Trevor O’Shea, one of the new breed of investors at the vanguard of the bristling Dublin pub scene, was up at 5am on Wednesday sending emails to a hea(...)

Cafe en-Seine on Dawson Street in Dublin city centre. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Two of the country’s largest hospitality groups, which between them own landmark pubs such as Cafe en Seine and Whelan’s, are to join forces in a mult(...)

The planning process is proving a pain for the investors behind a proposed new hostelry on Merrion Row in Dublin, on the site of Il Segreto restaurant(...)

The study entitled Illicit Trade in Ireland: Uncovering the cost to the Irish economy is being unveiled at a conference in Cork Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

The black market is costing the Irish economy up to €1.5 billion with the illicit trade in cigarettes accounting for over a quarter of all cigarettes (...)

The final hearings in a protracted process aimed at introducing a code of conduct for grocery retailers accused of manipulative dealings with supplier(...)

A new study estimates  up to €466 million is lost to the exchequer because of fuel laundering every year, while couterfeit cigarettes cost the economy €691 million. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The illicit trade of counterfeit goods is costing the economy up to €1.5 billion a year, a study has claimed. Retailers warned the impact(...)