‘Larry Goodman’s fortune in the 1980s was built on his brilliant and relentless use of the massive EU and State subsidies available to the beef industry.’ Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

I have never taken LSD but Irish politics reminds me that I don’t need to. The flashbacks to bad trips keep coming without chemical assistance. A liti(...)

The figures were published on the Department of Agriculture’s website agriculture.gov.ie 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(...)

The Department of Agriculture said it was working with meat processors to gain re-entry into the US. Photograph: Paul McErlane/Bloomberg

Another Irish beef processor has been granted a US export licence amid reports of a disappointingly low level of trade so far. The Dawn Meats p(...)

The ABP Group, one of Europe’s largest beef processing businesses, is headquartered in Ardee, Co Louth, and has operating plants in Ireland, the UK, Poland, the Netherlands, Denmark, Austria and Spain

Silverbirch Investments SA, a Luxembourg company associated with Larry Goodman’s ABP group, increased its size to €262 million, from €159 million, du(...)

Larry Goodman: said the group pays substantial millions in corporation taxes on the profits earned and is tax compliant in all jurisdictions in which it operates.

The Revenue Commissioners are reviewing the international corporate structures used by Larry Goodman’s ABP Food Group and other businesses, in the lig(...)

Larry Goodman: his business empire involves myriad companies, many of which are unlimited and do not publish accounts, in Ireland, the UK, Jersey, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. Often ownership goes from Co Louth to the UK to Jersey and back to Co Louth.  Photograph: Alan Betson

On August 23rd, 2013, three people assembled in Luxembourg before Maitre Joseph Elvinger to make yet another change in the international structures th(...)

RTÉ’s Bryan Dobson, the Reputations Agency’s Catherine Walsh, the Business Journalists’ Association of Ireland’s Sarah McCabe and Dublin Simon Community’s Mary Murray launching the 15th annual quiz, in aid of Dublin Simon Community. Photograph: conor healy

What is the highest possible break in snooker? (No, it’s not 147.) What is, when calculated via its share price, the most valuable company on the I(...)

Larry Goodman. Luxembourg company Parlesse Investments Sarl has shares in, and loans out to, a range of Mr Goodman’s businesses. Photograph: Eamonn Farrell/Photocall Ireland

A Larry Goodman company based in Luxembourg made a profit of €52.6 million in 2013 and paid just 0.4 per cent tax, according to accounts in the tiny E(...)

Computer generated image of the LXV block: Because of strong interest in the building the capital value of the property will be boosted by at least €12m

A landmark office development funded by billionaire businessman Denis O’Brien is to set a benchmark for rents in Dublin.Leading aircraft leasing compa(...)