Ballymore and St James’s Gate, €60 a month food waste, and Irish wealth surge

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Property developer Ballymore is to submit a planning application to repurpose the Brewhouse 2 building at the St James's Gate brewery in central Dublin into a modern office space that will become a new headquarters at the site for Diageo, the international drinks group that owns Guinness. Ciarán Hancock has the details.

The number of wealthy Irish individuals set to surge between now and 2026, according to an analysis by Knight Frank. What's behind this wealth surge? Fiona Reddan takes a look behind the numbers in our weekly personal finance feature.

Families could save aroundbout ¤60 a month by wasting less food, a new report by stockbroker Goodbody has found. Barry O'Halloran has the details.

Threats over the Northern Ireland protocol could have major implications for companies in the North and their access to the EU's single market, writes Cantillon.


In Q&A, a reader relays how Revenue has started asking questions about a property they bought some years ago to help out a relative who was struggling at the time and which is now let rent free to a nephew. Dominic Coyle offers a view on the potential tax implications of these arrangements.

In her weekly media and marketing column, Laura Slattery says we shouldn't be surprised by the demise of Apple's iPod.

In Me & My Money, Regina Bushell, chief executive of Groveland Childcare Plus, a childcare and early learning service, reveals how she has stopped looking at the prices of the shares she's invested in given the current global economic flux.

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Ciarán Hancock

Ciarán Hancock

Ciarán Hancock is Business Editor of The Irish Times