Café en Seine on Dawson Street: one of the Mercantile Entertainment Group’s many well-known establishments in Dublin, along with the Mercantile Bar and Hotel, The George and Whelan’s on Wexford Street. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A claim that the former chief executive of Anglo Irish Bank, David Drumm, was last year proposed for the job of finance director of one of Dublin’s la(...)

The Howl at the  Moon pub on Mount Street in Dublin

The Mercantile hospitality group has sold well-known Dublin city outlet, Howl at the Moon, to its bigger rival Press Up Entertainment, for a price und(...)

Cafe en-Seine on Dawson Street in Dublin city centre. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Two of the country’s largest hospitality groups, which between them own landmark pubs such as Cafe en Seine and Whelan’s, are to join forces in a mult(...)

The high-profile publican landlord of Cafe En Seine in Dawson Street, Dublin, refused to give consent for the buyers to take over the lease. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A €15 million deal led by the founders of the Setanta sports broadcasting group to buy four of Dublin’s best-known pubs has hit a snag, after the h(...)

Café en-Seine on Dawson St, one of the four bars in the Capital Bars Group portfolio

A consortium has acquired four of Dublin’s best known bars including Café en-Seine on Dawson Street for €15 million – €3 million more than the guide p(...)

Setanta Sports Australia was founded in 2005 as a pub-only service, migrating to a consumer platform two years later.

The Irish company that owns Setanta Sports Australia has reached an agreement to sell it to the beIN Media Group, a subsidiary of the Qatari state-(...)