Then  taoiseach Charles Haughey arriving to give evidence at the Tribunal of Inquiry into the Beef Industry in October 1982.

When you look back at Irish business journalism over the past 50 years and business journalism in The Irish Times in particular, the temptation is to (...)

The Greencore sugar factory in Carlow, which closed when Ireland exited sugar production in 2006. Photograph: Alan Betson

Alison HealyFood and Farming CorrespondentIt was just one question in a wide-ranging breakfast briefing, but when Matt Cooper asked Greencore’s Patric(...)