Fans enjoy another hot day at Longitude festival at Marlay Park in Dublin at the weekend. Photograph: Allen Kiely

At Sunday night at Longitude, Massive Attack showed that even at a festival for youngsters, you don’t need to be spring chickens to show how it’s don(...)

Bam Ireland chief executive Theo Cullinane said its operations are profitable and its parent’s statement will have little impact on the business here.

Troubled construction giant Royal Bam is not ruling out a sale of its Irish subsidiary but says that claims it has already put the €300 million-a-year(...)

The historic Beamish and Crawford site in Cork is one of the proposed sites for the event centre

A decision on where to locate a €50 million event centre in Cork looks set to be delayed following a decision by a global entertainment company to wi(...)

The interior of the Three Tun Tavern in Blackrock, Co Dublin

British pub group JD Wetherspoon has pulled a surprise by deciding not to stock Guinness at its new Three Tun Tavern pub in Blackrock, Co Dublin, when(...)

‘There is an element of how much you can save at the start, but that becomes a small part of it.’ Photograph: Thinkstock

Before there were brewers with their industrial-scale productions and their slick marketing campaigns, there were home brewers. Some 5,000 year(...)

The proceeds of the debt issuance, along with the proceeds from the sale of the six glass plants, will be used to repay senior notes due 2017

CHARLIE TAYLORThe Ardagh Group, the Luxembourg-based packaging giant run by Paul Coulson, has announced plans to sell €1.8 billion of debt.The moves c(...)

MCCP managing director Kay McCarthy: “Consumers like brands but they don’t always trust the ad.”

Other than the inevitable Bono, the only Irish person speaking at next week’s Cannes Lions advertising festival will be Kay McCarthy, the founder of a(...)

Bulmers: its maker, C&C, is having a spat with the Portman Group, the alcohol-industry funded body. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A delicious spat arose this week in Britain between C&C, the Clonmel- based maker of Bulmers and Magners cider, and the Portman Group, the alcohol(...)

The Ardagh group is not likely to determine how much it will raise from its planned IPO until nearer the flotation date.

Paul Coulson’s glass and packaging group, Ardagh, is likely to proceed with its long-awaited stock market launch in the second half of next year. The (...)

Leo Cullen’s calmness under pressure meant he usually made the right calls in a game, especially at the lineout. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Peter Smyth, a team-mate of Leo Cullen’s from their under-10 days at Willow Park through their years together on the Blackrock Dream Team and then Lei(...)