Aryzta had an unremitting bad year and was the  standout corporate loser of 2018. Photograph: Reuters

It was another year of mixed fortunes in corporate Ireland. The economy continues to be the fastest growing in Europe while the live register fell to (...)

Chanelle founder and owner Michael Burke: “We’ve doubled turnover in the last five years, and expect to double turnover again within the next five years.” Photograph: Michael Dillon

Ireland’s largest indigenous drug company has announced an €86 million investment plan that will see the creation of 350 jobs over the next five years(...)

Pictured  in Loughrea, Co Galway is  Michael Burke (MD, Chanelle Group). Photograph: Michael Dillon

There’s no mistaking Michael Burke’s Loughrea roots. The vet who has built the largest indigenous pharmaceuticals manufacturing group in Ireland has t(...)

Chanelle Group, founded by Michael Burke, is to create  175 jobs in a major expansion of its operations.

Chanelle Group, the largest Irish-owned manufacturer of pharmaceuticals, will create 175 jobs in a major expansion of its operations. Taoiseach Enda(...)

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump: the least favourable among executives who attended  awards dinner at the Mansion House in Dublin. Photograph: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images

It’s just as well that American billionaire gasbag Donald Trump isn’t running for the presidency in Ireland judging by a straw poll of leading Irish e(...)