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Seán Quinn said he was prepared to give an undertaking if he could access a road built by him 20 years ago. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

High Court proceedings aimed at preventing former billionaire Seán Quinn from trespassing on lands owned by the group of companies he set up were adjo(...)

Seán Quinn was alleged to have driven his E-Class Mercedes on lands owned by his former company, including Swanlinbar Quarry. Photograph: Collins

Two companies that were part of the former Quinn group have launched High Court proceedings against the former billionaire businessman and the group’s(...)

The company blamed last year’s sharp rises in energy, carbon credit and raw materials costs for the fall in earnings.  Photograph: Getty

Soaring costs cut earnings at cement and packaging maker Mannok by 17 per cent to €25.8 million last year, the company said on Thursday. Formerly kno(...)

Gardaí outside the gates of Seán Quinn’s home outside Ballyconnell, Co Cavan, as the businessman’s home is searched on Wednesday morning. Photograph: Lorraine Teevan

Gardaí investigating alleged criminal activity in the Border region have seized documents and electronic devices from the home of businessman Seán Qui(...)

QIH director Kevin Lunney in a still from his BBC Spotlight interview. Photograph:  BBC Spotlight

The mystery “paymaster” who funded the abduction and assault of Quinn Industrial Holdings director Kevin Lunney could face life imprisonment if convic(...)

US president Joe Biden: The $1.9 trillion recovery plan in which construction of all kinds is key  is set for take-off. Photograph: Stefani Reynolds/New York Times/Bloomberg

Builders are facing a difficult summer. They returned to sites following months of lockdown to encounter shortages in timber, steel and insulation mat(...)

Pipe manufacturer Wavin has told customers to expect longer lead times to fill orders. File photograph: Getty

Construction faces a further slowdown as builders’ suppliers have shut their order books this month due to a deepening raw materials crisis. Growing (...)

Liam McCaffrey, chief executive of Mannok says company had been preparing for Brexit since the vote in June 2016. Photograph: Mannok

Earnings at building materials and packaging maker Mannok grew 17 per cent to €31 million last year, the company said on Thursday. Formerly known as (...)