John Moloney: announcement of new role came on the day the company announced it had agreed to sell its Robert Roberts and Kelkin food businesses. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

John Moloney, a former managing director of Glanbia, has taken over as chairman of DCC, an energy-to-technologies conglomerate, where he replaces reti(...)

The DCC agm in the Four Seasons Hotel in Dublin earlier this year, Photograph: Cyril Byrne/Irish Times

DCC, the energy-to-technologies conglomerate, has agreed to sell its Robert Roberts and Kelkin food businesses to Valeo Foods, the owner of the Jacobs(...)

A Toyota RAV4  at the Moscow International Auto Salon. Photograph: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg

Fifteen Irish car dealers and repair garages yesterday filed a complaint with the Competition Authority alleging breaches of Irish and EU competiti(...)

In a statement issued to The Irish Times yesterday, Toyota “strongly” refuted the allegations being made against the company. Photograph: Kimimasa Mayama/EPA

Fifteen Irish car dealerships and garages have initiated legal proceedings against Toyota Ireland alleging anti-competitive behaviour by the motor gia(...)

The Competition Authority intervened over a school uniform issue at a Dublin school. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

The Competition Authority was forced to intervene this month to ensure parents at a Dublin school could obtain school uniforms from more than one supp(...)

Pat Kenny: RTÉ rejected a Newstalk ad telling audiences to “move the dial” to Newstalk where he now presents a radio show on weekdays. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Newstalk, the radio station owned by Denis O’Brien, has complained to the European Commission that RTÉ’s use of licence fee funds is in breach of E(...)

The number of staff at the Department of Jobs has dropped from 1,075 at the end of 2008 to 783 by the middle of June this year. Photograph: Getty Images

The Department of Jobs and Enterprise, and agencies under its control, are grappling with a serious staffing crisis due to the State’s moratorium o(...)

The formation of the National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP) last year was motivated not simply by concerns GPs had over the state of gen(...)

Scales of Justice: The simple truth is that the litigation system in Ireland needs reform and the debate has to be started somewhere

Carlsberg doesn’t do litigation in Ireland but if it did, let’s face it, there would be a courtroom that none of us recognises.The judge might wear a (...)

Ray Leonard: one of four members of the GSOC’s management team who, along with commissioners Simon O’Brien, Carmel Foley and Kieran Fitzgerald, in effect lead the organisation.

A senior manager at the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) has tendered his resignation. The official, understood to be long-serving deput(...)