Red C Research and Marketing Ltd recorded profits of €73,472 in the 12 months to the end of June last. This followed the firm recording profits of €33,748 in the prior year.  Photograph: iStock

Pay to Red C’s five directors last year grew from €776,069 to €1.079m

Michael Burke,  managing director of Chanelle Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing Ltd. Photograph: Michael Dillon

Revenue at Galway firm grew by 16% to €45m

The company paid corporation tax of €11 million on its profits, leaving a post-tax profit of €27.6 million. Photograph: Demetrius Freeman/New York Times

Online giant’s pretax profits increased by more than 30 per cent to €39.46m

A computer generated impression of Salesforce Tower – to the immediate left of the Central Bank’s docklands headquarters.

City council move comes following request from advisers to developer Johnny Ronan’s

The revised plans reduced the scale of the office block and included additional measures to protect the privacy of the Chief State Solicitor’s office. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Revised plan includes extra measures such as opaque glazing

McDonald’s has yet to lodge grounds of appeal with the European Union Intellectual Property Office. Photograph: Rui Vieira/ PA

Move is latest round of brand battle between US fast food giant and Galway’s Supermac’s

The WRC was satisfied on the evidence of the complainant that  the landlord’s son subjected the woman to a hostile  and    intimidating environment and called her offensive names which constituted harassment within the meaning of Section 11 of the Equal Status Act.

Workplace Relations Commission heard mother of two abused after she applied for rent supplement

Both men were  charged with causing criminal damage to the airport perimeter fence at Shannon airport and unlawful trespass into a taxi-way at Shannon airport on St Patrick’s Day.

The 82 and 77 year-olds have been denied bail over St Patrick’s Day incident

The cyber attack involved the spread of an information systems virus through a Ukrainian tax software product. Photograph: iStock

Period coincides with cyber attack on logistics company’s parent

School pupils  during a global protest for action to tackle climate change, outside the Dáil in Dublin.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Fridays for Future: ‘These are our lives that are being put in danger. Politicians, do something’

Teresa Cross of Croc’s Hair & Beauty of Clarina, Co Limerick denied that former employee Helen Ahern was subjected to any form of discrimination. Photograph: iStock

Employee claims her job was advertised when she was on sick leave while pregnant

Sgt Brian O’Callaghan said Keith Morkan’s car entered the M18 at Knockanean outside Ennis (general view above), careered across the road and clipped the wing mirror of a car being driven by a female motorist. File photograph: Google Street View

Judge says woman avoided ‘horrific collision’ by braking to avoid accused’s car on M18

William Fry has received €3.1 million in fees over the past five years for its work on the Apple case. Photograph: Reuters

William Fry has received €3.1m over past 5 years

A file photograph of Rowan House at the Dóchas Centre. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Report refers to allegations at Dóchas centre on Mountjoy campus in Dublin

‘The first 12 months of a child’s life is a particularly vulnerable time in terms of both of physical and psychological development.’ Photograph: iStock

Tusla seeks such orders when a child is believed to be at immediate risk

Planned data centre will provide 1,000 construction jobs over five years and lead to 200 permanent data centre jobs.

Planned million sq ft centre will be largest in west of Ireland since ill-fated Apple facility

Intel has sought 10-year planning permission for an extended and revised manufacturing fabrication facility at its Leixlip plant in Co Kildare

Kildare County Council is due to make a decision on the Intel application before the end of this month

The customer service advisor raised his grievance at the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) which has concluded he was unfair dismissed and recommended that the employer pay him €5,000.

WRC finds man (53) was unfairly dismissed after not being provided with right to reply

Thomas Reid has lodged an objection with Kildare County Council against an application by Intel for an extended and revised manufacturing fabrication facility at its plant in Leixlip, Co Kildare. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Previous action by Thomas Reid over extending Leixlip plant was focus of documentary

The investment manager told the WRC that he was ‘shell-shocked’ when told of his redundancy in July 2016.  Photograph: Alan Betson

WRC finds no redundancy situation and says process hasty

An aerial view of the Sedco 711 drilling rig at the Corrib gas field

Accounts filed by Canadian operator Vermilion Energy highlight the jump in income in 2018 at the Mayo gas field

Impression of Salesforce Tower – to the immediate left of the Central Bank’s docklands headquarters.

Salesforce to create 1,500 jobs in the docklands over next 5 years

Rene Miko of Place de Plouzane, Kilrush, Co Clare,  pleaded guilty to drink driving and dangerous driving causing death at at Ennis Circuit Court.

Court heard driver, who had no experience of driving and no driving licence, fled scene after crash

WRC adjudication officer, Roger McGrath said there was no doubt that Eileen Owens was asked about how she would settle into a ‘young’ workplace.

Woman was asked during interview how she would settle into ‘young’ workplace

British MP Boris Johnson on the main stage at the Pendulum Summit this year, being interviewed by RTÉ’s Bryan Dobson. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

Central Bank of Ireland, Nama, NTMA and Revenue all paid for staff to attend Dublin event last year

Hodges Figgis on Dawson Street, Dublin. Accounts for Waterstones Booksellers Ireland Ltd show it achieved the increase in pre-tax profits in spite of revenues declining by 3 per cent to €13.1 million.   Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Irish subsidiary recorded a 36 per cent increase in pre-tax profits to €3.39m last year

Star Wars: The Last Jedi, which was partially filmed on Skellig Michael with Rey (Daisy Ridley) and Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill). Photograph: Jonathan Olley

The Last Jedi had scenes involving Mark Hamill’s Luke Skywalker character at Skellig Michael

Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

Evan Toomey arrived at house after being called an ‘eejit’ on Facebook, judge hears

Johnnie Fox’s  in Glencullen: celebrity customers include Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

While pub generates sales from tourists, 75% of its business comes from Irish people

Shanahan’s fears “a negative and detrimental impact on the business and its viability” from construction of a new facility planned by the RCSI.

Dublin restaurant fears building work will deter customers and jeopardise business

A paramedic  said that at the scene Tom Whelan had earlier complained of a pain in his stomach. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Widow calls for greater farmer awareness on killer bug

Northern Ireland golfer Rory McIlroy is a client of the Communications Clinic agency along with AIB, Primark, Irish Water, KPMG and the Arts Council. Photograph: Gary A Vasquez/USA TODAY Sports

Accounts show accumulated profits at agency chaired by Terry Prone rose to €844,422

RTÉ presenter Joe Duffy. Mr Duffy is not a paid employee of RTÉ but is employed as a contractor. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Broadcaster is third highest paid in RTÉ

 Luxor Investments submitted revised plans containing “considerable revisions” with Dublin City Council that reduce the height of the office block. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Maria Browne had expressed worries over seven-storey building overlooking her offices

Replacement of the IDA office at Wilton Place with a seven-storey building is being objected to by locals.

Pembroke Road Residents’ Association refers to office projects being ‘plonked’ down

Teva told the Labour Court that the continuation of the bonus scheme was dependent on group performance. Photograph: Bloomberg

Union says pharma firm scheme worth €1,800 to each affected worker

Mothercare’s Irish profits fell by 72 per cent to €135,961 in the 12 months to the end of March 25th last. Photograph: iStock

Profits down 72% for year to end of March 2018

 WRC has already made rulings on 42 cases, resulting in awards amounting to €38,000 against Paddy Power. Photograph:   Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Bookie to pay out a total of €10,100 to 11 employees while others set to claim

The Connacht Hotel in Galway. The hotel – formerly the Galway Ryan hotel – is celebrating its 50th year in business having  been rebranded in 2013

Numbers employed by the company in 2017 increased from 231 to 307, with staff costs rising from €1.3m to €3.9m

ODCE director Ian Drennan. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Minister confirms 15 charges directed by DPP on indictments concerning ODCE inquiries

Cllr Ciaran Cuffe said it was ‘an extraordinary outage’. Photograph: Frank Miller

Dublin City Council says 29,000 third-party objections were ‘unpublished in error’

Judge says some participants of a feud in Ennis, Co Clare don’t even know what the feud is about.

Judge imposes jail terms on 12 members and associates of Sherlock and Molloy families

The Setanta Centre building, on Nassau Street in Dublin. Photograph: Dave Meehan/ The Irish Times

Goodman family plans redevelopment of Setanta Centre on Nassau Street

Revenue figures show that €95 million in tax credit claims by film and television production firms for 2018 followed claims of €73 million made for credits in 2017, €45 million in 2016.

Incorrect claims for credits leading to backlog of claims being processed

Taxi driver Abi Ohiku was set  upon by four members of the Sherlock family in a dispute over a fare.

Declan Sherlock was on High Court bail when he hi-jacked car owned by couple

Eric Trump, who sits on the board of the Trump Doonbeg firm, takes in the golfing experience at the Clare resort. Photograph: Eamon Ward

Revenues up by 7% to €11.4m for 2018 – the ‘best year’ to date for the enterprise

Harry  Crosbie indicated last month that he hoped to begin construction work on the Liberties project at Vicar Street in the coming few weeks. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

People Before Profit representatives lodge appeal against the 185-bedroom project

The sleeping carer was one of two carers and one nurse on night duty at the nursing home tasked with looking after 23 patients. File image: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Daughter of patient was unable to wake worker who was asleep on two chairs

The number of people  earning above €100,000 at Nama was steady at 98 last year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

State agencies together employ 22 people earning between €200,000 and €300,000

When the case was before the District Court last year, Judge Patrick Durcan said the injury the baby sustained was “very serious” and declined jurisdiction after taking into account the age of the injured party. File photograph: Getty Images

Infant’s maternal aunt was paid by sister to look after baby and two siblings at the time

The dental technician found a ‘Clever Dog Smart Camera’ hidden in a lever arch folder placed at the reception desk.

WRC awards woman €5,000 over ‘puzzling’ breach of trust and contract by employer

Irish Water is regulated by the Commission for Regulation of Utilities. Photograph: Frank Miller

Commission for Regulation of Utilities reduced its deficit to €1.09m as revenues increased by 6% to €15.9m

JP Morgan’s headquarters in New York. The company’s Irish arm paid corporation tax of $3.44 million   during the year.

Revenues at bank increased to $142m while it had $307bn of assets under custody here

 The National Transport Authority issued 148 fixed-penalty notices as a result of customer complaints in 2018. Photograph:  Matt Kavanagh

Filth, aggression, rudeness and taking of long routes among customer discontent reasons

Mia Hale and Edisona Dibra from Clonsilla taking a ride on the Cú Chulainn rollercoaster at Tayto Park in Co Meath. File photograph: Alan Betson

‘Coaster 2021’ ride will help projected visitor numbers to Tayto Park increase by 15 per cent

The largest proportion of Noonan Services Group’s revenues came from cleaning and facility services, which accounted for 54 per cent of income.

‘Man-guarding services’ account for 26 per cent of cleaning and services group’s income

Aircoach runs services between Dublin airport and the city, and Belfast. Photograph: Frank Miller

Revenue up for airport transport provider, as passenger numbers and routes increase

Dyson founder and chief engineer Sir James Dyson. Photograph:  Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Dyson

Despite increase, pre-tax profits down 18% for firm known for vacuums and hair dryers

A Co Louth print and design company has been ordered to pay €2,500 to a gay man over its refusal to print invites for his civil partnership ceremony.

Beulah Print and Design argued its refusal to provide service based on Christian beliefs

Johnny Ronan has since made a major comeback in the docklands area and is developing, with Colony Capital, Salesforce Tower Dublin at Spencer Dock. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Johnny Ronan’s Spencer Dock company had net liabilities totalling more than €401m

Café en Seine before its extensive renovation. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Revenues rise but Mercantile Group incurs exceptional costs of €3.1m

Belfast musician Van Morrison’s main entertainment company   recorded pre-tax profits of  €4.1 million

Accumulated profits fall of 37% indicates sizeable dividend payment

Revenue at Castlemartyr hotel in the 12 months to the end of March last year increased by 7 per cent from €9.5 million to €10.1 million. Photograph:  Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Directors say Co Cork five-star hotel will become profitable in coming years

Around 100 fish were killed in the incident including some brown trout and small number of juvenile salmon.

Utility pleaded guilty to allowing deleterious matter to go into the Ballcorrigan stream

Then Minister for Jobs Mary Mitchell O’Connor opening CAE Parc Aviation’s offices. The company is a global leader in providing aviation personnel to airlines and provides recruitment services to 70 clients in more than 60 countries

Latest accounts for Irish aviation recruiter show revenues rose by 7% to €135m

C&F Tooling Ltd recorded an increase in operating profit in 2017 in spite of revenue dipping 4 per cent from €90.87 million to €87.46 million.

Galway manufacturing group says results for 2018 ‘very positive’

A retailer has been asked to pay €6,000 to a worker sacked as a result of the fallout from accidentally spilling a cup of hot pot noodles on a child. Photograph: Alan Betson

WRC finds man dismissed after pot noodle spillage on child was denied fair procedure

The WRC found  the woman was dismissed on age grounds as her  dismissal letter shows she was not dismissed for poor performance.  Photograph: Alan Betson

‘Terminating someone’s employment, on the basis of age, is discriminatory,’ commission says

Dublin’s Portobello bridge. Photograph: Alan Betson

An Bord Pleanála rejects its own inspector’s recommendation on €40m development

LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 22:  Musicians The Edge, Bono, Larry Mullen Jr. and Adam Clayton of the band U2 accept the Touring Top Artist Award onstage during the 2011 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena May 22, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for ABC)

Other top performers at Dublin venue include Kylie, Niall Horan and Andrea Bocelli

The fifth series of the television drama “Vikings”, which was shot at Ashford Studios. Photograph: Jonathan Hession

Bord Pleanála grants Wicklow production base of ‘Vikings’approval for five new studios and support space

Harry Crosbie has been refused planning permission for a luxury boutique hotel at his current home on Dublin’s Hanover Quay in a row over public access to the waterfront. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Businessman turned down in row over public access to waterfront next to planned U2 visitor centre

Irish Rail dismissed David Hunt (37) by letter while he was in prison in 2016 after telling him he was unable to fulfill his contr(...)

Staff costs at Bennett Construction went up from €9.2 million to €11.57 million last year as numbers directly employed increased from 115 to 147. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Westmeath-based business sees turnover jump 38 per cent to €283 million

Kathryn Thomas. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Accounts for Aquarius Productions show rise of €37,288 in 12 months to end February

At the end of last March, Iconic Media Ltd owed David McWilliams €154,077, the latest accounts for the company show. Photograph: Peter Houlihan

Accumulated profits at economist’s Iconic Media Ltd increased to €627,705 last year

The Chief State Solicitor says a proposed seven-storey building is too tall and that people in the upper floors could see sensitive State material. Photograph: Getty Images

Maria Browne says proposed nearby block is too tall and could jeopardise State privacy

Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon received €128,682 in pay.

Schrems data privacy case costs Data Protection Commissioner €1.928m to date

Opponents of the proposal said the developement would be ‘entirely inappropriate for Temple Bar’

Bord Pleanála refuses planning permission on four-storey Exchange Street development

The proposed U2 visitor centre in Dublin’s docklands.

Centre in Dublin docklands ‘will upgrade one of the most prominent locations in the city’, local authority planner said

Accounts filed for series five of Vikings by VK Five Productions show that overall production costs totalled €76.4 million

Some 86 TV and film productions got tax reliefs here last year, according to Revenue

The former Karen Millen shop on Grafton Street. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Revenues at Karen Millen up 5% last year but fell 4% at the sister fashion retailer

Muckross Park Hotel. iNua Hospitality purchased the hotel for €6.25 million in early 2015 and it is part of a portfolio that includes the Radisson Blu hotels in Limerick, Cork and Athlone and the Hibernian in Kilkenny

Formerly owned by Bill Cullen and Jackie Lavin, the Kerry hotel recorded an operating profit of €214,157

An employer told a senior technician to keep working after the man told him that he was experiencing chest-pain and may be having a heart attack, the Wordplace Relations Commission (WRC) has heard.

Firm, which has ceased trading, gave worker redundancy notice four weeks into recovery

The Tifco group acquired  12 Travelodge hotels for €45.7 million in December 2016

Fourfold profit increase at group following 2016 acquisition of 12 hotels

 John Slattery, CEO of Embraer Aviation.  “I have 19,000 employees that work for me, and a small percentage are female.” Photograph: Peter Houlihan

Shareholders in Brazilian-based aircraft manufacturer will vote on proposed $5.25bn sale of business to Boeing

‘What happens within this courtroom stays within this courtroom,’Judge Patrick Durcan told the estranged couple.

Judge warns any further posts will lead to 14-day prison sentence

The DAA said to grant planning permission for the proposal would “put at risk decades of land-use planning that has supported the sustainable growth and development of Dublin airport”

DAA says allowing noise-sensitive development within inner airport noise zone would contravene national, regional and local policy

Coca-Cola’s Irish operation paid dividends totalling €15 million. Photograph: Shiho Fukada/The New York Times

Staff numbers employed by the business were reduced from 300 to 271

 Grand Theft Auto V was one of the bestselling computer games for Gamestop in 2017

Cost-cutting helps narrow losses as revenue rises 3% to €52 million

The Ann Summers shop on O’Connell Street prior to its closure. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Business records pre-tax loss of €776,240, down 28% on 2017

The Galway Clinic is  part-owned by businessman Larry Goodman. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Medical inflation and lower reimbursement rates by insurers contribute to decline

An artist’s impression of the new Vicar Street Hotel

Work expected to begin shortly on eight-storey hotel next to concert venue

Consultants Crowe say  that in spite of significant increases in demand, the level of hotel supply in Dublin over the past decade has been maintained at about 150 hotels and 19,000 rooms.

By 2023, 3,000 rooms could be opened in city in addition to 699 being built, study says

Niall Fitzgerald said the beauty therapy industry was a hard place to be for a man ‘because it is 99.9 per cent female’. File image: Gretchen Ertl/The New York Times

Kerry native said it was ‘unfair’ to expect him to have enhanced skill for manicures as a man

The most recent accounts for the Clare FM company show that it recorded a pre-tax loss of €180,566 in 2017. Photograph: iStock

Brother of former Tipperary hurling manager and Catholic Church to receive payout

Glenstal Abbey, in Co Limerick,  received almost €135,000 in grants from the American Ireland Funds in 2017.  Photograph: Arthur Ellis/Press22

The amount was by far the largest single donation made by the AIF in 2017

A Dutch company is seeking to hinder the plans of mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor to expand his brand across Europe. Photograph: Inpho/Raymond Spencer

MMA fighter encounters more resistance in efforts to protect name and sports ventures

The corncrake, known for its rasping call, was once widespread across the countryside, but the population was decimated by mechanised farming. Photograph: iStock

Bird sees first rise in numbers since 2014, attributed to last year’s warm weather

A service manager sprayed perfume on a male colleague and told him ‘let’s see how you explain that when you get home’, a case before the Workplace Relations Commission  heard

WRC awards €26,000 to man dismissed after raising bullying concerns with employer

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