Dr Michael Smurfit at the launch of his autobiography, ‘A Life Worth Living’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Dr Michael Smurfit, the former chief executive of the Jefferson Smurfit Group, has said he believes the Irish economy is recovering and that Minist(...)

Is William Fry still Dublin’s brainiest business? We will find out on January 22nd, when the business-backed Soul of Haiti charity holds its annual co(...)

Making a splash: one of the more curious things about the new milk scheme is that, unlike the various other Bord Bia quality plans for beef and lamb, this is a 26-county scheme

Last week Bord Bia launched something called the Sustainable Dairy Assurance Scheme. By 2016 Bord Bia wants every diary farm in Ireland signed up to (...)

Irish Times journalist Colm Keena won in the “Economic/Business Comment” cateogry for his “incisive commentary throughout the year” at the UCD Smurfit School Business Journalist Awards today. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

Two Irish Times journalists were recognised at today’s UCD Smurfit School Business Journalist Awards, which highlight and reward excellence across Iri(...)

Caroline Keeling photographed in the Pepper Glass House at Keelings in Co Dublin. The company won the branding award at this evening’s Bord Bia food awards. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Nine Irish food companies were recognised for their achievements and contributions to the food industry, at the Bord Bia Food and Drink Awards at the (...)

Mary Hanafin: invested in the 130-seat Zaragoza tapas bar on Spouth William Street. Photograph: Eric Luke

A number of leading business people in Ireland have put €1 million into the pot for Dublin’s latest restaurant: the 130-seat Zaragoza tapas bar on Sou(...)

Food entrepreneur Michael Carey was  appointed  a non-executive director  of Drury Communications in the past year. Photograph: Eric Luke

Irish public relations agency Drury Communications increased its pretax profit last year by 7.3 per cent to €365,954. Latest accounts for Drury Commun(...)

Visitors to Bloom in the Phoenix Park, Dublin, yesterday reflected in the pond of one of the show gardens.  Photograph: David Sleator

President Michael D Higgins was in his element when he opened the Bloom gardening festival in the Phoenix Park in Dublin today. No flower was safe fro(...)