Ardagh paid $880 million for Anchor Glass in 2012. The business consisted of eight manufacturing plants, as well as a head office and other infrastructure.

Ardagh Group is likely to make just under $500 million (€362m) with the sale of six US glass-manufacturing plants to private equity fund KPS Ca(...)

IrishTV founders Mairéad Ní Mhaoilchiaráin (managing director) and Pierce O’Reilly (chief executive). IrishTV will broadcast across the UK, Ireland and Europe on Sky Channel 191, and Freesat and in the US on the Public Broadcasting Service. Photograph: Frank Dolan

A new television channel backed by London-based Irish businessman John Griffin, says it will create 150 new jobs when it launc(...)

Jacqueline O’Brien with  Vincent O’Brien and the then president Mrs Mary Robinson. Photograph: Alan Betson

Some things really get on my goat, one of them being arguments about the Goat, or greatest of all time. These disputes invariably descen(...)

Irish tech start-up Tapastreet is working on a project that will combine include social media signals and automated weather monitoring

Irish tech start-up Tapastreet is to team up with the UK’s Met Office on a project that will combine include social media signals and automated wea(...)

 Peter O’Mahony holds his injured left shoulder at Thomond Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Munster captain Peter O’Mahony is expected to undergo surgery on his damaged left shoulder tomorrow. The problem originated during the S(...)

Trustwater chief executive Edmond O’Reilly (centre) with ‘The Irish Times’ InterTradeIreland 2013 Innovation Overall Winner Award. Also pictured (from left) are Thomas Hunter McGowan, chief executive of InterTradeIreland, Liam Kavanagh, managing director, ‘The Irish Times’, Kevin Keane (Trustwater) and Chris Horn, founder of IONA Technologies.

2012: Gabriel ScientificHaving won the overall Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation Awa(...)

Currently the HSE provides emergency ambulance services outside Dublin while Dublin Fire Brigade provides most of the emergency cover in the city. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Health Service Executive has no agenda to take over the ambulance service in Dublin from the fire brigade, HSE director Tony O’Brien said yeste(...)

Pierre Paul Cayer: “I am walking around the world – a little walk around the world”

A pensioner who calls himself “the dream walker” and who has embarked on an expedition to walk around the world began his European leg of the t(...)

Food Island

It’s the year of the French, for Martin Ormonde, sales manager with Swift Fine Foods, a Monaghan-based producer of chilled and frozen ready mea(...)

Dr Michael Smurfit will launch his book, fittingly at the UCD Smurfit Graduate School of Business

The launch of Dr Michael Smurfit’s A Life Worth Living will be an eagerly anticipated occas(...)

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