The Teflon Taoiseach, Bertie Ahern. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA/iStock

Before Bertie Ahern, it was just that slippy stuff that stopped your sausages sticking to the frying pan on a Sunday morning. But owing to the former(...)

The American Farm Bureau is drawing up a code of conduct, but farmers are concerned the data on their individual farms might be misused, sold or leaked to rival farmers. Photograph: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Monsanto is facing public ire again. By recently acquiring a Silicon Valley start-up called Climate Corporation for $1 billion, Monsanto gained access(...)

Conal O’Brien: could almost be described as a reluctant businessman

In many respects, Conal O’Brien was an unlikely candidate to succeed in the Irish motor industry. Discreet and reserved, he had an avers(...)