Sarah O’Connor and Isolde Johnson of The Cool Bean Company

Isolde Johnson and Sarah O’Connor first met working in EY Entrepreneur of the Year. Isolde had studied business and politics in college while Sarah ca(...)

Philip Lane: hinted at provision of emergency liquidity for banks. Photograph: Jason Clarke.

Another week has trundled by and still the corridors of Government buildings remain eerily quiet – but some cracks in the ice of the current impasse s(...)

Vincent Carton: “Businesses are there to change and develop, and if one set of owners can’t develop it then it’s only right that someone else develops it.” Photograph: Barry Cronin

“I love that we can bring value to rural Ireland,” says Vincent Carton as we wash our hands for the umpteenth time at Manor Farm’s vast chicken proces(...)

US President Barack Obama tries virtual reality glasses as he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) tour Hanover Messe Trade Fair in Hanover, Germany April 25, 2016. Photograph: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Image of the week: Peak virtual Yes, these are the fingers on the nuclear button, but what do they look like viewed in virtual reality? Only Barack(...)

Manor Farms managing director and co-owner Vincent Carton:  wants to increase sales of Manor Farm-branded products from 7 per cent of turnover currently to 10 or 11 per cent over three years. Photograph: Barry Cronin

Irish chicken processor Manor Farm plans to spend €25 million over the next five years to expand its facility in Shercock, Co Cavan. This will resul(...)

Former investment banker Ann O’Rahilly was back in London this week, launching her new health food products in Harrod’s. Ms O’Rahilly’s SeaBeeTree co(...)

Stradbally Shopping Centre in Co Laois, with nine retail units and 10 apartments, for sale for €3m

Lisney is seeking €3 million for Stradbally Shopping Centre in Co Laois, which will show a net return of 9.08 per cent. The nine-year-old complex in(...)

Road Safety Operations Ireland, which has the contract to run speed detector vans, switched to unlimited status in 2014.  Photograph: Frank Miller /	THE IRISH TIMES

The Panama Papers (aka leaked files from the law firm Mossack Fonseca) have shone some light on the predilection of certain businesses and the wealthy(...)

Buoyant sales of Easter eggs and legs of lamb saw supermarket sales jump by 4.6 per cent in the first quarter of the year, as SuperValu retained its grip on the top spot with a near 25 per cent market share.

Buoyant sales of Easter eggs and legs of lamb saw supermarket sales jump by 4.6 per cent in the first quarter of the year, as SuperValu retained its (...)

Léonie Ferguson has built a business based on her childhood recipe for chocolate biscuit cake

BLENDED EATING Memoir cookbooks are often the most successful in the food genre. Sumayya Usmani’s recently published Summers Under the Tamarind Tre(...)