Glanbia’s managing director Siobhán Talbot: ‘We only use legitimate structures to support our international expansion.’ Photograph: Dylan Vaughan.

Glanbia’s managing director has defended the company’s tax arrangements, insisting it pays an effective rate of 17 per cent. Siobhán Talbot was(...)

At present there are less than 2,000 properties for rent in Dublin

So rents are climbing then? Yes. According to property website Daft.ie rents in Dublin climbed by 8.5 per cent over the last 12 months compared wit(...)

Owen Farrell could end up playing a key role in England’s Rugby World Cup campaign. Photograph:

England’s bid to scale rugby’s Everest begins in earnest this evening. Base camp has long since been established but the first warm-up against France(...)

Business revenues at UPC Ireland were up 23 per cent in the second quarter partly as a result of its ecent acquisition of BitBuzz and also indicative of continuing economic recovery and the appetite which exists for highly competitive services the company said.

UPC Ireland, owned by billionaire John Malone’s Liberty Global, said on Wednesday that it grew its Irish subscriber base in the second quarter of the(...)

The Makayabella after her seizure by Irish Naval service.

A yacht at the centre of one of Ireland’s biggest ever drugs seizure has sold at auction for €70,000 to an Irish sailing enthusiast who wishes to rema(...)

 The  LÉ ‘Niamh’ with the  ‘Makayabella’ after she was seized by a boarding party who found 1,025 kgs of cocaine worth €290 million on board. Photograph: Defence Forces Ireland/PA Wire

A yacht at the centre of one of Ireland’s biggest drugs seizures has been viewed by up to 20 potential buyers ahead of being auctioned in Cork tomorro(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has warned against complacency and urged voters to come out and vote ‘Yes’ in the marriage equality referendum after an opinion poll showed the proposal is likely to be passed. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has warned against complacency and urged voters to come out and vote ‘Yes’ in the marriage equality referendum after an opinion p(...)

Local residents clear rubble from the ruins of their home after the April 25th earthquake in Sankhu, on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal. Photo: Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters 0:37

A US marine corps helicopter involved in disaster relief efforts in Nepal has been declared missing while working in the vicinity of Charikot village,(...)

The Midlands Prison in Portlaoise: one of Ireland’s most modern prisons, it  houses a number of killers who, while not convicted of any sex offences, had a sexual dimension to their crimes.   Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

After being given a life sentence at the Criminal Courts of Justice, Graham Dwyer was taken by van to Mountjoy Prison in Dublin’s north inner city. A(...)

 Irish Naval Service vessel the  LE Niamh  with detained  yacht the Makayabella on September 24th, 2014, off West Cork. File photograph: Defence Forces Ireland/PA Wire

Three more people have been charged by the British authorities in connection with a plot last year to smuggle €80 million worth of cocaine into the UK(...)