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Workers at Tara Mines in Knockumber, Co Meath. Tara boasts a workforce of about 600 people and mines roughly 2.6 million tonnes of ore every year.

At 8am every day, a fleet of Toyota Land Cruiser SUVs powers up in Knockumber, Co Meath, to bring workers down Europe’s largest zinc mine. Navigating(...)

 Unilever shares rose 75 pence to 4,389 pence after the consumer goods giant said pre-tax profits climbed 27 per cent

European stocks fell on Thursday as investors bet exporters will suffer from a stronger euro, after European Central Bank president Mario Draghi’s com(...)

Paddy Power Betfair finished off a positive week with a 0.6% rise to €102.20

European shares edged higher on Friday, ending the week in positive territory thanks to corporate earnings and robust basic resources stocks, though (...)

Boliden says an extended  tailings dam at Tara Mines will have sufficient capacity for production at current levels until 2026

Boliden, the Swedish owner of Tara Mines in Co Meath, is to invest €44 million in the site after identifying new mineral resources and deciding to exp(...)

Revenues at Tara Mines rose from €174 million in 2013 to €187.8 million last year

Turnover at the company that operates Tara Mines rose by 7.9 per cent last year but pre-tax profits more than halved due to the impact of changes in i(...)

Tara Mines is claiming some €2.3 million damages against the trustees of its pension schemes. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Tara Mines is claiming some €2.3 million damages against the trustees of its pension scheme arising from an amendment positively affecting the entitle(...)

Bank of Ireland was a beneficiary of upward momentum in the financial sector, with its share price finishing up 1.1 per cent at 27 cent

European stocks rose, extending a third consecutive monthly advance, as Rio Tinto Group and Boliden led mining companies higher, and banking stocks al(...)

The Navan mine is the largest zinc mine in Europe. It was purchased by Swedish company Boliden in 2004.

Some 650 jobs are to be saved in Co Meath, after the Government agreed a new deal with the owners of Tara Mines, which will see the continuation of mi(...)

Tara Mines in Navan, Co Meath. Production at the mine began in 1977 and since then over 70 million tonnes of ore have been mined. Photograph: Alan Betson

Pre-tax profits at the company that operates Tara Mines last year decreased by 63 per cent to €10.26 million.The mine is Europe’s largest and the worl(...)