The figures were published on the Department of Agriculture’s website on Saturday morning to comply with an EU regulation giving information on payments in EU-funded schemes. Photograph: Getty Images

Schools, stud farms and meat processors were among the recipients of the EU single farm payment scheme last year, according to figures published by th(...)

The Department of Agriculture is publishing details of payments received by farmers under the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) this weekend. Me(...)

One of Arrow Group Ltd’s subsidiaries, QK Meats, apologised last  May for its handling of the horsemeat scandal, which saw profits decline.

The horsemeat scandal hit profits last year at one of the State’s largest food processors, the Co Waterford-based Arrow Group. Pretax profits at Arrow(...)

Figures are correct as of May 8th, 2013, according to information gathered from the Companies Registration Office website through Duedil. “Live” indicates trading companies but includes figures for companies that are non-trading but not yet dissolved. Satellite images: Bing Maps, Google Maps. Graphic: John Cassidy/Irish Times Premedia

Setting up a business in Ireland is designed to be easy. With little more than a photocopy of your passport, a utility bill and a few hundred euro (...)