An actor with the Blue Raincoat theatre company, which is staging three Beckett plays in disused former factory in Sligo. Photograph: Peter Martin

The setting will be unusual when three short plays by Samuel Beckett are staged in Sligo for 10 nights. Beckett Hazelwood, presented by the Blue Rain(...)

Celtic Linen supplies linen to hotels and hospitals. Photograph: Getty Images

Celtic Linen, a supplier of linen to hotels, hospitals and the Health Service Executive, is set to exit court protection from its creditors after secu(...)

Brentwood led a consortium of investors that acquired BB’s Coffee & Muffins chain of more than 50 cafe outlets from Denis O’Brien last May

Profits at Brentwood Investments, which led a consortium that bought the BB’s Coffee & Muffins chain from businessman Denis O’Brien last year, mor(...)

At the launch of the Causeway Capital  Fund  in Dublin were (from left): Eugene O’Callaghan, director of  Ireland Strategic Investment Fund; Ray Fitzpatrick, head of equity investment at AIB;  and David Raethorne and Matt Scaife, partners at  Causeway Capital.  Photograph:   Maxwell’s

A new €60 million private equity fund is targeting fast-growing small and medium businesses in Ireland and Britain. The Causeway Capital Partners IL F(...)

Plane Landing in Sligo by Aleksandra Mir, which is one of the pieces on display at the old Snia/Saehan factory in the grounds of Hazelwood House in Sligo. Photograph: James Connolly

‘It is a ‘what are you doing for the rest of your life?’ kind of project,” says Sue Raethorne. In late June she threw probably the biggest, and cer(...)

The new group of investors i includes the chain’s management and private investors such as Emmet O’Neill, a nephew of Denis O’Brien. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Denis O’Brien, the Digicel founder and Independent News & Media shareholder, has sold the BB’s Coffee & Muffins chain to a group of investors(...)

Hazelwood House, Co Sligo, on the shores of Lough Gill. Software developer David Raethorne plans to establish a craft distillery, restaurant and arts initiatives on the site. Photo:Wiki

Hazelwood House on the shores of Lough Gill in Co Sligo, which was built for the Wynne family in the 1720s, has been bought by a software developer w(...)

Smiles Dental has 77 practices in Ireland and Britain; and a turnover of €84 million a year.

Smiles Dental, Ireland’s largest privately-owned dental care provider, plans to expand further in the Republic after it was ac(...)