The Galway Hooker ‘Mac Duach’ sails up the River Moy on it’s way to participate in the revived Ballina Quay Regatta this weekend. Photograph: Henry Wills

The Galway hooker Mac Duach glided into unfamiliar waters yesterday as it arrived at Ballina Quay in Co Mayo for the local three-day regatta. Its own(...)

Tom Moran received the accolade for promoting a positive relationship between France and Ireland in the agriculture and agrifood sector. Photograph: Getty

The recently retired secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Tom Moran, has received an award from the French ministry for agriculture for excepti(...)

Dalata has said its €455 million takeover of most of the Moran Bewley group will be completed tomorrow.

Dalata has said its €455 million takeover of most of the Moran Bewley group will be completed tomorrow. The State’s mergers watchdog last week approve(...)

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(...)

Dom Moran, secretary general of the Department of Agriculture with Minister Simon Coveney and Gerry Boyle, director of Teagasc, at the National Dairy Conference.  Photograph: John T Ohle

The ending of the milk quota regime next March will be the most important and exciting development to hit rural Ireland in a generation, the Minister(...)

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(...)

The Moran and Bewley’s Group, with 10 hotels in Ireland and the UK, will record revenues of more than €100 million this year and earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation of over €32 million.

Six offers have been received for the Moran and Bewley’s Hotel Group, run by Limerick businessman Tom Moran and his family. All bids are above €400 mi(...)

Tom Moran, founder, and Pat Power, group finance director, the Moran group. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Rothschild has been appointed to sell the Moran Hotels chain for a price thought be in the region of €300 million. According to EuroProperty, the pan-(...)