjoys Suntory time in the film Lost in Translation

Like most surprises, it turns out the Suntory bid for US bourbon giant Beam to create a global heavyweight was not that much of a shock after all.Sunt(...)

John Teeling: sold Louth distillery Cooley to Beam for $95 million in 2011. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Veteran businessman John Teeling has said the $16 billion acquisition of Beam, the parent of his old business Cooley Distillery, by Japanese drinks gi(...)

The Jim Beam visitors’ center at its central distillery in Clermont, US. Beam is to be acquired by Japan’s Suntory Holdings Ltd. for approximately $16 billion. Photograph: AP Photo/Bruce Schreiner

Beam, one of the biggest names in US whiskey and parent of Cooley Distillery, is to be acquired by Suntory Holdings in a deal valued at $16 billion(...)

In Lost in Translation, Bill Murray played an aging American movie star who came to Japan to film an advertisement for Suntory.

Suntory Holdings, the closely held Japanese whiskey and beer maker, said it will buy Beam for $16 billion (€11.7bn) to gain brands such as Maker’s (...)

The Japanese brewing and distilling company Suntory has agreed to lease 1,000sq m (10,763sq ft)in The Chase office complex in Sandyford, Co Dublin. Th(...)