Andrea Murtagh, who has died aged 70, was the wife of Gene Murtagh, founder of Kingspan, one of Ireland’s most successful companies, a global m(...)

Gene Murtagh continues to hold 1.13 million shares in the insulation specialist, around 0.66 per cent of the group. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Kingspan chief executive Gene Murtagh earned a near €1.8 million profit through cashing in 200,000 share options this week. (...)

Kingspan saw its sales rise by 10 per cent in 2013, up to € 1.79 billion. Pictured is Kingspan’s Gazeley building in the UK.

Kingspan, the Dublin-listed provider of insulation solutions, saw its sales rise by 10 per cent in 2013, up to € 1.79 billion, as the group ben(...)

Gilbert McCarthy (left), Kingspan managing director, and chief executive Gene Murtagh. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Given that the success rate of mergers and acquisitions can be as low as just 25 per cent, Kingspan must be feeling pleased that its most recent trans(...)

Kingspan chief executive Gene Murtagh said the group delivered a positive performance against a backdrop of weak European economic conditions and a tough winter across many regions. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / IRISH TIMES

Despite a “relatively sluggish” start to the year, Kingspan saw its sales momentum accelerate through the second quarter to post a 13 per cent increas(...)

Eugene Murtagh, Kingspan chief executive, at the group’s agm at a Dublin hotel yesterday. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/Irish Times

Insulation and building materials group Kingspan has the scope to spend up to €200 million on acquisitions, its chief executiv(...)

Kingspan chief executive Gene Murtagh was paid a pension contribution of €127,000 and other allowances of €26,000 in 2012. Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

Kingspan chief executive Gene Murtagh saw his pay dip very slightly to €1.383 million in 2012, according to the company’s latest annual report.(...)

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