Dublin is regarded abroad as “dusty and dull, with little of interest to see or do,” a new report on the future of tourism in the city has concluded. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Dublin is regarded abroad as “dusty and dull, with little of interest to see or do”, a new report on the future of tourism in the city has concluded. (...)

An Bord Bia chairman Michael Carey,  who is to  head up  the Grow Dublin Tourism Alliance to  increase tourism to Dublin.     Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A new group is to be established by Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Paschal Donohoe to increase tourism to Dublin amid concerns that the ca(...)

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney said he believed the Paris fair could provide new business opportunities.

Irish food companies are showing a growing interest in exhibiting at Sial, one of the world’s largest food and drink fairs, with 21 of them showcasing(...)

Niall FitzGerald was chief executive and chairman of Unilever from 1996 to 2004

Former Unilever chief executive Niall FitzGerald has become the new chairman of the UCD Michael Smurfit graduate business school advisory board. (...)

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(...)