Glanbia managing director Siobhán Talbot: named the most admired female leader in a survey of 400 senior Irish business people. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Glanbia managing director Siobhán Talbot was the recipient of the Ireland-US Council’s 2015 award for outstanding achievement at the council’s annual (...)

The Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar. “Their ambition is that we should raise the minimum industrial wage and then put everyone on it.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has delivered a scathing attack on Sinn Féin “hypocrisy” for accepting donations from the US when it “doesn’t believe(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny after announcing the building of the power station in Killala, Co Mayo, with  Gerald  Crotty of Mayo Renewable Power. Photograph: Maxwells

US-backed Mayo Renewable Pow er is planning a €180 million electricity generating plant for Killala, the construction of which will create up to 350(...)

Mr Kenny’s visit coincided with media reports that  said US president Obama was planning to take executive action, bypassing Congress, to lift the threat of deportation over as many as five million of the estimated 11 million people living illegally in the country. Photograph: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has called again for changes to American immigration laws that would allow illegal Irish emigrants living in the United States to(...)

Brian Stack: “I cannot say that many of our passengers attended many of The Gathering events but they went to Ireland because they felt that this was a good time to go.” Photograph: John T Ohle Photography

This is the busiest time of the year for Brian Stack. In early January it is “as if a switch goes off”, he says, and CIÉ Tours is inundated with calls(...)

Donard Gaynor’s knowledge of the global spirits market, particularly the buying habits of whiskey drinkers, is older than some of the rare malts resti(...)

It’s hard not to feel just a little bit self-conscious when presented at close quarters with the global chief executive of a huge cosmetics com(...)