The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year awards take place. Partner Kevin McLoughlin, centre, says the  finalists, spread across 10 sectors, are reflective of the strength and diversity in Irish business.  Photograph: Shane O’Neill Photography

Monday Results: Hasbro. Indicators: Euro zone consumer confidence flash (Oct); UK business optimism index (Q4), industrial trends orders (Oct); US(...)

A sugar tax introduced in Chicago earlier this year was repealed after just two months. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Despite receiving overwhelming support from health groups, the Government’s new sugar tax on sweetened drinks has been slammed by Food Drink Industry (...)

An extension of the Mill Enterprise Hub in Drogheda.

Some 600 jobs could be created if the area surrounding Dundalk and Drogheda if the area is recognised as a cluster for e-payments companies, says a lo(...)

Photograph: Lewis Whyld/PA Wire

A tax on sugar-sweetened drinks will be introduced next April as the Minister for Finance followed through on widely flagged plans to impose such a le(...)

Takun J (middle) with Adama Dennis (right) at the Redemption Beach compound in Monrovia. Photograph: Lorraine Mallinder

On Redemption Beach, a small crowd has gathered, agitating for a glimpse of a man they call the “King of Hipco”. Takun J, pioneer of a musical genre(...)

Guinness is sold in more than 150 countries, with 10 million glasses downed every day. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Reuters

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the favourite of them all? That is what we set out to find out a couple of weeks back when took to Twitter to see wh(...)

A burst water mains at Roughgrange, Donore, Co Meath.

Irish Water has warned that water main bursts will be a “common occurrence” for years to come, following the publication of a report analysing the cau(...)

The $50 million, 45,000-square-meter  Ukraina shopping centre on Kyiv’s Victory Square, Ukraine, is one of the properties Seán Quinn had an interest in.

A Russian lender that provided banking services to a subsidiary of State-controlled Irish Bank Resolution Corporation has been shut down by regulators(...)

We all see the internet through Google-tinted glasses. Photograph: Getty

Rumours of SEO’s death are greatly exaggerated. Assessing the relevance (or very existence) of search engine optimisation is a question that comes up (...)

Dublin Bikes users across the capital were left stranded on Monday after faulty connections at numerous stations prevented cyclists from collecting bi(...)