Aer Lingus inched up 0.6 per cent to €2.44 as markets digested the news that Etihad planned to sell its near 5 per cent stake in the airline

US and European stocks declined as investors fretted about Greece and the timing of a US interest rate hike. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index(...)

Finding and championing a great talent behind the bar is the central idea of the Irish Bartender of the Year competition

Adam Walsh is working hard to practice his cocktail-making skills ahead of next Tuesday’s Irish Bartender of the Year final run by Diageo. At 22, he’s(...)

Sales fell 0.2 per cent in the six months to the end of December

Diageo, the world’s largest spirits maker, reported slower quarterly trading on Thursday, hurt by tough comparisons in Britain and retailers reducing (...)

Paschal Donohoe: Declared Diageo shares. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Minister for Sport Paschal Donohoe has absented himself from all decisions relating to a Bill dealing with the issue of alcohol sponsorship of sports (...)

Agency shift led by Tesco’s new chief executive, Dave Lewis. Photograph: Reuters

The new boss of supermarket chain Tesco has drafted in the advertising agency behind some of the world’s most famous adverts, BBH, following a disa(...)

The problem for Bushmills is that it is not one Diageo’s favourite children. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Diageo has finally waved the white flag on its foray into Irish whiskey after agreeing to offload Bushmills to José Cuervo, a Mexican tequila group.It(...)

Jameson, Bushmills and Tullamore Dew were all included in the top fifty travel-retail sales table, while Baileys Irish Cream was ranked in sixth place

Baileys remains one of the most popular duty-free spirits in the world despite seeing a 3.6 per cent decline in sales last year.New figures compiled b(...)

Jameson is one of two Irish brands included in the top 100 spirits list

Baileys is one of nine Diageo-owned brands to be included in a ranking of the largest spirits brands in the world.The Irish brand is in 38th position (...)

Irish whiskey’s renaissance has matured to the point where multinationals and domestic players have committed to spending almost €400 million on build(...)

Diageo, the world’s biggest spirits company as well as the maker of Guinness and Red Stripe beers, posted a 3.1 per cent rise in sales for its first quarter to September 30th

China’s crackdown on corruption, and with it luxury gift-giving, has again hit quarterly sales of spirits, European drinks groups Diageo and Remy Coin(...)