The swings outside Sophie’s restaurant in the Dean Hotel, a Press Up venue. Photograph: Ellen Rose O’Riordan

Paddy McKillen Jnr’s hospitality group opened 12 businesses over eight sites in 2018

Estlin Wall with her parents Amy and Vincent

Vincent Wall was driving his daughter Estlin to creche when crash occurred

The Magee shop in Dublin.

Chairman cites possible punitive duties on clothing in no-deal scenario

Estlin Wall with her parents Amy and Vincent.

Estlin Wall died and her father Vincent was seriously injured in 2017 crash

Dylan McGrath outside his  restaurant Shelbourne Social in Ballsbridge.

Fade Street Social and Rustic Stone employ total of 179 people

“Revenue in 2018 was driven by new store openings in both the UK and Ireland as well as new product launches including the new Voyager medium roast coffee, ” the company said.

Numbers employed by company rise to 441 as new store openings drive revenue

Nine Supervalu shops are owned by  Commidare Holdings,  one of the largest privately owned firms in Munster. It employs 837. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Commidare Holdings, which has nine Supervalus and two hotels in Co Kerry, sees pretax profits slip to €2.3m

Head of forecasting at Met Éireann, Evelyn Cusack, speaking following a meeting of the National Emergency Co-ordination group ahead of Storm Lorenzo. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Forecasting service accused of giving ‘Nanny state’ advice over ‘a stiff breeze’

Ireland West Airport – Knock in Co Mayo   serves 23 international destinations and is served by three airlines. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Last year was the busiest year on record for the airport as passenger numbers increased by 3% to 771,600

Hit film The Incredibles 2

Brand is a market leader in the Republic, operating 11 cinemas with 77 screens

Anti-war protesters Ken Mayers (right), retired US marine, and Tarak Kauff, retired from the US army, after being released from jail in Limerick earlier this year. Photograph: Alan Place

Judge says it would be difficult to find jury in the county with neutral view on Shannon issue

The Labour Court has recommended a pay increase of 2.25 per cent for 5,000 workers at Penneys in the Republic.

Labour Court’s proposed 2.25% increase falls short of 3.4% sought by union

Narcan nasal spray is used to treat opioid overdoses. Photograph: Betancur/AFP/Getty

Adapt Pharma recorded 126% revenue rise due to success of Narcan nasal spray

  Campaigner Vicky Phelan with solicitor Cian O’Carroll. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Cian O’Carroll Solicitors argued for Vicky Phelan and Emma Mhic Mhathúna last year

A four-year-old boy told his mother that a teenager sexually assaulted him after medics diagnosed the child as having perianal genital warts.

Man (20) goes on trial accused of sexually assaulting four-year-old in 2014

Dancing with the Stars: Marty Morrissey with Ksenia Zsikhotska. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Wicklow studio was base for filming of RTÉ reality television series

Numbers employed at Jones Lang LaSalle  increased from 92 to 98

Staff numbers atcommercial and residential property firm rise

The Talbot Hotel in Stillorgan: Figures filed by Torski Ltd show that the group’s revenues fell fractionally to €129.97 million from €130 million.

Staff numbers increase as directors sound Brexit warning

Fishy Fishy in Kinsale, Co Cork. In 2015, chef Martin Shanahan added an extension to his restaurant and the investment continued to pay dividends last year

Profits at TV chef Martin Shanahan’s Fishy Fishy restaurant last year doubled to €429,279

The Cliffs of Moher in Co Clare.

Haley Sharpe Design Ltd has been awarded the €398,547 Cliffs of Moher contract by Clare County Council, which includes devising a (...)

Henry Ford & Son Ltd  recorded the pre-tax profit of €1.34 million following a pre-tax loss of €861,000 in 2017.

US car giant reports profit but job cuts expected in Cork operation

Pat Kenny: ‘Judicial review is extremely expensive and even if you win there is no guarantee that you will be awarded your legal costs.’ File photograph: Frank Miller

Broadcaster calls time on ‘expensive’ legal route to prevent construction of apartments

Danielle Ryan is a granddaughter of the late Tony Ryan, a founder of Ryanair. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Roads companies specialise in fragrance, publishing and entertainment

The drop in pre-tax profits at Armalou Holdings Ltd came in spite of revenues increasing by 7 per cent from €182.9 million to €195.93 million.

Performance impacted by Brexit, but revenues still rose 7% to over €195m

In 2017, Conor McGregor’s main company here, McGregor Sports & Entertainment Ltd (MESL) lodged an application with the EU seeking to register the ‘Conor McGregor’ trademark

Dutch clothing company says it has rights to McGregor trade name

 Some of the Mars group’s best-known products includes Mars bars, Twix, M&Ms, Wrigleys gum, Whiskas, Pedigree Chum and Uncle Ben’s rice. Photograph: Getty Images

Food giant shows profit of €2.54m following losses of €5.86m in 2017

Designer Orla Kiely described the collapse of her clothing business as “a bereavement”.

Company foundered in 2018 with debts of £7.25 million

Meerkats at Dublin Zoo warm up with the help of heat lamps when cold weather hits. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Extreme weather also blamed for decline in custom

Peter Mark opened its first salon on Grafton Street in Dublin in 1961. Photograph: iStock

Employee numbers at hairdressing company decreased by 37, as revenues increased by 5%

Minister for Business Heather Humphreys said two jobs losses was ‘disappointing’. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

‘Many opportunities locally’ says Minister for Business as Novartis and Molex lay off 820

Genzyme employs 684 people in Waterford

Pharmaceutical company employs 684 people in Waterford

The Boston Scientific plant in Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Accounts for Boston Scientific Ltd also show that revenues increased by 17% to $4.2bn

A grey colt yearling pictured in the parade ring in Goffs, Co Kildare.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Accounts filed by Robert J Goff & Co plc show ring revenues declined by 6% to €165.63m in the 12 months to the end of March 2019

Numbers employed by Scott Tallon Walker, co-designer of the Aviva Stadium, reduced last year from 95 to 85. Photograph: ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Revenues increase at Dublin-based firm and co-designer of Aviva Stadium

The proposed Boston Sidings development. The appeals board has given the plan the go-ahead after it ruled the proposal would accord with national strategic planning policy and local planning policies

Dublin City Council upholds decision to allow 10-storey development in Silicon Docks

The opening of a new Milano restaurant last year, bringing the number to 19, contributed to the increase in profits.

With 19 outlets in Republic, Pizza Express-owned operation saw revenues rise

The new application also includes a partial increase in heights of the permitted Apollo House and College House re-developments.

New plans by Marlet include 500-seat venue along with increase in height at the Dublin city centre development

The Gresham is owned by Spanish hotel group Riu. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Revenues at Dublin city centre hotel on O’Connell Street ahead by 15% at €20.25m

Ireland’s Alison Miller in action against Japan in the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup  at the UCD Bowl, Dublin. Photograph: Donall Farmer/PA Wire

St Vincent’s Hospital reported a 243% rise in injured women rugby players over 10 year period

Developer Gerry Gannon: Last month, Gerard Gannon Properties lodged plans for 1,950 apartments in north Dublin.

In the 12 months to the end of December last, company’s revenues increased to €77.2m

A an image of the Hardy Bucks

Sales of Operation Transformation and Hardy Bucks contribute to 22% rise

Medlab Pathology is appealing the €2.1m award to terminally-ill Limerick woman Ruth Morrissey to the Supreme Court, alongside Quest Laboratories and the HSE. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Figures cover year when Vicky Phelan case in spotlight and screening programme issues

“Disrespect and humiliation have a stifling effect,” according to the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) Adjudication Officer who made the award. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Female worker was ‘sniffed at’ and experienced ‘constant unwanted touching’ from senior male colleague

Chef Richard Corrigan at Virginia Park Lodge in  Co Cavan. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Cavan operation contributes to the chef’s UK and Irish restaurant group returning to pre-tax profit

Graham Norton: “You cannot justify my wages, so I don’t try.” Photograph: Christopher Baines

English-based Irish media presenter’s income mostly comes from production company

Irish Rail: nine staff failed drugs and alcohol tests during 2017 and 2018. Photograph: Eric Luke

A signalman was dismissed after he was found to have cannabis in his system

Spanish golfer Jon Rahm who won the  2019 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Lahinch Golf Club. Photograph: Donall Farmer/PA Wire.

Tourism agency paid third parties €495,187 towards staging the event, figures show

WRC adjudication officer Ewa Sobanska said she was satisfied the failure to accept the HAP payment  “exacerbated the distress” the tenant suffered.

Workplace Relations Commission found refusal to accept HAP scheme placed tenant ‘in a detrimental financial situation’

The Israel-headquartered Teva has confirmed the Waterford site is one of the most successful across the group

Despite profits slip, Teva says Waterford site is one of the most successful across the group

Belfast developer Paddy McKillen.  Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Payment made by Coroin Ltd to McKillen’s Hume Street Management Consultants Ltd

Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

‘After he hit me a young man saw what he had done and attacked him’ – statement

The 2018 figures include a contribution from Electric Picnic, held at Stradbally, Co Laois. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Payment made as UK joint venture records £2.2m loss

The school’s board did not provide a convincing and transparent rationale for its scoring at interview, the WRC found. Photograph: iStock

Sligo primary school teacher was discriminated against on gender grounds, WRC finds

WRC adjudication officer, Jim Dolan dismissed the worker’s claim, finding the man’s  behaviour did amount to sexual harassment.

19-year-old worker’s ‘dignity at work’ violated due to sexual harassment, employer said

Christy Moore at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre. Last year’s Imro €32.29 million royalty payout to artists is a 15 per cent increase on the €28.13 million paid out in 2017. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Christy Moore, U2 and Hozier among those who benefited from record total Imro payout

The  WRC found the unnamed firm had on the balance of probabilities terminated the man’s contract ‘more because of his disability than performance’

Worker said his boss told him his designs were good but ‘it’s the communication thing’

“Nephin is very pleased with how Corrib has performed since operatorship transferred from Shell to Vermilion as part of the transaction.”

Subsidiary Nephin Energy Holdings purchased Shell’s interest in 2017 for €903m

A strong increase in assets under management was credited for the 13 per cent rise in revenues at Mercer Ireland Holdings Ltd to €210.4 million. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe

Pension and HR consultants paid 497 staff average of €90,790 each over 2018

On one day alone last year more than 300,000 tickets for Sheeran’s initial seven Irish shows were sold, making history. Photograph: Charles Sykes/Invision/AP

Concerts were part of singer’s ÷ Tour which has generated $775m at the box office

The woman was  having a meal with her daughter at   the Trump Doonbeg resort in Co Clare (above) when she collapsed and died, an inquest has heard. File photograph: PA

82-year-old was ‘on a long dreamed trip to see her family’s heritage’

In 2018 Graeme McDowell’s US PGA earnings totalled $581,024. Photograph: Francois Nel/Getty

Despite 43% in pretax profits, the dividend paid by the company doubles

An exterior view of the eBay corporate headquarters in San Jose, California.  Photograph:  EPA/JOHN G MABANGLO

Latest accounts for eBay Europe Services Ltd show that its pre-tax profits fell in spite of revenues increasing by 5% to €77m

Gardaí at the  Doonbeg resort in Co Clare. A Garda spokesman said  the total Garda spend for the Trump visit at August 31st stood at €11.3m.  Photograph: Getty Images

Some 3,820 gardaí were on overtime during the Trump visit at a cost of €7.49m

Computer-generated image of proposed Blanchardstown development, with 210 beds.

Bartra Capital lodges application with An Bord Pleanála for five-storey structure

Google Ireland has lodged plans for a five-a-side style playing pitch on the roof terrace of floor five of tower two of the development, enclosed in a steel frame with net surrounding and overhead

Sports facility at Boland’s Mill will create a nuisance, says local residents’ association

Waterford Institute of Technology contested the claim and told the Labour Court it took all practicable steps to avoid the occurrence of sexual harassment or harassment based on gender in this case. File photograph Paddy Whelan

Labour court found Waterford Institute of Technology did not do enough to prevent harassment by male students

Conor McGregor: unlikely to be troubled by the Irish losses. Photograph: Inpho

MMA star estimated to have earned $47m last year

Neil Jordan won an Oscar  for best screenplay   for the 1992 film The Crying Game. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Accumulated profits at Sunwind Enterprises, co-owned by Dubliner, increased to €2.8m

Merrion Hotel: Bill Gates of Microsoft stayed there last week. Photograph: Alan Betson

Accounts show revenues up 10% to a record €25m in 12 months to end October 2018

Shannon-based GECAS recorded a 2 per cent rise in revenues last year, accounts show.

Shannon-based General Electric subsidiary has a fleet of more than 1,900 aircraft

The WRC also ordered the board of management  to review its admissions policy with a view to making any necessary amendments to ensure the principles of equality are applied to both male and female legal guardians in the assessment of applications for enrolment.

Workplace Relations Commission orders Co Clare school to pay €3,500 compensation in discrimination case

Johnny Ronan (left) and Richard Barrett who founded Treasury Holdings. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Company previously controlled by developers Johnny Ronan and Richard Barrett

The teenager was before the Children’s Court in Ennis where he pleaded guilty to the illegal possession of a knife in a Co Clare town on April 17th last.

Judge dismisses charge against 17-year-old caught on way to home of would-be abuser

‘Most visitors climb to the top of the castle to kiss the Blarney Stone and are afforded 360-degree views of the surrounding countryside.’ Photograph: iStock

Charles Colthurst argues tourist hot spot and protected structure is ‘visually sensitive’

The return to profit came after a loss of $26.67 million in 2017. Photograph: iStock

Aviation finance company posted profits of $6.95m

‘Minecraft millionaires’: Ryan and Scott Fitzsimons from Ashbourne, Co Meath

Ryan and Scott Fitzsimons operate hugely popular Minecraft channel

Swiss-owned pharma giant Roche announced in 2016 it was to close its plant at Clarecastle after it failed to secure a buyer. Photograph: iStock

Roche posted pretax losses of €1.7m in 2018 and is set to make 132 employees redundant

During the year, pretax profits at Smyths Toys UK Ltd increased by 22 per cent from £11.88 million to £14.5 million. Photograph:  iStock

Irish family-owned toy seller’s expanding UK operation reaches record €655.9m revenues

The Aughinish Alumina refinery on the Shannon estuary near Foynes, Co Limerick.

Increase in spite of sanctions imposed by US Treasury on the Limerick company’s parent

The Old Orchard pub in Rathfarnham, which publican Charlie Chawke purchased for €22 million 14 years ago

Pub group records revenues of €30m as publican describes trade as ‘steady’

Bartra Capital Property Group’s proposed co-living development for Dún Laoghaire, which was approved earlier this year.

Planning official criticises room layout and says numbers using kitchen/living area was ‘objectionable’

Club Travel revenue increased by 5 per cent from €145.5 million to €152.34 million in the 12 months to the end of October last.

Pretax profit declines by 14 per cent to €4.08 million

The centre is a major hub of Uber’s support organisation across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Photograph: Ginnette Riquelme/File Photo/Reuters

Ride-hailing company employs 419 staff in Limerick operation, up from 288 in 2017

An artists impression of the accommodation. The planned student quarters are to have a gym and cinema.

Bord Pleanála decision on Dublin application for 368 bed spaces is expected in December

Savills is joint agent on the Blackrock Village Centre in Dublin, which is being refurbished.

Revenue rises by 17 per cent to €55 million

In her ruling, Labour Court deputy chairwoman Caroline Jenkinson said the council had not been able to establish that a normal retirement age existed which Michael  Neilon was aware of or ought to have been aware of.

Labour Court finds Longford County Council unfairly dismissed Michael Neilon

Red Cow Moran Hotel employee Edward Rynne pictured outside the existing property. Photograph:   Garrett White

Construction expected to start early next year

A man who said he ‘snapped’ and slapped an 11-year-old girl across the face with his open hand after he saw the child pour liquid over his wife has been spared a conviction. Photograph: iStock.

Redas Jonka (43) spared conviction over incident at SkyCourt shopping centre in Shannon

Company note changes in demand for branded frozen pizzas.

Challenges include Brexit, euro-sterling exchange and aggressive competitive activity

The court heard the  captain of the Ryanair aircraft told gardaí there was a passenger on board intoxicated to such an extent that there was a fear she might endanger herself or others.

District Court told woman (38) took Xanax and alcohol before getting on board ‘to alleviate her fear of flying’

The former telecoms employee argued that her obvious early ‘bump’ would have been seen by the decision makers during October last year.

Workplace Relations Commmission finds firm discriminated against former director

The tax assessments were made by the Revenue’s ‘Large Corporate’ and ‘Large Cases-High Wealth Individuals’ divisions.

Revenue recorded 915 such demands in 2018

New accounts filed by Forest Laboratories Holdings Ltd disclose the scale of the dividend payout across a number of payments in 2018. Photograph: Thomas White/Reuters

Forest Laboratories Holdings is the Dublin-based subsidiary of the maker of Botox

The scheme allows tax relief to be claimed on earnings which derive directly from participation in the sport concerned but not earnings such as sponsorship fees and income from advertisements or endorsements.  Photograph: ©INPHO/Presseye/Matt Mackey

Minister says scheme for sportspeople cost the State €2.4m over the decade to 2017

Central Bank in Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Bank secured planning for €300,000 sculpture at its €140m Dublin HQ

Gerry Gannon’s company intends to build on a site 9.5km northeast of Dublin. File photograph: The Irish Times

Company intends to build over 1,100 ‘build to rent’ units and more than 625 for sale homes

The Temple Bar has enjoyed significant expansion in recent years and in 2015 added a Distillery Store that serves Irish, Scottish, and very rare whiskeys. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Staff numbers increase from 70 to 81 while directors’ pay rises to €337,000

Google’s offices on Barrow Street, Dublin

Planning also granted for shops and cafes in Barrow Street office, despite local concerns

Revenue climbs 10 per cent at tour operator

Numbers employed increased from 675 to 701 at Lufthansa Technik Airmotive Ireland. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Company accounts reveal that revenues increased by 12.6%, from $192.8m to $217m

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