Feargal Quinn introduced the sausages into Ireland in 1973, inspired by a supermarket in Germany which built a sausage factory next door and had long queues out the door every morning.

Fears that its renowned sausages would disappear with the Superquinn name provoked nearly as much angst among shoppers this week as the news that t(...)

Barrister and former head of the Bar Council Hugh Mohan held 17.54 per cent of the shares in Jorcon Ltd, which shareholders held through two companies, Quinlan Nominees Diagonal One Ltd and Quinlan Nominees Diagonal Two Ltd. Photograph: Frank Miller

A property company owned by a number of well-known business figures and professionals(...)