Michael Hanley, group CEO; Alan McCay, vice-chairman; Colin Kelso, vice-Chairman and Alo Duffy, chairman of Lakeland Dairies.  Co-operatives Lakeland Dairies and Lacpatrick formally merged on Monday creating a business with sales of more than €1 billion a-year.

Co-operatives Lakeland Dairies and Lacpatrick formally merged on Monday creating a business with sales of more than €1 billion a-year. Irish and UK r(...)

Lakeland Dairies said it concluded 2018 with a strong balance sheet and shareholders’ funds of €130 million.

The State’s second-largest dairy processor Lakeland Dairies has reported record revenue and profit for 2018 while cautioning that market conditions th(...)

LacPatrick chairman Andrew McConkey, Lakeland chief executive Michael Hanley and Lakelands chairman Alo Duffy

Lakeland’s takeover of rival dairy LacPatrick has been given the green light by regulatory authorities in the Republic and in Northern Ireland. The (...)

Investigations by competition authorities are generally expected in the case of substantial mergers.

UK regulators formally launched an investigation into the merger between Lakeland Dairies and LacPatrick co-op on Wednesday. Shareholders in both gro(...)

Lakeland and LacPatrick shareholders voted last month to merge in a move to create a business that will generate revenues of €1 billion. Photograph: iStock

Lakeland Dairies and rival LacPatrick must put their proposed merger on hold while a second competition watchdog scrutinises the deal. Lakeland and (...)

Kerry Central Regional Water Supply Scheme by Irish Water, in association with Kerry County Council, Nicholas O’Dwyer, TOBIN Consulting Engineers and Glan Agua, took the title of Engineering Project of the Year. Gavin Reilly, associate director at Nicholas O’Dwyer, holds the winning trophy on behalf of the project team on stage.

The Kerry Central Regional Water Supply Scheme has taken Ireland’s premier engineering award, while Aoife Murphy won the highly prestigious Chartered (...)

The European Commission has given Italy’s populist government three weeks to redraft its 2019 budget or face European sanctions

The European Commission has given Italy’s populist government three weeks to redraft its 2019 budget or face European sanctions. The move, likely to p(...)

Andrew McConkey,  LacPatrick Dairies chairman (left) with Lakeland Dairies chief executive Michael Hanley and chairman Alo Duffy.

Shareholders of Lakeland Dairies and LacPatrick Dairies have approved the merger of the two dairy processing co-operatives in separate ballots. Lakel(...)

European Council president Donald Tusk and Britain’s prime minister Theresa May talk after a group photo-opportunity  in Brussels. Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters

The security checks at Heathrow Airport are divided into three lanes: the United Kingdom and Ireland, Europe, and then International. Brexit metaphors(...)

Monaghan-headquartered LacPatrick has been in exclusive talks with Cavan-based Lakeland since June

Troubled Northern Ireland dairy LacPatrick is to merge with neighbouring Lakeland Dairies. The amalgamation, which is still subject to shareholder app(...)

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