It seems that Musgrave, the owner of SuperValu, has stepped in to smooth the way for HCJV

There was quite a kerfuffle last September when IBRC suddenly appointed receivers to HCJV, a property company linked to the Caulfield McCarthy retail (...)

Phil J Clarke: ‘I’m retiring, so I’m looking forward to a change of pace.

Farewell to Phil J Clarke, Tesco Ireland’s outgoing chief executive, who announced his retirement on Wednesday. The J distinguishes Clarke from his na(...)

Irish Wind Energy Association chief executive Kenneth Matthews speaking atthe association’s annual conference. Photograph: Patrick Bolger

The Irish Wind Energy Association, the lobby group for wind farm developers, held its annual conference on Wednesday at the Doubletree hotel, formerly(...)

 Pat O’Doherty, chief executive of ESB. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Brighter Possibilities is the chirpy title of ESB’s annual report for 2014, which emerged on Wednesday. The report’s fine print contained several nugg(...)

John Teeling: veteran investor. Photograph: Dave Meehan

John Teeling, the veteran investor, was always a mentor of sorts to his neighbour Colm Lyon, who this week sold Realex Payments for about €115 million(...)

Christine Ourmieres-Widener: appointed chief global sales officer for American Express Global Business Travel

Christine Ourmieres-Widener, the outgoing chief executive of Cityjet, has a new job. She has been appointed chief global sales officer for American Ex(...)

GreekPrime Minister Alexis Tsipras: lambasted Declan Costello for writing a letter to the Greeks in which he appeared to put pressure on the country to stall a parliamentary vote on a suite of anti-poverty measures.  Photograph: EPA/Stephanie Lecocq

What with Michael Noonan’s cheesy jibes, Enda Kenny’s strategic snuggling up to Angela Merkel and his patronising debt lectures, the beleaguered Greek(...)

 Paddy Power chief executive Andy McCue has moved to acquire the independent bookmakers owned by publican James Reilly. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The relentless squeeze of smaller, independent bookmakers by the bigger players in the market still has a few furlongs to run yet.Paddy Power, which o(...)

Denis O’Brien surely had plenty on his mind as he joined Alex Ferguson in the directors’ box at Old Trafford last Sunday for Manchester United’s demol(...)

Six Nations rugby: More than 120 executives from the property investment and development world must guess the scores of Six Nations matches as part of the Armchair Pundit rugby score prediction game being run by the property group HWBC. Photograph: INPHO/Cathal Noonan

The Armchair Pundit rugby score prediction game being run by the property group HWBC has gone down to the wire.More than 120 executives from the prope(...)