The Government decided to raise the ceiling below which microbreweries can benefit from a 50 per cent tax rebate to 30,000 hectolitres in the last budget. This has has undoubtedly helped to encourage smaller players to follow their dream and get into brewing

For years, Irish drinkers had little choice when it came to ordering a pint so they have warmly welcomed the craft beer revolution. New figures show t(...)

A rendering of the “McWhopper.” Burger King proposed a one-day truce with McDonald’s to sell a meal blending their burgers

It is rare enough that McDonald’s gets taught a lesson in marketing by Burger King, but that is what seems to have happened after its smaller rival su(...)

Bord Bia will attend Russia’s largest food industry event next month amid the ongoing freeze in East-West relations and the Russian food import ban. T(...)

Eugene Murtagh, chairman, and Gene Murtagh, CEO Kingspan Group. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Kingspan was one of the first in its sector to begin drawing in its horns when recession loomed in the closing years of the last decade and it now app(...)

CRH is responsible for 15 per cent of the €129.8 billion total market capitalisation of Iseq-listed companies. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Oh, but how the Iseq index of the Irish Stock Exchange could use a strong performance on Thursday from its biggest listed company, CRH, when the build(...)

Close to 11.5 million passengers used Dublin airport during the first six months of 2015, up 15 per cent or 1.5 million passengers as against the same period a year earlier

The new national aviation policy was launched this week, but will any of the measures get off the ground? Coming just days after the sale of Aer Lingu(...)

Simon Coveney is also getting it in the neck for over-hyping the potential of the US beef market. Photograph: Darragh Kane

Dairy farmers have spent the last two years ramping up production ahead of the ending of milk quotas. Egged on by Government, they’ve expanded herd nu(...)

Kilkenny-based Cartoon Saloon was nominated for an Oscar in 2010 for “The Secret of Kells”

Things are on the up and up for Ireland’s animation industry, which is continuing to punch above its weight globally. Just this week, award-winning D(...)

Joan Burton may still be a fan of JobBridge but most would prefer to see it scrapped

Is it time for the controversial JobBridge internship scheme to be wound up? The Department of Social Protection announced earlier this week it was to(...)

Forget Busáras, the Greens have  suggested a new bus station could be opened on the west side of the city in the Dublin Bus facility on Conyngham Road, near Heuston station. Photograph: Cyril Byrne Busaras.

The Green Party has struggled in recent years to remain politically relevant, but it deserves credit for one of the best public transport suggestions (...)