This week on Roísín Meets...  Roísín Ingle talks to Laurence Kinlan and Ian Lloyd-Anderson

Laurence Kinlan and Ian Lloyd-Anderson, first seen on screen together as Elmo and Deano in Love/Hate, are now reunited on stage with roles in Conor Mc(...)

A tie-up between the owner of Budweiser and Stella Artois and the group behind Peroni and Grolsch would rank as one of the six largest takeovers in history. Photograph: Getty Images

Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world’s largest brewer, is exploring a takeover of rival SABMiller in a deal that would create a $275 billion company respon(...)

The CEO of Cork City Council has said she is confident work will commence shortly on the building of a €50m events centre on the site of the former Beamish and Crawford brewery in the city

The CEO of Cork City Council has said she is confident work will commence shortly on the building of a €50m events centre on the site of the former Be(...)

The campaign most recalled unprompted from January to June 2015 was Coca-Cola’s ‘Kiss’ campaign, at 73 per cent.

Diageo has emerged as the biggest spender in out-of-home advertising in the first six months of 2015, with a spend of €2.8 million. New figures from O(...)

John Fanning: highlights principles needed to develop effective advertising, using best-practice examples. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Advertising works is the core message of Thursday’s launch of the Institute of Advertising Practitioners in Ireland’s effectiveness report, and, to si(...)

Planet Business

Image of the week: Great Rainfall of China Extreme volatility is still the dominant weather pattern across Chinese financial markets, with Wedn(...)

Brooklyn Brewery is known for long-resisting the blandishments of Wall Street investors attracted by its earnings potential

As all good trend-watchers will know, Brooklyn, the founding well of hipsterdom, is home to one of the ultimate craft beers: Brooklyn Lager. The tote(...)

 Brooklyn Brewery is having second thoughts about taking money from investment firms

Brooklyn Brewery, the craft beer maker operating from New York City’s most populous borough, resisted taking money from investment firms for almost t(...)

Ardagh reported revenue of €1.3 billion for the second quarter, up 2 per cent on the €1.28 billion announced for the same quarter last year

The Ardagh Group, the Luxembourg-based packaging giant run by Paul Coulson, has announced a €51 million pretax profit for the six months ended June 30(...)

Manufacturing output in Germany and the euro zone increased by more than initially estimated, appearing to suggest the crisis in Greece had not been a setback for growth. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

European stocks made gains as improved earnings reports and a positive reception for fresh economic data outweighed the impact of record losses in Gr(...)