British pub chain JD Wetherspoon has announced plans to open 30 new Irish pubs.The company, which operates 931 pubs across the UK, said it plans to sp(...)

Minister for Agriculture, Food and Marine Simon Coveney said  the Government had agreed to increase its support for the Cork event centre from €10 million to €12 million. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

BARRY ROCHE Cork City Council is to increase financial support for a €50 millon event centre to be built on the former brewery site by Heineken Irelan(...)

JD Wetherspoon, which operates more than 900 outlets in Britain and Northern Ireland, opened its first pub in the Republic, the Three Tun Tavern, in Blackrock earlier this year

British pub chain JD Wetherspoon has acquired Ireland’s largest homeless hostel and is to open a 100-room hotel and pub on the site.The company, which(...)

Heineken beer on sale at the bargain price of €2.95 at the Three Tun Tavern in Blackrock, Co Dublin. Photograph: Frank Miller

A number of Dublin publicans are known to have raised concerns with Heineken about the pricing of its beer at JD Wetherspoon’s prior to the high-pr(...)

Heineken beer on sale at the bargain price of €2.95 at the Three Tun Tavern in Blackrock, Co Dublin. Photograph: Frank Miller

JD Wetherspoon’s high-profile bust-up with Heineken over the supply of beer to its new Forty Foot venue in Dún Laoghaire had been – excuse the pun – b(...)

Philips Manager of the Year Joe Schmidt with his award following the ceremony at the Shelbourne Hotel: “It’s humbling because of the competition that is here today.”

Despite the mass influx, Joe Schmidt is the only foreign rugby coach to be named Philips Sports Manager of the Year.Not the first foreigner, mind. Th(...)

Sign outside the Three Tun Tavern in Blackrock Co Dublin - a wetherspoons pub, showing discounted beer prices including Heineken. Photograph:Frank Miller /The Irish Times

British pub chain JD Wetherspoon has controversially dropped Heineken and Murphy’s stout following a row over the supply of beer to its new Dún Laogha(...)

Self-confessed deal junkie Thor Bjorgolfsson’s riches to rags story is literally the stuff of legend or as the Economist’s Matthew Bishop neatly descr(...)

Promising “a new take on sports coverage”, Maximum Media’s new offshoot SportsJoe.ie launches today with a little help from the social media hashtag (...)

Cans of Anheuser-Busch Bud Light brand beer sits in a warehouse at Brewers Distributing  in Peoria, Illinois. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Anheuser-Busch InBev, the maker of Beck’s and Corona beer, reported third-quarter profit growth that fell short of analysts’ expectations, weighed d(...)