Accounts filed by the National Ploughing Association of Ireland Company Ltd show pretax losses at the company were €494,370 in the 12 months to the end of January 31st. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Storm forced organisers to cancel the biggest day of the event last September

Ten-storey development subject of claim related to effects on light for existing buildings

File photograph of a Bus Eireann bus.

Kenneth Folman convicted of careless driving at Bunratty in Co Clare

Limerick’s Darragh O’Donovan celebrates after beating Galway in the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final, at Croke Park, Dublin. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Company’s profits fall 1% to €4.9m as revenues increase 4% last year

Ed Sheeran is on the Warner label as are Dua Lipa, Rita Ora, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Kylie, Jess Glynne and Coldplay

Latest accounts show the company’s pre-tax profits almost doubled to €546,865

The accounts show that pay to the firm’s three directors – Paul Costelloe (above), Anne Costelloe and Gerald Mescal – fell to €365,534 from €581,329 for the 12 months to the end of August last.

Profit after tax and dividends totals €182,173 for 12 months to end of August 2018

A national tourism body has claimed  an apartment development  will compromise the visitor experience and views from the Gravity Bar in the Guinness Storehouse (above)

Irish Tourism boss says Marlet plan would impact on Guinness Storehouse experience

Shannon airport’s passenger numbers will be down this year after six years of growth

Grounding of the Boeing aircraft has resulted in the loss of 13 services per week at Shannon

Leader Wayne O’Donnell, Presenter Kathryn Thomas, Leader David Cryan,  all of Operation Transformation.

Production company reports fourfold rise in pretax profits as RTÉ confirms 13th series

Brexit roles: of the 453 staff, 370 were recruited  by Revenue in 2019. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

In 2018 the Government granted approval for the phased recruitment of an additional 600 people to Revenue to meet the challenges p(...)

 The Cú Chulainn roller-coaster in Tayto Park.

Bord Pleanála cites concerns over noise

Patrick Guilbaud at his restaurant in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne /The Irish Times

Profits at Michelin-starred venue hit €520,000

Merrion Hotel, Dublin: co-owner Hastings Hotels Group’s profit has dropped 39 per cent to £3.19 million in the competitive hotel sector. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Co-owner of Merrion Hotel’s turnover rises 4% to £41.18m

The worker was dismissed without notice for raising his hand to his colleague, behaviour that was considered to be “wholly unacceptable” contrary to the company’s values and which could have impacted on its reputation.

WRC says action was not aggressive but that it was ‘disrespectful, offensive and humiliating’

Disney store on Grafton St, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Pre-tax profits dip to €153,000 at Grafton Street store

Suzanne Jackson is co-owner of SanFran Cosmetics Ltd. File photograph: Andres Poveda

Blogger and businesswoman Suzanne Jackson is co-owner of SanFran Cosmetics Ltd

Glen Dimplex:  principal activity  the manufacture and sale of heating  and other domestic appliances

Glen Electric, one of North’s largest employers with 4,780 staff, warns of Brexit concerns

Practising at Lahinch Golf Club. Photograph:  Brian Arthur

Up to 100,000 golf fans expected to spend €7m in spruced-up Clare village

Treasury Building, home of the NTMA. Photograph:Cyril Byrne

EY to carry out review as new loans drawn down through SBCI slumped by 68% last year

The Clarence hotel, Dublin. The new rooms are to be located on the second, third and fourth floors of the adjacent Dollard House, which is a protected structure. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Bono, the Edge and Paddy McKillen snr will continue to retain ownership of the hotel building

Stormzy  is to perform at a Festival Republic concert later this summer.

Pre-tax profits increase by 57 per cent to £7.78 million

Man admits having child abuse material after book found on bedside locker

A fashion retailer has been ordered to pay €15,000 to a sales assistant who had her left breast ‘patted’ by her boss in front of a colleague at a staff meeting. Image: iStock.

Employee took case against fashion firm after incident at meeting witnessed by colleague

Family-owned  Wild Irish Seaweeds has invested €300,000 in scaling up its operations over the past two years. Photograph: iStock

Evan Talty of Wild Irish Seaweeds is veteran of Dragons’ Den

A Co Clare man died a little over two hours after taking a cocktail of liquid heroin and methadone, Clare Coroner’s Court has heard.

Coroner says Robbie Conway’s heart stopped after cocktail of methadone and liquid heroin

The Malt House in Dublin’s docklands.

Jepview to add four floors to Malt House building in Dublin’s docklands

Richard Barrett, founder of Bartra, who is developing the site in Dublin’s docklands

Permission granted for 10-storey development at Boston Sidings site

Fifty Shades of Grey set the record of being the fastest-selling paperback of all times when it launched in 2011.

Fifty Shades Ltd recorded revenues of £15.4m in year to October last

Of the 265 tax settlements agreed last year with defaulters, 30 per cent remain unpaid. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Figures show €15.5m remains unpaid by in tax, penalties and interest from 2018

A Dublin car dealership’s decision to dismiss a salesman who failed to sell any vehicles over a seven week period, viewed as the busiest time of the year, was fair, the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) has ruled. Image: iStock.

Man had job for seven weeks in January and February, which is busiest time year, WRC told

The number of new companies registered last year totalled 22,428. Photograph: iStock

Average payment of €535 paid by almost 13,500 companies

Martin Gerald Foley, of Lislanihan, Kilkee

Vet said that she was taken aback by the welfare conditions

Portmarnock hotel and golf resort has undergone a refurbishment.

Property is now for sale for €50m after owners purchased it for €27m in 2014

Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

David Quinn convicted of distribution of child pornography

The former Chester Beatty Library on Shrewsbury Road.

Builder lodges plans for changes to four houses close to Fitzpatrick residence

Replacing the sliotar with a soft ball is unlikely to be acceptable as the fundamental characteristics of hurling would be significantly altered, the authors of the medical paper say. File image: Bryan O’Brien

Mother ran onto pitch and performed CPR helping to resuscitate him, medical study found

Photograph Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

Worker’s role was to confront non-compliance within the Revenue’s rules

Intel has itself lodged a first-party appeal against one condition attached to the planning permission granted by the county council. Photograph: Ronen Zvulun/Reuters

Thomas Reid has long been a thorn in side of US microchip giant on planning matters

So far this year the Government has paid €142,116 to barristers retained in relation to the Apple tax case. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Legal and other experts paid €7.1m so far

A judge has jailed a  broadband salesman for seven months for carrying out a sexual assault on a woman with disabilities in her own home. File photograph: Getty Images

Man given seven-month prison term for attack on ‘vulnerable citizen’ in Co Clare

Minister for Enterprise Heather Humphreys. Photograph: Alan Betson

Minister for Enterprise defends agency as securing ‘valuable and job-rich investment’

Gabriel Makhlouf: Joan Burton called for the process of appointing Mr Makhlouf as governor of the Cental Bank to be paused because of controversy engulfing him in his native New Zealand, where he is head of the treasury.

Gabriel Makhlouf due to take up post in September

Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Sgt Donal Cronin was injured while trying to restrain prisoner in a violent struggle

Prominent Atheist and member of the Congregationalist Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster (CCFSM), John Hamill, has failed in a discrimination action over not getting free Luas travel on the day of the papal Mass in the Phoenix Park last August.

Member of the Congregationalist Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster took case against NTA

The complainant said he received a WhatsApp message wishing him ‘Happy Pride Day ye Big Queer’ from one of the restaurant directors.

WRC rejects contention that language ‘was banter’

Clare County Council is seeking to rejuvenate the visitor facilities at the Cliffs of Moher which are said to be ‘rather overwhelmed’ by the numbers arriving during peak times. Image: iStock.

Numbers visiting Co Clare attraction forecast to rise to 2m a year by 2025, tender states

The average indicative cost of the apartments will be €327,888

Proposal to sell apartments to DLR County Council is part of two fast-track applications

Cliffs of Moher ‘rather overwhelmed’ by vistor numbers.

Site ‘overwhelmed’ by visitor numbers which are projected to rise

Ernst & Young Services (Ireland) Ltd last year had 76 directors. Photograph: iStock

Ernst & Young Services (Ireland) Ltd’s profits fall 86% to €57,000 despite rise in revenues

Debenhams  at Henry Street, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Troubled retailer employs 1,373 with hundreds more working in concession outlets

Bernadette Lavery, MD Boots Ireland

Network of 87 branches sees pre-tax profits of Irish arm of UK pharmacy rise to €24.1m

Dublin Aerospace was established in 2009. Photograph: iStock

Aircraft maintenance group sees a 1% decline in revenue

Accounts filed by Pallas Foods show revenue increased by 10 per cent from €319.2 millon to €352.18 million in the 12 months to the end of June last.

Food service wholesaler achieves gross margin level of 25.5 per cent

Judge Gerald Keys said the video of the incident ‘speaks for itself’ and dismissed the claim for damages. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Bus Éireann ‘would have to close altogether’ if claim by Limerick man (77) succeeded

A dental clinic has agreed to pay a woman €10,000 after a dentist refused to treat her after she disclosed that she had HIV. File photograph: John Giles/PA Wire.

Patient was in dentist chair had received anaesthetic when service withdrawn

Customers in Ireland spent €3.58 million a week  at Ikea. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Retailer’s Irish ‘click and collect’ channel now accounts for close to 10% of sales

Belluci’s in Dublin 4.

Restaurateur unhappy with plans for new restaurant

The Setanta Centre building on Nassau Street in Dublin. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Eight-storey development on Nassau Street approved despite strong local opposition

The WRC  accepted the employer sought to find out who had written the graffiti and that notices regarding harassment and graffiti were posted in the workplace.

WRC rules worker subjected to discrimination and harassment at Dublin company

The group counts The Stag’s Head in Dublin 2 among its star performers. Photograph: Frank Miller

Group includes The Stag’s Head and Kehoe’s in Dublin

Aviva has highlighted an expensive case “as a reason why insurance companies settle claims rather than risking significant losses”.

Aviva winning 80% of cases it defends in courts after tenfold increase in scrutiny staff

A cookery demonstration at Ballymaloe.

Brexit cited for causing uncertainty as advertising is increased at Co Cork operation

An artist’s impression of Guinness Enterprise Centre’s finished €10m expansion

Not-for-profit appeals contribution sought by Dublin council over €10m expansion plan

A Swissport bus. Swissport Ireland  pleaded guilty to six separate summons concerning the use of marked gas oil in its vehicles on November 2nd, 2017. Photograph: Getty Images

Judge says the airport ground handler engaged in a practice ‘that was costing the Irish taxpayer a considerable amount of money ’

Strong showing by Fianna Fáil which takes 13 seats in 28-seat chamber

Jamie Heaslip was captain of the Irish rugby team and also played with the Leinster team. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

Sabra Management among string of successful firms run by former rugby players

Michael Bowman SC  presented the circumstantial evidence that led to the conviction of Tipperary farmer, Patrick Quirke for the murder of Bobby Ryan. File photograph: Collins Courts

Total bill to the DPP for the three-strong counsel team was almost €300,000

It will cost Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council €491,503  for each apartment in the Rockbook development for which Ires Reit is seeking planning permission.

Landlord offers to sell 43 Sandyford units to Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council

Kildare County Council has given the green light to Intel for its planned $4 billion (€3.53 billion) manufacturing fabrication  facility in Leixlip.

Move brings total potential investment at Co Kildare facility to €8bn

Newstalk presenter Pat Kenny: his firm’s wealth has soared since he moved from RTÉ to Newstalk in 2013.

Pat Kenny Media Services posts accumulated profits up €167,144 on previous year

The girl told the High Court she wanted the adoption to go through.

Judge said the girl was left ‘devastated’ after birth mother said her father died of a broken heart due to girl’s refusal to visit(...)

The Wynn’s development involves adding 27 new bedrooms. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Plan for historic building opposed by An Bord Pleanála’s own inspector

Dundrum Town Centre is opposing a new retail outlet in Carrickmines. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Scheme given green light by council includes two supermarkets, 130 homes and cinema

At interview, the job applicant indicated he needed paper and a pen to communicate and was asked, ‘in the warehouse how would you manage to work safely?’ File photograph: The Irish Times

Both sides agreed that first thing said by manager at interview was, ‘so you’re deaf?

Judge Patrick Durcan said  Tania McCarthy carried out ‘a hoover job’ on a Boots chemist in Ennis when she took 38 cosmetic items worth €520. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Tania McCarthy, a mother-of-four, stole €520 of goods from Boots and €34 from a Centra

A decision by a company to discrimatorily dismiss a man with dyspraxia was informed by a health and safety officer carrying out a Google search on the disorder, the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) has heard. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Sky Handling Partner ordered to pay former worker €15,000 over discriminatory decision

 Glenveagh Properties PLC image during its first AGM. Photo: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

This would form part of plans to construct 554 apartments at a site in Dublin’s docklands

Owner wants to increase Mercantile Hotel at 24-28 Dame Street from 28 to 109 rooms

Council has concerns about scale, mass and height of planned extension for Dublin hotel

Workers entering the Intel facility at Collinstown, Leixlip, 2016. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Agency would not be drawn on reasons behind purchase, easily its biggest of 2018

Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Man was sacked for gross misconduct after an investigation upheld 14 of 17 complaints


Award of almost €40,000 after unjust dismissal in dispute with male colleague ‘Tony’

Ben Dunne Gym at Northwood, Dublin. ‘I do this for fun,’ the businessman has said. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

Gym business founded by former Dunnes Stores director posts €5m operating profit

The court found that the disciplinary investigation contained many flaws ‘and this made it difficult for the complainant to establish that she ought not to be dismissed’. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Cheeverstown House Ltd also dismissed Mercy Oshin for carrying patient to safety

The court heard the Central Mental Hospital (above) was fully occupied and there is a long waiting list of extremely ill people in prison who are in more urgent need of admission than a Co Clare man. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

State to sign €3bn broadband contract ‘and we don’t have money for man who needs treatment’

Market shares declines slightly at Murdoch-owned local radio stations

Corrib gas field: Vermilion says quarterly production down year over year due mainly to natural decline. File photograph: Shell E&P Ireland Limited

Corrib Gas Partners invested more than €3.6bn in the project before gas started to flow

Stars of TV drama Striking Out, l-r:  Rory Keenan, Fiona O’ Shaughnessy,  Amy Huberman,  Neil Morrissey,  and Emmet Byrne.

Accounts filed by Blinder Films show €255k in Irish Film Board development loans

Orla Kiely described the collapse of her clothing business as “a bereavement”. Photograph: Reuters

Goods sold through direct sales, a pop-up shop and auctions

Photograph: iStock

Six large-scale applications put to planning board, with majority in Dublin

Brendan O’Connor   on the set of his series, Brendan O’Connor’s Cutting Edge. Photograph: Andres Poveda

Mind the Gap profits rise to €245,000 on back of buoyant year for the business

Patsy Watchorn from The Dubliners, Cliodhna Dunne, Phelim Drew and John Sheahan from The Dubliners at O’Donoghue’s pub in November 2008 for the launch of the Ronnie Drew posthumous CD The Last Session: A Fond Farewell.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Profits at iconic Dublin music pub, where The Dubliners played, increase 52% in 2018

Andrew Long (36), whose  job as a paramedic was now finished, the court heard.

HSE employee Andrew Long (36) placed choke hold on Mary Nihill and Elise McMahon

Pullman restaurant at Glenlo Abbey  in Galway. New accounts filed by Baswal Ltd show the hotel’s surge in profits came on the back of a 10 per cent rise in sales to €5.36 million

Accounts show Galway hotel’s profit surge comes on the back of 10% rise in sales to €5.36m

Declan O’Regan’s Telfer Ltd  operates L’Gueuleton restaurant on Dublin’s South Great George’s Street. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

Operating profits at Telfer Ltd advance 25% to €1.5m while revenue climbs 5% to €8.5m

Spencer Dock: Johnny Ronan’s  application is one of seven large applications lodged with An Bord Pleanála over five days under the Government’s fast-track planning rules.

Spencer Dock 576-unit project is developer’s biggest post-crash proposal to Bord Pleanála

Brendan O’Carroll generates much of his income from touring, while the appeal of the TV programme shows no sign of abating

The entertainer and his wife have received almost €2m in dividends from the company over the past two years

The Malthouse, Grand Canal Quay, Dublin.

Denis O’Brien associated company had sought permission to add five floors

 Dublin-registered BAMLI now has branches in Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Brussels, Paris, Zurich, Madrid and Milan. File photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg/Getty Images

Profits up $76m after merger to increase branch numbers across Europe due to Brexit

Dr Selim’s unfair dismissal came seven months after comments he made on RTÉ’s Primetime on female circumcision sparked widespread criticism. Photograph:  Brenda Fitzsimons

Dr Selim ‘got caught up in wave of negative publicity’ – Workplace Relations Commission

The Mercantile on Dame Street which is the subject of expansion plans.

Plans lodged to rejuvenate Dame Street hotel and pub venue as part of €10m expansion

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