Anne Gallagher, owner of the Hillcrest House Nursing Home in Letterkenny, Co Donegal, for almost two decades, is grateful to have gotten through 15 mo(...)

A spokeswoman for Paris-listed Orpea declined to give specifics on the deal. Photograph: iStock

French care homes company Orpea Group has agreed to buy the FirstCare collection of nursing homes from businessman Mervyn Smith in a deal understood t(...)