The Aughinish facility is the largest alumina refinery in Europe with 450 employees and the capacity to produce up to two million tonnes of aluminium oxide a year

The European Court of Justice has ruled against Ireland in a long-running legal case concerning the granting of state aid to the owners of one of the (...)

Total dividends paid during the past ten years by ESB to the Exchequer amount to almost €1.5 billion

ESB reported a 43 per cent jump in pretax profits last year, as it paid a final dividend to the State of €214 million. The energy group, which employ(...)

The frozen bakery specialist, best known here for its Cuisine De France brand awarded Hilliard Lombard more than €5.5 million in stock options and elevated him to the company’s senior executive team in October

Aryzta, the Swiss-Irish food group, has said its European boss Hilliard Lombard, who was recently awarded more than €5.5 million in stock optio(...)

A total of 2,683 mortgages were approved per month, on average, in the three months ending September 30th

The volume of new mortgage lending is falling year on year, according to the latest figures from the Banking and Payments Federation. However, the dat(...)

The new programme includes low-cost leasing, hire purchase and rental agreement option

The State-backed Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI) has announced its second phase of new funding for small and medium-sized businesses w(...)

CCB Leasing International was established in December 2014 and started operations the following month

The aircraft leasing arm of China Construction Bank, one of the world’s biggest companies, is to set up its international headquarters, it was confirm(...)

Web Summit co-founder Paddy Cosgrave said he was receiving no support from the Government as he sought to keep the summit in the capital.

The IDA and Enterprise Ireland paid more than €700,000 to the Web Summit over the last three years as part of ongoing support for the event, which wil(...)

Niall Walsh: “We’re expecting to grow our brewery by 50 per cent again this year and we’ve done that for the last three or four years.”

Niall Walsh and his business partner Jason O’Connell set up Galway Bay Brewery in 2009. The microbrewery, which produces a range of craft beers such a(...)

The decision to sell the business comes after Musgrave last summer wrote down about €131 million in relation to the British operation

The UK Competition and Markets Authority has approved the sale of Musgrave Group’s loss-making British business to Booker for €57 million. The Cork-ba(...)

Paddy Power chief executive Andy McCue said the group expects full-year reported operating profit to be a mid to high single digit percentage above 2014 and the consensus market forecast

Bookmaker Paddy Power is planning to merge with rival Betfair in a multibillion euro deal to create one of the world’s biggest gambling companies . Th(...)