Andy McCue: took over as chief executive at the beginning of 2015 and became chief operations officer of the enlarged Paddy Power Betfair group. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Paddy Power paid former chief executive Andy McCue more than €3.7 million in salary, benefits and shares in 2015, according to the bookmaker’s annual (...)

Andy McCue is credited with devising the strategy that transformed the profitability of the bookmarker’s UK retail business

The newly-merged betting giant Paddy Power Betfair has said its chief operations officer Andy McCue is to leave the company at the end of April. Mr (...)

Laying off: Betting exchanges allow punters to bet against each other rather than against a bookmaker. Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

Paddy Power Betfair is set to launch a betting exchange in New Jersey in the first key expansion of its US business since the merger that formed the(...)

Paddy Power was censured last autumn for the lorry advertisement that read “Immigrants, jump in the back! But only if you’re good at sport”

It’s a hard life being an advertiser. There you are trying to shift chocolate or insurance or dishwasher tablets and everyone else is trying to make y(...)

Overhaul in British system could see a huge cash inflow into betting industry Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

British Horseracing Authority chief executive Nick Rust hailed a “truly historic” intention from the British government to replace the Levy betting sy(...)

Lucinda Kelly, founder of Popertee: ‘The model is really simple. We are trying to make it a three-step-to-pop process where, on our website, you can view, consult with the owners, and book your location straight away’

Lucinda Kelly gained her experience in corporate business, spending several years with Paddy Power before taking the plunge into entrepreneurship. “(...)

Recent pop-ups in Dublin:  Aungier Danger in Arnotts

An Irish company matching potential pop-up locations with businesses is seeking suitable properties and venues. Popertee has 50 properties signed up (...)

 Chief executive officer of airline Ryanair, Michael O’Leary. Photograph: Niklas Halle’n/AFP/Getty Images

Nervousness over the outcome of today’s general election, together with the opening salvos of the UK’s referendum debate on European Union membership(...)

Building materials group CRH declined in line with rivals, falling roughly 3 per cent, to €22.42

Stocks across the globe fell the most in three weeks yesterday, tracking oil prices lower, while the first contraction in the US services sector since(...)

A doctored Ged Nash roadside poster on the Ballymakenny Road in Drogheda to make sure Senator Mary Moran gets a mention.

Ged Happy with new hairdo As the picture at the top shows, this column is not overly blessed in the hair department, so we always feel fraternal empa(...)