A section of the crowd at Ballybrit Galway races. Numbers at the annual event were up by 13 per cent on 2013, but while gamblers may be back sipping champagne, they’re still betting cautiously. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Celebrating his long-shot victory at Galway Races, local lawyer Joseph O’Hara headed to the champagne tent to spend some of his €1,000 winnings.During(...)

WJ Lee guiding Pique Sous to victory at Leopardstown last September. The grey was favourite for the Galway Hurdle but has been ruled out of action for the rest of the season. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inphot

With just two days to the start of the 2014 Galway festival, ground conditions are near-perfect at the Ballybrit track although a mostly dry weather (...)

Pensions and innovation aren’t what you might call natural bedfellows. But investment advisory group Acuvest is set to test that perception with the f(...)

John Moloney - will take over as chairman of DCC in September Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/THE IRISH TIMES

John Moloney, the former chief executive of Glanbia, will take over as chairman of the energy-to-electronics conglomerate DCC in September.Mr Moloney,(...)

Siobhán Talbot: “Like many working mothers I’ve juggled the camogie match and the meeting and the travel. It’s about planning.” Photograph: Jason Clarke Photography

Some people become passionate when they talk about music or sport. Siobhán Talbot’s eyes light up when she talks about finance. Glanbia’(...)

Milking it: lots of dairy companies are acquiring new businesses to increase capacity, both here and abroad

Bord Bia’s release of last year’s food and drink export figures today will set the scene for what is expected to be another strong year for the agri-f(...)

Siobhán Talbot has taken over from John Moloney  as managing director of Glanbia. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

Siobhán Talbot has taken over from John Moloney as managing director of Glanbia. Mr Moloney formally resigned today, but will remain with the company (...)

Historically high milk prices and a difficult retail environment are resulting in a “challenging” environment for Glanbia’s Irish consumer products business. Overall the group “performed well” however, group managing director John Moloney said. Photograph : Matt Kavanagh / THE IRISH TIMES

Glanbia, the Irish global performance nutrition and ingredients group, updated the market this morning in an interim statement, reporting revenue grow(...)

Newtown Blues 0-12 Tullamore 1-7Referee Anthony Nolan flashed two red and 12 yellow cards in what proved a niggly and ill-tempered encounter at the Ga(...)

Outgoing group managing director of Glanbia John Moloney in August said that the consumer products division had had a “very difficult” first half of the year. Photograph: Frank Miller

Food group Glanbia has initiated a voluntary redundancy programme in its consumer products division, due to a difficult retail trading environment acr(...)