The high-profile landbank occupied by the Clyde Court and the Ballsbridge hotels in Dublin 4, which is estimated to be worth between €120-150m, seems destined to accommodate 490 apartments as well as a standalone hotel and a range of retail, restaurant and leisure facilities.

Trading at hotel group Dalata was “ahead of expectations” during the first quarter of the year the company said on Tuesday, as it expressed its inter(...)

Glenn Murray celebrates after scoring the first goal for Crystal Palace as Manchester City’s Joe Hart appeals for offside recently. Photograph: Reuters / Suzanne Plunkett

We are approaching, as Alex Ferguson once charmingly described it, the nerve wracking “squeaky bum time” of the English football season. Half the Iris(...)

Pat McCann, CEO, said that Dalata performed “very strongly” in 2014, with all hotels showing revenue growth. (Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times)

Hotel group Dalata reported a 30.4 per cent boost in revenue in its maiden financial results as a public company on Tuesday, as it annouced its lates(...)

Rolls Royce: results out on Friday.  Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg
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Dalata’s proposed €455 million reverse takeover of most of the Moran Bewley group, approved by Dalata’s shareholders yesterday, is transformational fo(...)

John Hennessy (standing) with from left; Dermot Crowley, Margaret Sweeney, Sean McKeon, Pat McCann, Robert Dix and Alf Smiddy at the Dalata Hotel Group meeting. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Chief executive of the Dalata hotel group Pat McCann said it may buy about 10 more hotels in Ireland, after its shareholders yesterday rubber-stamped(...)

Tom Moran at least has the consolation of retaining control of the Red Cow Hotel and pub, where it all started for him in the 1980s

It was a day of contrasting fortunes for two of Ireland’s biggest hotel groups. For Dalata, the proposed acquisition of nine Moran Bewley’s hotels for(...)

Bewley’s hotel, Ballsbridge. Dalata is to rebrand the hotels it is buying.

Ireland’s biggest hotel operator Dalata has announced its intention to acquire most of the Moran Bewley’s Hotel Group for €455 million. The deal will(...)

Limerick hotelier Tom Moran

In spite of nearly 45 years in the hospitality trade, retirement has never interested Limerick hotelier Tom Moran. He was too busy running the 10 hote(...)

The complex, which is situated near the Newlands Cross junction in southwest Dublin, comprises the four-star, 123-bedroom hotel, and the Red Cow Inn. The hotel and pub employ around 140 staff between them

Hotelier Tom Moran and his family are negotiating to acquire the well-known Red Cow complex as part of a wider transaction that will involve the Dala(...)