Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley: billionaire is among several retailers interested in a deal with administrators. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Ashley seeking to rescue BHS Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley is bidding to rescue British retail chain BHS from administration. The Sunday Telegraph(...)

Dutch brewing giant Heineken, according to the Sunday Independent, has picked Ireland as one of the first European countries to get Heineken Light.

The Sunday Business Post reports that Firesensius, the €34 billion German healthcare giant, is on the cusp of sealing a deal to buy the Mater Private (...)

I used to think God put me on this planet to win Heineken Cups and Six Nations championships. I was wrong

‘Come on, Ross!” Sorcha goes. “Where’s the horm?” I’m there, “It just feels like, I don’t know, spying? ” “Don’t be ridiculous – this is our actual (...)

 Italy’s national soccer player Riccardo Montolivo during a training session at Coverciano Sports Center in Florence, Italy. Photograph: Maurizio Degl’ innocenti/EPA

As soccer fans look forward to the European championship in France this summer, investment strategists have an eye on which listed companies could pro(...)

Heineken subsidiary Western Beverages recently agreed a joint-venture deal with Comans.

Regulators have cleared Heineken Ireland’s proposed partnership with Comans Beverages, the drinks distributor owned by the well-known publican family.(...)

 Munster’s Dave O’Callaghan tackles Leinster’s Ben Te’o. Saturday’s match at the Aviva Stadium lacked the sense of occasion associated with previous  high-octane meetings. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Last weekend’s derbies could have potentially huge ramifications for the playoff/qualification picture in this season Guinness Pro12’s finale and thus(...)

Wetherspoon founder Tim Martin in the Three Tun Tavern in Blackrock: original plan was to open up to 30 pubs in Ireland. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Some of the agonised revisionism and counter-revisionism over the last week about the 1916 Easter Rising and British rule were almost enough to drive(...)

Ardagh chairman Paul Coulson. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Ardagh’s chairman and biggest shareholder, Paul Coulson, has told industry analysts that there is “nothing going on” with the packaging group’s €2 bil(...)

It is understood the rationale for  the tie-up includes amalgamating Heineken’s draught keg distribution into a single unit

Heineken Ireland is to merge one of its distribution units with Comans Wholesale, the drinks distributor owned by the well-known Rathgar, Dublin, fam(...)

Danny Cipriani is to rejoin former club Wasps from Sale Sharks. Photograph: Getty

Danny Cipriani will leave Sale Sharks and return to his first club Wasps this summer. The 28-year-old had a season left to run on his existing Sale d(...)