The High Court heard that Irish law only permits third-party funding of a court case where there is some form of connection between the litigant and whoever is putting up the money

  Persona and Sigma Wireless should reveal details of a deal with a third party to fund their case against the State and Denis O’Brien, th(...)

Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney:  “When we bought the Uniq business in the UK four years ago, there were a load of unused tax losses and capital allowances and we’re simply working our way through those.” Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Convenience food giant Greencore, which generated €1.6 billion in sales last year, pays an effective tax rate in Ireland of just 1 per cent. The UK-l(...)

Paddy Power said strong top-line growth offsetunfavourable sports results

Paddy Power chief executive, Andy McCue, has played down suggestions that it could follow next month’s €442 million cash distribution to shareholders (...)

Sainsbury’s has announced its first drop in profits in a decade as it counts the cost of “unprecedented” change in the supermarket industry. The UK’s (...)

Ornua, formerly the Irish Dairy Board, is hoping to hit €3 billion in sales in the post-milk quota era on the back of strong demand for new powdered p(...)

Dairy co-op Aurivo, formerly Connacht Gold, saw profits jump 70 per cent to €8.9 million last year despite the collapse in milk prices.On the back of (...)

The motor industry accounts for 11 per cent of the UK’s export earnings, employs 770,000 from shop floor to showroom and generates £64 billion (€87 billion) in annual turnover.

The electric supercharger conceived in Essex is British innovation at its best. A compressor driven by an electric motor that forces more air into the(...)

The current €3 minimum price, for two lines, makes the Irish franchise one of the most expensive in Europe. Photograph: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

One of the main retailer groups has come out in favour of increasing lotto prices amid speculation the new private operator is planning changes to (...)

Tina Turner has lived in Switzerland for nearly two decades and gave up her US citizenship in 2013. 2:03

Secret documents reveal that global banking giant HSBC profited from doing business with arms dealers who channeled mortar bombs to child soldiers in (...)

Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson has said Northern Irish MPs are “of equal status to MPs elected in any other part of the United Kingdom... After this election, there is a real possibility that Northern Ireland MPs could have a crucial role in the formation of the next United Kingdom government.” Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Plans by four UK broadcasters to exclude the Democratic Unionist Party from TV general election debates are “inexplicable” since there is “a real poss(...)